The joys and heartaches of the Lawrence family of Pasadena, California.
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Nominated for 7 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
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 Kate Lawrence (86 episodes, 1976-1980)
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 Doug Lawrence (86 episodes, 1976-1980)
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 Willie Lawrence (86 episodes, 1976-1980)
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 Letitia 'Buddy' Lawrence (86 episodes, 1976-1980)
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 Nancy Lawrence Maitland (60 episodes, 1976-1980)
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 Annie Cooper / ... (36 episodes, 1978-1980)
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The trials and tribulations, joyous occasions and heartbreaking moments of the Lawrence family: lawyer father Doug, housewife Kate, married (and quickly divorced) daughter Nancy, teenage son Willie and just-hitting-puberty daughter Buddy. In this critically acclaimed series, we watched various Lawrences fight, fall in love, become ill, graduate school, begin new jobs and, most of all, love each other. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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9 March 1976 (USA)  »

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Eine amerikanische Familie  »

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Trivia

In 1988 a reunion movie was planned and the cast, with the exception of the late James Broderick, agreed to reunite for the project. Unfortunately the writer's strike would have the project be placed on hold, and then later dropped from production. See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening credits lists the following title card: "A Mike Nichols Production" Nichols is not listed as an Executive Producer of the show. However, his production company, Icarus Productions, is listed in the show's end credits. See more »

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Referenced in Family Feud: Family vs. What's Happening (1979) See more »

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I'd like to see it again
17 July 2000 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Having just finished watching Homefront again on TVLand, it occurred to me that Family would be an ideal show for them to run. It has everything a successful show should have -- excellent story line, terrific cast and acting and great family appeal. There are very few shows on today that can compare to all that Family has to offer.

May I suggest that anyone interested, please contact TVLand and see if we can persuade them to run this series as they did Homefront.


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