• Publication date: April 15, 2013

Bustin' Loose

When he foils another robbery, yet again, violating his parole, ex-con Joe Braxton tries reverse psychology and gets the judge to give him a second shot with his parole. Donald, his parole officer, knowing Joe to be an expert mechanic, hires him to drive a school bus with his girlfriend Vivian and 8 special needs children, from Philly to a rural ranch in Washington State. Don’t miss Richard Pryor in a classic role.

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 1981

MBC 2:

April 24, 2013 06:30 (KSA) ~ April 24, 2013 05:30 (CLT)

When he foils another robbery, yet again, violating his parole, ex-con Joe Braxton (Richard Pryor) tries reverse psychology and gets the judge to give him a second shot with his parole. Donald (Robert Christian), his parole officer, knowing Joe to be an expert mechanic, hires him to drive a school bus with his girlfriend Vivian (Cicely Tyson) and 8 special needs children, from Philly to a rural ranch in Washington State.

As the bus breaks down a lot, Joe gets to know the kids real well and discovers he has a knack for helping troubled children…

Starring:

  • Richard Pryor
  • Cicely Tyson
  • Alphonso Alexander
  • Kia Cooper
  • Edwin de Leon
  • Jimmy Hughes
  • George Coe

Directed by:  Oz Scott

Rating:  R for violence, sexuality and language.