Coach Lubbock, his wife, and their 8 kids move to Eureka, CA for a job as a coach. Little did coach know when he got there, that his 4 highly attractive teenage daughters would have to ... See full summary »
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 Coach Graham T. Lubbock (47 episodes, 1988-1990)
Deborah Harmon ...
 Elizabeth Lubbock (47 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 Marie Lubbock (47 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 Cindy Lubbock (47 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 Wendy Lubbock (47 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 Constance "Connie" Lubbock (47 episodes, 1988-1990)
Matt Shakman ...
 Graham 'J.R.' Lubbock Jr. (47 episodes, 1988-1990)
Heidi Zeigler ...
 Sherry Lubbock (47 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 Father Robert Hargis (22 episodes, 1988-1990)
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Coach Lubbock, his wife, and their 8 kids move to Eureka, CA for a job as a coach. Little did coach know when he got there, that his 4 highly attractive teenage daughters would have to attend an all boys school! Zany plots range from a job at a slaughterhouse, to raffling off a date. Written by Aaron Alper <jalper@ix.netcom.com>

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Dad doesn't trust us on dates. Smart guy. See more »

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Cindy's middle name is Anne. See more »

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In a kitchen scene in one episode, JR calls Sherry "Heidi" - her real life name. See more »

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Elizabeth Lubbock: Marie! Don't pray in front of the TV! That's Satan's altar!
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Featured in Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) See more »

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Swept Away
by Christopher Cross
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Much better than Growing Pains
11 October 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I was never a Growing Pains fan. I found that show to be pandering, simplistic, and downright stupid. I would never have given even a second though to a Growing Pains spin off, had Brooke Thies not been in it. Brooke attended the same school that I did, and a big deal was made about her appearance in this new weekly series.

I was surprised to find that the show became an instant favorite of mine. Unlike Growing Pains, the show didn't take itself seriously, didn't obsess over providing a "moral lesson" in each episode, and was actually willing to insult its own characters. Now THIS is the type of comedy which can actually be funny!

Sadly, Just the Ten of Us never achieved the popularity that Growing Pains did, and it only survived for two seasons. The final episodes, where the girls were turned into the "Lubbock Babes" signing group, were embarrassing to watch, and were a clear indication that all was not well with the show's future.

I really liked the "Connie" character, played by JoAnn Willette. Even though this actress was far too old for the role, I found her character -- the smart, down-to-earth daughter who is "forgotten" amidst her attention grabbing sisters -- to be interesting.

Hopefully we'll see it on cable sometime soon.


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