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 Michael Taylor (60 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Nicole Bradford (60 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Judge Margaret W. Wilbur (60 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Joey Harris (60 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Cory Kupkus (43 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Shelby Haskell (32 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Ed Klawicki (27 episodes, 1987-1989)
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 Zach Nichols (27 episodes, 1989-1990)
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When Marcy Bradford dies, she leaves her teen-age daughter Nicole in the custody of a father she has never met; or rather, two fathers - Michael, a straight-laced and formal man; and Joey, a wild artist. Both were Marcy's former boyfriends, and together, they provide a unique balance of parenting skills for young Nicole. Written by Phil Fernando

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20 September 1987 (USA)  »

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Who's Dad  »

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Well into the airing of the series (perhaps in the 2nd or 3rd season), NBC accidentally aired a promo for a future episode referring to the show by it's working title, "Who's Dad?" See more »

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The odds of both "dads" and their "daughter" having the same or similar blood types is very remote. Even before the DNA test was performed, the basic blood tests at the time could have excluded at least one dad as being a possible father. Given the financial expenses of claiming paternity and the emotional issues involved, not resolving the entire premise of the series quickly was needlessly cruel. See more »


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You Can Count On Me
Performed by Greg Evigan
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Stupid Plot but a good show!
25 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The show's premise about a young single mother dies leaving orphan Staci Keanan to be raised by two potential fathers who are very opposite of one another. They are played by a former hometown resident Greg Evigan and Paul Reiser. The Judge who put them together is played by the wonderful Florence Stanley. Okay, the plot may have been dumb but something clicked on this show about two very different men who are not gay raising a daughter in New York City. Of course, a simple blood test would determine who the father was but it was more important that it did not matter after awhile. That family can be redefined about people who love and care for each other. The show also had the two fathers date women. Of course, now the show would be about two gay men raising a daughter which would have left the fire out of them trying to get along and live together as a family. Isn't family about people who love each other after all?


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