Big John, Little John

Big John, Little John was a sit-com that aired in 1976 on NBC.

The show centered around a forty-year-old middle school science teacher named John Martin (played by Edelman). While vacationing in Florida, he drinks from a spring which turns out to be the legendary Fountain of Youth sought by Juan Ponce de León. The water changes him into a twelve-year-old boy (played by Rist), and back again.

Show Info

Airs on: United States NBC (1976 - 1976)
Schedule: Saturdays at 11:30 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy Children Science-Fiction

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Previous Episode


Episode 1x13; Dec 4, 1976

In order to arrange a show for the school annual party, one of Martin's students prepares a set of different magic tricks.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x13: AbracadabraDec 4, 1976
1x12: Speak for Yourself, JohnNov 27, 1976
1x11: The Missing JohnNov 20, 1976
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