The Apple family adjusts to life in a small Iowa town.

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 George Apple (28 episodes, 1974-1975)
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 Barbara Apple (28 episodes, 1974-1975)
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 Grandfather Aldon (28 episodes, 1974-1975)
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 Paul Apple (28 episodes, 1974-1975)
Patti Cohoon-Friedman ...
 Cathy Apple (28 episodes, 1974-1975)
Eric Olson ...
 Steven Apple (28 episodes, 1974-1975)
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 Patricia Apple / ... (16 episodes, 1974-1975)
Frannie Michel ...
 Patricia Apple (13 episodes, 1974)
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After years of experiencing the rat race of Los Angeles, George Apple, his wife Barbara and their four children move back to George's hometown of Appleton, Iowa, where adjusting to a new culture, new climate, new friends and a new pace are not as easy as they thought it would be. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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10 February 1974 (USA)  »

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La maravillosa familia Apple  »

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Regarding rcj5365's July 2005 review ...
22 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

Some interesting recollections about APPLE'S WAY. One comment: Regarding the Sunday-night "deathslot" for this program … as APPLE'S WAY aired on CBS, it would not have been "clobbered" by 60 MINUTES, if only because 60 MINUTES was also a CBS program. Also—per Alex McNeil's TOTAL TELEVISION book (second edition, 1984)—60 MINUTES became a regular Sunday-at-7 p.m. show starting in the fall of 1975, a year _after_ APPLE'S WAY launched (60 MINUTES had various time slots before fall 1975). As for the show itself, I have vague recollections of watching the first few episodes. My family were fans of THE WALTONS, and no doubt that's why we gave APPLE'S WAY a look. But, also no doubt, APPLE'S WAY suffered in our home—and in many others—from airing opposite hour two of THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF Disney on NBC. For what it's worth.


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