A New Kind of Family (1979–1980)

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Two single mothers rent the same house, sight unseen, from an unscrupulous real estate agent. With their money gone and no place else to go, they decide to move in together with their total of four children.

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 Kit Flanagan (11 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Hillary Flanagan (11 episodes, 1979-1980)
David Hollander ...
 Andy Flanagan (11 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Tony Flanagan (11 episodes, 1979-1980)
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 Abby Stone (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Connie Ann Hearn ...
 Jill Stone (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
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Two single mothers rent the same house, sight unseen, from an unscrupulous real estate agent. With their money gone and no place else to go, they decide to move in together with their total of four children.

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I would have LOVED to have seen this show...!
9 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being a big fan of Janet Jackson, I was surprised when I found out she did a show between Good Times and Diff'rent Strokes. And I was further surprised that Rob Lowe, Laurie Hendler and Telma Hopkins (Laurie and Telma would go on to co-star on Gimmie A Break) were in it as well. I don't know if there are any tapes of the show floating around somewhere, but I would love to see the episodes that aired.

As a footnote, how dare the first reviewer give Janet's credits as "Good Times" and "Superbowl halftime show with Justin Timberlake!" She is an iconic artist who has achieved a multitude of things in her career, and SO doesn't deserve that kind of a label.


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