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Million Dollar Babies

Million Dollar Babies

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, November 20, 1994 15.9 25 1
Tuesday, November 22, 1994 14.6 22 2
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  • Season: 1994-95
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: Biography, Children/Teens, Family Drama, Period Piece, True Story

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Plot Synopsis

In 1934 Ottawa, Canada a rural farm couple, Oliva and Elizire Dionne give birth to five baby girls. A media frenzy erupts and the Canadian authorities see the financial potential and place the infants under government guardianship. Dr. Allan DaFoe, who delivered the Quints, soon takes over the childrens' lives, making them tourist attractions and forbidding the parents from seeing them. A legal battle ensues with the parents fighting for the right to raise their children.


Production Company:

  • Bernard Zukerman, Cinar, CBC, CBS, Telefilm Canada, Ontario Film Dev.

Production Type:

  • In-House
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