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Camp Wilder

Camp Wilder is an ABC network television sitcom series created by Matthew Carlson and starring Jerry O’Connell which aired from September 18, 1992 to February 26, 1993, lasting for one season & 20 episodes (leaving one episode unaired).

Plot

The series centered on Ricky Wilder, a 28-year-old nurse and single mother to a six-year-old daughter, Sophie, who is the guardian of her teenage siblings: 16-year-old Brody & 13-year-old Melissa after their parents' death. Ricky opens up her home as a judgment-free hangout to her siblings' friends who would come to her for advice.

Cast

  • Mary Page Keller as Ricky Wilder
  • Jerry O'Connell as Brody Wilder
  • Meghann Haldeman as Melissa Wilder
  • Tina Majorino as Sophie Wilder
  • Jay Mohr as Dorfman
  • Hilary Swank as Danielle
  • Jared Leto as Dexter
  • Margaret Langrick as Beth

Broadcast History

"Camp Wilder" aired as a part of ABC's "TGIF" lineup, but was cancelled after 19 episodes aired due to low ratings.

Accolades

Year Award Result Category Recipient
1993 Young Artist Awards Nominated Outstanding Actress Under Ten in a Television Series Tina Majorino
Best Young Actress in a New Television Series Hilary Swank
Best Young Actress in a New Television Series Meghann Haldeman
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