The misadventures of a family with a home business father and a journalist mother.

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 Dr. Jason Seaver (167 episodes, 1985-1992)
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 Maggie Malone Seaver (167 episodes, 1985-1992)
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 Mike Seaver (167 episodes, 1985-1992)
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 Ben Seaver (167 episodes, 1985-1992)
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 Carol Seaver (166 episodes, 1985-1992)
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It's hard enough to raise a kid nowadays but when you have to cope with THESE kids, things tend to get out of hand! Dr Seaver, a psychologist and his wife Maggie Seaver, a journalist, try to do their best raising their family and although their kids, Mike, Ben, Carol and Crissie, cause them endless problems, they manage to keep the family close together. As long as they got each other, nothing else matters... Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

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24 September 1985 (USA)  »

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Maggie was 34 years old while filming season 1, Michael was 18. So if the ages on the show were the same as real life, she had him while she was 16 years old. See more »

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Carol: I'm going to go wake up Chrissy and we can do a happy dance that we're girls.
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Referenced in Family Guy: The Father, the Son and the Holy Fonz (2005) See more »

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As Long As We Got Each Other
Written by John Bettis
Performed by B.J. Thomas
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Very Underrated
30 September 2001 | by (Cleveland, OH) – See all my reviews

Growing Pains is one of the greatest shows of the 1980's. However, because of "The Cosby Show" and "Family Ties" and other great shows during the late 80's, the show is constantly overlooked and very underrated. The show had very good acting. It is a shame that this show is constantly overlooked when we talk about the greatest shows in the 80's


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