James Farentino (Tom Wyler)Louise Fletcher (Dr. Dolly McKeever)Tess Harper (Jeannie Wyler)Bridgette Andersen (Jill)Sean Gerlis (Toby)Burt Young (Fidel Fargo)Dennis Haysbert (Sheriff Pierce)Molly Cheek (Trish)Dennis Fimple (Smitty)Taylor Lacher (Sheriff #1)Tom Lovinger (Carl)Corey Brunish (Meadows)B. Joe Medley (Veterinarian)Steven Clark Pachosa (Sergeant)J.W. Crawford (Deputy #1)Brian Boe (Deputy #2)Scott Parker (Doctor)Caleb Chung (Gorilla Mime)
Robert Michael Lewis
Silent since losing his hearing to meningitis, young Toby Wyler takes a bitter stance against the world and his family, refusing to accept his new stepfather. But when a highly trained orangutan named Casey is thrown from a truck near Toby's home, the boy soon has a secret friend he can communicate with via sign language.