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  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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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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Best Made for Television Mini Series
18 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie and was thrilled when it was made into a series. It didn't last more than one season. I can remember watching the movie during Thanksgiving break from college. I was hooked. I loved Sarah Jessica Parker's "Kay" and her romance with Sam. I would LOVE a copy of this movie and any of the subsequent television episodes. Even though it's been over 20 years (I can't believe that), I can still remember some of the most minute details of this amazing show. Acting was excellent, plots were relevant to the times, and the music used was perfect. I'm sure if it were on today they'd sell, "A Year in the Life" soundtracks similar to Grey's Anatomy. I was so sad to see that David Oliver (Sam) died several years ago. I really loved his character. Trey Ames was great as young David and I liked Adam Arkin's character and his wife, Jayne Atkinson. Great, great show. Came on same year as Thirtysomething and I think was overshadowed by the hype of that show.


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