Growing Pains (1985–1992)

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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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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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[Mike talking to older blind date]
Mike: Do you have any idea what it's like to go through puberty backwards? Yeah, it's true. There are only two known cases, me and Dick Clark.
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As Long As We Got Each Other
Written by John Bettis
Performed by B.J. Thomas
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Best Sitcom Ever.
26 August 2001 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Growing Pains was definitely the show to watch during the dreaded 80's. Kirk Cameron (Mike) was the heart-throb of the show, and it seriously got funnier every episode. There was not ONE THING wrong with this show, (although I did really want to see something FINALLY happen with Boner & Carol), but that's a whole other story. Best Show Ever. You know you want to admit it.


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