Whipping Boy, The (television) A Disney Channel Premiere Film; first aired on July 31, 1994. In the mid-eighteenth century, a bratty prince seizes an urchin from the town to be his new whipping boy, but when the prince runs away from home with the whipping boy, they go through many adventures and learn to accept each other as friends. Stars Truan Munro (Jemmy), Nic Knight (Prince Horace), George C. Scott (Blind George), Kevin Conway (Hold Your Nose Billy), Vincent Schiavelli (Cutwater), Karen Salt (Annyrose), Mathilda May (gypsy). Adaptation of the Newbery Award-winning novel by Sid Fleischman. Directed by Syd MacArtney.