WriterBob Arnott, Carol Hatfield Sarasohn, Lane Sarasohn CastCrispin Glover (Crispin), Julie Piekarski (Julie), Jill Schoelen (Jill), Nicolas Cage (Nicolas), Jackie Mason (Mr. O'Reilly), Marc Copage (Bandleader) Similar moviesNicolas Cage appears in Best of Times and Never on Tuesday
The best of times 1981
The Best of Times is a 1981 television pilot episode directed by Don Mischer that was never picked up as a series. It also features the acting debuts of Crispin Glover and Nicolas Cage.
A variety show about life as a teenager as seen through the eyes of eight actual teenagers (Crispin, Julie, Jill, Nicolas, Kevin, Lisa, David and Janet) who perform skits, songs and dances that relate their views between childhood and adulthood.
Crispin Glover as Crispin
Jill Schoelen as Jill
Nicolas Cage as Nicolas (credited as Nicolas Coppola)