Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first season also featured all of the Osmond families, but Donny and Marie were obviously ... See full summary »
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Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first season also featured all of the Osmond families, but Donny and Marie were obviously the most popular of the bunch so the rest were phased into occasional appearances. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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In order, the nine Osmond children are: George "Virl" Osmond, Jr. (October 19, 1945), Thomas "Tom" Rulon (October 26, 1947), Alan (June 22, 1949), Melvin "Wayne" (August 28, 1951), Merrill Davis (April 30, 1953), Jay (March 2, 1955), Donny (December 9, 1957), Marie (October 13, 1959), and Jimmy (April 16, 1963). Their father, George Osmond (October 13, 1917-November 6, 2007) was a real estate and insurance salesman in Ogden, Utah. Olive May Osmond (May 4, 1925-August 28, 2004) was the matriarch of the Osmond singing family. See more »

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Americana At It's Best!
26 January 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

The very first time this show aired I was NOT a fan of the Osmonds. Someone gave me an Osmond record for my birthday and I sorta smiled and half-heartedly said "Thanks". I secretly rolled my eyes and thought "How lame" (or whatever the equivalent of that phrase was back in the 70's). However, the show grew on me and after a while I was hooked. From then on, every Friday night at 7:00 you could find me in front of the TV drinking in the music, the comedy, the goofy skits, I loved it all. I couldn't wait till next week. If only VCRs were easily affordable back then, I'd have taped every show. Too bad the world has become a more complex and sadder place where silly slapstick and good time music are no longer appreciated.


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