Kate & Allie (1984–1989)

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When Allie Lowell divorces her husband and gets custody of their two children, she moves to New York City and moves in with her best friend, Kate McArdle, also divorced and raising a ... See full summary »

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 Kate McArdle (122 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Allie Lowell / ... (122 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Chip Lowell (98 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Jennie Lowell (95 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Emma McArdle / ... (87 episodes, 1984-1988)
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When Allie Lowell divorces her husband and gets custody of their two children, she moves to New York City and moves in with her best friend, Kate McArdle, also divorced and raising a daughter. They form a unique kind of family unit in this comedy from the 1980s. Written by Phil Fernando

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19 March 1984 (USA)  »

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Aline et Cathy  »

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John Loeffler, who sings the signature theme song at the end of the show, appears as a piano teacher in the second series episode "Piano Lesson." He sings a few other songs during the course of the episode, in addition to the regular end theme. See more »

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Jennie Lowell: [Allie and Jennie are concluding a talk about sex] What you're saying is that I should wait.
Allie Lowell: Definitely, yes.
Jennie Lowell: But that the choice is mine.
Allie Lowell: Unfortunately, yes.
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Allison Smith
30 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love Kate & Allie but I really love Allison Smith. Not only as Jennie Lowell, but anything the girl does! I would really love to see Kate & Allie put back on the air so that I can enjoy more Allison! You gotta admit...she can not only sing but she's great all the way around! And the episodes where she sings...melt my heart! My favorite episode is where she sings "Goodbye To You" to Howard. Remember that one? She can sing to me anytime! And the one where Allie works for that TV station and Allison sings "Tomorrow" 150 times! Loved every last one! Laughed so hard and then fell apart when Allison started to sing. WOW! Anyway, just wanted to not only express my love for Kate & Allie but especially Allison Smith. Love ya, Allison! NHFOTOFREAK!


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