TV Tango Search


|              FREE: Ask a TV Expert

Getting Out

Getting Out

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Monday, April 25, 1994 11.1 18 2
(Click any date to see TV listings for that day)
  • Season: 1993-94
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Family Drama, Children/Teens, Prison and Prison Camp, Woman's Issue/Story
  • Based On: Getting Out (Play) written by Marsha Norman
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

Buy This Show on DVD or Watch Online

Legal Full Movie
Not Available Online
(That We Know Of)

Plot Synopsis

Based on the 1977 play by Marsha Norman. A Georgia woman recently paroled from prison attempts to regain custody of the son she gave birth to while incarcerated. Discovering her mother gave the child up for adoption, she must get on with rebuilding her life which forces her to confront long held resentments against her sexually abusive father and her trashy, belittling mother.


Production Company:

  • Dorothea Petrie Prods. IAW Signboard Hill Prods. and RHI Entertainment

Production Type:

  • Independent
All data is checked with on-screen credits before being entered into the database.