A Year in the Life (1987–1988)

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Joe Gardner, a child of the Depression, is a successful plastics manufacturer in Seattle, Washington. After his wife dies, his four adult children move back in. Anne, 35 and an ex-hippie, ... See full summary »

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 Joe Gardner (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
Trey Ames ...
 David Sisk (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Jim Eisenberg (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Lindley Gardner Eisenberg (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
David Oliver ...
 Sam Gardner (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Kay Ericson Gardner (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Sunny Sisk (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Anne Gardner Maxwell (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
Morgan Stevens ...
 Jack Gardner (22 episodes, 1987-1988)
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Joe Gardner, a child of the Depression, is a successful plastics manufacturer in Seattle, Washington. After his wife dies, his four adult children move back in. Anne, 35 and an ex-hippie, has been divorced twice and returns with her two children David and Sunny. Lindley, 31, is a sales representative in her father's company and a new mother. Jack, 30, is a drifter "trying to find himself." And Joe,(THIS NAME "JOE" SHOULD BE SAM) a preppie, married to Kay, a free-spirit. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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Underrated, special show
22 June 2003 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

It's hard for me to remember this show - I only saw that one season the one time, some sixteen years ago - and I can't be sure it's as good as I think it was. But with Brand and Falsey at the helm I have to assume my memory serves me. This was one of the better shows of its era - fine writing, storylines and terrific acting. It was small scale, nothing briliant, but just good quality. It was also occasionally very funny (I remember the mother getting aversion therapy to quit smoking). I guess it's lying in a vault somewhere and is never repeated (certainly not where I am in New Zealand). But if you ever get the chance to see the show, do watch it, it was nice.


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