Valerie (1986–1991)

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Originally the saga of a working mom raising her three sons alone while her pilot husband is away. After star Valerie Harper left the series, her role was filled by Sandy Duncan as the boys' aunt.

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 David Hogan (110 episodes, 1986-1991)
Jeremy Licht ...
 Mark Hogan (110 episodes, 1986-1991)
Luis Daniel Ponce ...
 Willie Hogan (110 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Michael Hogan (102 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Mrs. Patty Poole (88 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Sandy Hogan (78 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Burt (52 episodes, 1987-1991)
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Valerie Hogan is what you call "super-mom." Valerie's husband, Michael is an airline pilot, so the job of raising their three boys is left mostly to Valerie. There's girl-hungry David, Wille who's always getting into trouble, and brainy Mark. Mark and Wille are fraternal twins. Each week, Valerie encounters different experiences of what it is like to be a mother to three boys. Written by Anonymous

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Even though Jeremy Licht and Luis Daniel Ponce played twins, Jeremy is actually 20 months older than Luis. See more »

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Referenced in Chuck: Chuck Versus Phase Three (2010) See more »

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Through The Years
Written by Charles Fox & Stephen Geyer
Performed by Roberta Flack
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It was never the same without Harper!
28 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show really belonged to Valerie Harper, no offense to her replacement Sandy Duncan. Harper left the show under uncertain circumstances. Regardless, the show and network wrote her off sadly. While on, she was the mother to three boys and a pilot husband who was often absent. The cast was first rate including Edie McClurg as a neighbor, Christine Ebersole as her snobby unmarried sister-in-law, and the boys played by Jason Bateman, Jeremy Licht, and Danny Ponce. Ponce and Licht played fraternal twins who were as opposite as night and day. They touched on some issues like AIDS and homosexuality and other issues in this series but the show never fully recovered from the blow of Harper's absence.


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