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SHOWS FOR YOUNGSTERS AND THEIR PARENTS TOO : An Eagle Scout's heroic story encores on HBO; ABC offers a double bill for kids; Family's 'Journey'

March 24, 1996|LEE HARRIS | TIMES STAFF WRITER

A young American girl is trapped in Holland during World War II in the Disney Channel premiere The Little Riders (Sunday at 7 p.m.). Joanne and her Dutch grandparents resist the Nazi occupation of their town but she comes face to face with the German soldiers when she tries to protect the Little Riders, the miniature statues and prized symbols of the village. For the whole family.

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In The Enchanted Journey (Family Channel, Monday at 8 a.m.), Glicko, a chipmunk, decides to escape from his cage at the pet store to find his true home after hearing tales of a forest where hundreds of chipmunks live. For ages 5 and up.

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Moesha gets a chance at adulthood when she and Kim get jobs at the the mall on Moesha (UPN, Tuesday at 8 p.m.). When Mo gets a promotion, Frank and Dee decide to let her work longer hours, believing she will wake up to reality and see that adulthood isn't all it's cracked up to be. For ages 14 and up.

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HBO encores its CableACE award-winning documentary Eagle Scout: The Story of Henry Nicols (Wednesday at noon). The film is about how a young hemophiliac contracts the AIDS virus through blood infusions, then creates an Eagle Scout project to help educate other young people while continuing to live a full life. For the whole family.

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In search of toys, the children end up locked in the attic along with Grandpa Boris in the half-hour Rugrats Passover (Nickelodeon, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.). Boris recounts the Passover story to them.

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The "ABC Kid Movie Matinee" is a rebroadcast of The Parsley Garden and The Secret of Lizard Woman (Saturday at 12:30 p.m.) In "The Parsley Garden," a 10-year-old dreads telling his widowed mother about being caught shoplifting. While searching for a missing uncle, a 13-year-old learns to accept his Navajo heritage in "The Secret of Lizard Woman." For ages 10 and up.

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