Mini series that follows a family, a year after the death of the matriarch. Her husband tries to cope by cycling. And one of the daughters is going through a rough patch in her second ... See full summary »

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1986  
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 Joe Gardner (3 episodes, 1986)
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 David Sisk (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Jim Eisenberg (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Lindley Gardner Eisenberg (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Sam Gardner (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Kay Erickson (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Sunny Sisk (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Anne Gardner Maxwell (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Jack Gardner (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Glenn Maxwell (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Ruth Gardner (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Tyler Davis (3 episodes, 1986)
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 Debbie Nesbit (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Roseanne (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Eric Castle (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Alice / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Steve (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Carlos (2 episodes, 1986)
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Mini series that follows a family, a year after the death of the matriarch. Her husband tries to cope by cycling. And one of the daughters is going through a rough patch in her second marriage. And the other daughter is about to give birth. And one son is still trying to find himself. And the younger son is engaged but when he meets a girl who makes him feel things he doesn't feel for his fiancée. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Loved this show!
5 June 2004 | by (Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

If anyone has tapes that they can make I would love to pay for them. This was my ultimate favorite show back in the eighties when it was on. I was just a teenager then but had such a crush at the time on Trey Ames! I also was a big fan of Amanda Peterson. I wish this show would have launched their careers among many others as well on the show. I sure do wonder what happened to Trey Ames and Amanda Peterson. I wish another network would pick it up. I know it was only one season but so was "My So-Called Life" and that has been picked up and the episodes aired on other networks. I just saw it the other night on a cable channel. "A Year in the Life" had an excellent cast and was excellently written/directed. Shows don't come around like this very often. I miss it and hope to see it on TV at some point in the future.


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