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 Sam, Joe's youngest child, is a preppy who is married to Kay, a free-spirit. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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This show never received the attention it deserved
3 June 2002 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This was a mini-series that became a television show. It was a great series that I felt was not given a fair shake by the network. I loved watching it, but the time slot changed about three times during a six-month period which made it difficult for even faithful watchers to keep up with.

It was a warm, well-written dramatic series that also had it's funny moments. It was about a family and their daily lives. I am a big fan of the series "Family" and felt that same sort of warmth toward this show. It was so well done and it seemed criminal that it really wasn't given a chance to gain a following.


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