The Boy In The Plastic Bubble
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The Boy In The Plastic Bubble
Welcome Back Kotter star John Travolta headlines the made-for-TV Boy in the Plastic Bubble. Douglas Day Stewart's fact-based teleplay casts Travolta as Tod Lubitsch, a teenager who was born without disease immunities. Tod is forced to live out his life in incubator conditions; whenever he vetnures into the outdoors, he must be encased in a huge plastic bubble. When he falls in love with Gina Biggs (Glynnis O'Connor), Tod must decide between staying safe and following his heart, which would mean facing near-certain death. Diana Hyland won an Emmy for her portrayal of Travolta's… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Worthwhile tale of adolescence and difference."
‑ Randy White, Common Sense Media
"Typical disease-of-the-week TV fare, made memorable by a young John Travolta on the cusp of superstardom."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
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