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SHOWS FOR YOUNGSTERS AND THEIR PARENTS TOO

Angus is growing up on TBS; Edison comes to light on HBO; take a trip to Halloweentown on Disney

October 11, 1998|LEE HARRIS | TIMES STAFF WRITER

Charlie Talbert portrays an overweight student who doesn't fit in at high school in Angus (TBS, Sunday at 6 p.m.). George C. Scott and Kathy Bates also star in this 1995 film comedy. For the family.

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Tony Danza is a construction contractor who gets a request from on high to build a mounmental ark in Noah, on "The Wonderful World of Disney" (ABC, Sunday at 7 p.m.). Danza's character isn't buying it until he wakes up to a terrifying thunderstorm. He purchases lumber and starts to build. For the family.

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Tia (Tia Mowry) risks her relationship with Tyreke (RonReaco Lee) when she is attracted to a handsome teaching assistant (guest star Brian McKnight) on Sister, Sister (WB, Sunday at 8 p.m.). For ages 10 and up.

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Marcus (Jason Weaver) has his work cut out for him on Smart Guy (WB, Sunday at 8:30 p.m.) when T.J. (Tahj Mowry) offers the Henderson house for a party while their father is out of town. For ages 8 and up.

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An adult learns from a child and vice versa in The Inventors' Special: Edison--The Wizard of Light (HBO, Monday at 7 p.m.). The genius inventor Thomas Edison (Kenneth Welsh) finds that he can make a difference in the life of a young apprentice (Michael Suchanek); it turns out the orphan can return the favor. For the family.

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Debbie Reynolds plays an eccentric and high-spirited witch in Halloweentown (Disney Channel, Saturday at 7 p.m.). Her grandchildren travel to the spooky locale with her and help her fight an evil force threatening to take it over. For ages 6 and up.

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