"Empty Nest" is set in Miami and tells of the day to day misadventures of a widowed pediatrician, Harry Weston, and his two adult daughters, Barbara and Carol Weston, who have come back to ... See full summary »
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 Dr. Harry Weston (170 episodes, 1988-1995)
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 Carol Weston (170 episodes, 1988-1995)
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 Charley Dietz (170 episodes, 1988-1995)
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 Laverne Todd (170 episodes, 1988-1995)
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 Barbara Weston (121 episodes, 1988-1995)
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"Empty Nest" is set in Miami and tells of the day to day misadventures of a widowed pediatrician, Harry Weston, and his two adult daughters, Barbara and Carol Weston, who have come back to live with him after failed marriages. Much of the humour is derived from Barbara and Carols' ongoing attempts, and failure, to find the perfect partner, and once again leave the "nest". There is also the skirt-chasing next door neighbour, Charlie Dietz and Harry's southern nurse, Laverne Todd, unique for her unbelievable Hickory stories. Written by Campbelc <campbelc@ozemail.com.au>

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Kristy McNichol quit the series after the show's fifth season after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She returned in the final episode of the show. See more »

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Carol Weston: My biggest fear is that there is no such thing as PMS and that this is who I really am.
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Referenced in Conan: Fuzzy Wuzzy, or Fuzzy Wuzzn't He? (2011) See more »

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LIFE GOES ON
Written by George Aliceson Tipton and John Bettis
Performed by Billy Vera and The Beaters
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Fun for families!!!!!
29 August 2006 | by ((Near) D/FW Airport, Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

A spin-off of "The Golden Girls," Touchstone's 1988 series "Empty Nest" took place in Miami also, and it was a funny show that ran on NBC Saturday nights (?) Sorry, it's been a while since seeing this!!!!!

I haven't seen this in years, but here's one thing that I do remember: the dog at the beginning that's licking on the camera always made me smile!!!!! I also do remember that it took place on a beach, too. Anyone else remember this?

I liked this show because it was funny. Like Disney's cartoon shows, Touchstone's early shows were funny and were things that the whole family could enjoy, not like the junk that they put out today. This show was an example of their goodness!!!!!

"Empty Nest" will NEVER leave you feeling empty in your heart!!!!!

10 stars.


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