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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 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)
David Oliver ...
 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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greatest mini series ever
3 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this back in December of 1986 and I couldn't believe how great this mini series was. Richard Kiley was at his absolute best as the patriarch of a typical American family and we got to see Sarah Jessica Parker in one of her early roles. The ensemble acting was first rate. I recorded it on VHS,but lost the tapes about ten years later. I did happen to come across Sell.com, where they seem to have everything ever shown on television, of course bootlegged,but lets face it, not everything you want is commercially released. I got the mini series and the episodes that comprised the shows one year run from 1987 to 1988.

To this day, "A Year in the Life" remains one of the greatest shows ever produced. It's too bad it was only on for a year.


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