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 Matthew Burton (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
Caren Kaye ...
 Eileen Burton (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Julie Burton (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Lou Donatelli (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Norman Lamb (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
Adam Sadowsky ...
 Eli (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
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Enrapturing high school grifter Matt Burton may finally have met his match when his widowed mother begins dating their new apartment building neighbor Norman who's wise to Matt's schemes and attempts to foil every one of them hoping to set his would be stepson on the straight and narrow. Written by Dollanganger

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NBC cancelled this series in order to make room for the second season of Double Trouble (1984). See more »

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Norman Lamb: You're gonna laugh.
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Too good for its time.
29 June 2006 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This was a great show. Yet it never seemed to get the viewers or popularity it deserved. It seems like a lot of copies came out later that got all the glory, yet were lesser shows. Bateman of course _was_ the show. His character was smarter and cooler than the posers. Like a lot of shows, it died an early death it did not deserve. At the time the show was on I never missed an episode. I really do not understand how Growing Pains became so huge while this masterpiece slipped into oblivion. Mind you Growing Pains was good, but not at this level. Stupid TV execs.

Oh well.

Any news of it on DVD?


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