Sitcom about the antics between two twins, Kate and Allison (played by real life twins Liz and Jean Segal). Allison was always the serious outgoing sister, while Kate was more fun and ... See full summary »
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Jean Sagal ...
 Kate Foster (23 episodes, 1984-1985)
Liz Sagal ...
 Allison Foster (23 episodes, 1984-1985)
James Vallely ...
 Charles Kincaid (15 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Billy Batalato (15 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Mr. Arrechia (15 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Aunt Margo (15 episodes, 1984-1985)
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Sitcom about the antics between two twins, Kate and Allison (played by real life twins Liz and Jean Segal). Allison was always the serious outgoing sister, while Kate was more fun and laid-back. In the first season, the twins lived in Des Moines with the father Art, who ran a health club/dance studio. In the second season, the twins headed to New York City to live with their aunt Margo (who wrote children's books). Allison enrolls in design school trying to win points from hard-to-impress Mr. Arrechia, while Kate tries to break into acting. Written by Pat McCurry <laraspal00@aol.com>

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Referenced in Punky Brewster: Changes: Part 3 (1986) See more »

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Written by Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford
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The 80's Parent Trap
8 January 2002 | by (Long Beach) – See all my reviews

We have the plain-jane conservative smart girl & her twin sister who is the outlandish crazy fashion obsessed fun one! The girls who were best known as the preppy cheerleaders in Grease & Grease 2 moved to television. The 1st season started off with them living in a tiny apartment doing the "trick your boyfriend by switching places to see what kind of looser he really is" kind of thing! Many of the episodes included that "type" of craziness. The show was cute, but maybe to cute. When the 2nd season rolled around, it was clear that the writers said we can't go far here, so, lets move the girls into their calm aunts house to stir up trouble. In homage to Patty Duke, the girls did just that. Every episode was an "I Love Lucy" disaster with a "Facts Of Life" message at the end. I think with changes along with the new characters added to the show it was hard to pull off. Everyone tuned in for the 1st season which wasn't that great...& because of that, they really didn't get a chane to experience the 2nd. So the show was canceled. Thats to bad to. It could have had at least a 4 to 5 year run. 1-10 (8)


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