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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 (115 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Jennie Lowell (115 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Emma McArdle / ... (90 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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Emma's full name is Emma Jane McCardle. See more »

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Allie Lowell: I can't alter my feelings to suit your lifestyle.
Bob Barsky: Why not? You want me to alter my lifestyle to suit your feelings.
Allie Lowell: Only if they're your feelings too.
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Referenced in The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story (2015) See more »

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Performed by John Loeffler
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Warm memories
4 May 2008 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I loved Kate and Allie.

I haven't seen it for years but I remember it being funny and smart, and the first show that had divorced women just getting on with things.

In '80s Britain if you were from a single parent household you were nothing but a criminal in the making! - this show was the tonic to all that stuff and nonsense, and I have very warm memories of settling down to my weekly slice of New York life.

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they'll allow you to post a comment, so now I have to ramble on although I've already made my point. So here you go. Ramble, ramble, ramble, ramble -


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