True Life Stories | 1981
The program recreates the trials and tribulations of actual people. The pilot episode stories include "If I Were a Rich Man." The rags-to-riches-to-rags saga of Charlie Steen, a geologist whose mine produced enough uranium ore to build a fortune--and lost it just as quickly through careless spending.
Story 2: "Family Reunion." The story of Barbara Hallberg and her search to find the woman who abandoned her as an infant.
Story 3: "Happy New Year." A vignette that depicts a critical turning point in the life of one of Hollywood's most colorful underdogs.