"The Thanksgiving Promise" is a television-made drama movie, was originally aired on The Disney Sunday Movie on ABC on Sunday Night, November 23, 1986.


A teenage boy is torn between his love for an injured Canadian goose that he has found and his agreement to fatten and kill it for an approaching Thanksgiving dinner for his neighbors.


  • Beau Bridges...Hank Tilby
  • Millie Perkins...Lois Tilby
  • Courtney Thorne-Smith...Sheryl
  • Ed Lauter...Coach Gruniger
  • Anne Haney...Mrs. Sudsup
  • Beau Dremann...Alec
  • Bill Calvert...Jason Tilby
  • Jordan Bridges...Travis Tilby
  • Jason Bateman...Steve Tilby
  • Lloyd Bridges...Stewart Larson
  • Jason Naylor...Arnold
  • Jessica Puscas...Jenni Tilby
  • Joshua Bryant...Sam the Vet
  • Zero Hubbard...Jeff
  • Tina Caspary...1st Girl
  • Scott Nemes...1st Boy
  • Kiblena Peace...Emily
  • Mark Clayman...Tommy
  • Dorothy Dean Bridges...Aggie Larson
  • Allan Dietrich...Square Dance Caller
  • Lucinda Jany...Neighbor Lady
  • Leonard P. Geer...Old Man



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