Secret of the Pond, The (television) Two-part television show; aired on October 5 and 12, 1975. Directed by Robert Day. A spoiled city boy, Joey, doesn’t know the ways of the backwaters of Virginia when he goes there on vacation. He makes friends with two local boys whose alcoholic father is secretly poaching alligators. Stars Anthony Zerbe, Ike Eisenmann, Eric Shea, John McLiam, Moses Gunn, Rex Corley.