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 ... See full summary »
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 Ann Romano / ... (208 episodes, 1975-1984)
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 Barbara Cooper / ... (208 episodes, 1975-1984)
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 Dwayne F. Schneider / ... (203 episodes, 1975-1984)
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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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A mother who's trying to double as father. Two headstrong daughters. A series of the world's least likely (and most amorous) men. The result is a bubbling mixture of small chuckles and big laughs that just won't quit. (season 1)

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The network suggested a new name because this sounds like an alcoholics anonymous mantra (which it is) See more »

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Julie Cooper Horvath: She's one of the most independent women I've ever met.
Ann Romano Royer: She's not independent, she one of the most dependent women I've ever seen.
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Referenced in Family Guy: Running Mates (2000) See more »

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The classic sitcom that broke the mold.
4 January 2001 | by (Reno, NV) – See all my reviews

How can a four year old remember the pilot episode of a show? I don't know, but I do. Groundbreaking at the time, it actually featured a divorced mother with her two kids. Very topical, and sedate by today's standards, this show was a huge hit. Of all the people on this show who would have thought Valerie Bertenelli would have the biggest career? And who knew McKenzie Phillips was on heroin? Totally watched during the seventies but everyone pretty much was over it by the early eighties. Still one of the coolest shows of the seventies.


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