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One Day at a Time 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1975–1984)
The misadventures of a divorced mother, her family, and their building superintendent in Indianapolis.
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Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »


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This sitcom follows recently divorced mother (Ann Romano) and her two teenage daughters (Barbara and Julie) as they start a new life together in Indianapolis, They are befriended by the building superintendent (Dwayne Schneider), who treats them like family. Together, these four main characters face life's challenges together. Written by Kate Tripper

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Norman Lear, who brought you "All in the Family", "Maude", Good Times", and "The Jeffersons" now brings you "One Day at a Time" (season 1) See more »





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16 December 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Au fil des jours  »

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Did You Know?


In the 70s and 80s Corey Feldman appeared in several top ten programs; including One Day At A Time, Cheers and Family Ties. He also appeared on the hit syndicated show Hollywood Squares during this period. See more »


It's clear that the external shot of the the building where Anne Romano and her daughter's live does not match up with interior set used during the series. The Spanish style windows do not match up with the windows shown inside the apartment, for example. See more »


Duane Schneider: [pretending to pick each other up] Do you wanna go to your place or mine?
Ann Romano Royer: Both.
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Referenced in Valerie's Home Cooking: After the Ball Is Over (2016) See more »

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Great show at the beginning - got old when the daughters did
30 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is one of my all-time favorites except for the last couple of seasons. The early years were great, funny, insightful, and pretty original. Ann dealt with some pretty heavy problems with her kids, found work she liked, and became an old pro at the dating game. It was neat to watch the character mature along with her daughters.

However, like a lot of shows with children/teenagers, they had to come up with a way to keep things going after the kids had grown too old for the story lines. In this case, they brought in a little boy with a pretty contrived plot line to be the new "son". It didn't work well.

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