Little Spies (television) Two-hour television movie; aired on October 5, 1986. Directed by Greg Beeman. A dog gets loose from the pound, but the neighborhood kids save it, and then find a rough nearby gang is involved in a sinister plot to capture dogs and sell them for use in medical experiments. With the help of an old war hero, they plan to save all the dogs. Stars Mickey Rooney, Peter Smith, Robert Costanzo, Candace Cameron, Adam Carl, Sean Hall, Jason Hervey, Scott Nemes, Kevin King Cooper.