Miracle Child (television) Two-hour television movie; aired on NBC on April 6, 1993. Lisa Porter is a young mother whose infant daughter miraculously changes her life and the life of a small town. Directed by Michael Pressman. Stars Crystal Bernard (Lisa), Cloris Leachman (Doc Betty), John Terry (Buck Sanders), Graham Sack (Lyle Sanders). Based on the novel, Miracle at Clement’s Pond, by Patricia Pendergraft.