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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Series cast 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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Most coaches love a crowd. This coach fathered one. See more »

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26 April 1988 (USA)  »

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Chaos hoch zehn  »

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Trivia

First acting role for Jamie Luner. See more »

Goofs

The opening sequence is intended to portray the family's cross-country move from New York City to California. However, in the St. Louis shot, the camera is facing south with the Gateway Arch in the center. As the vehicle moves toward the camera, it pans left and reveals more of the Mississippi River...which clearly shows the family driving east of St. Louis, not west. See more »

Quotes

Constance "Connie" Lubbock: I'd rather shave my legs with a chainsaw.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Killer Shrews (1992) See more »

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Doin' It the Best I Can
Vocal by Bill Medley
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A Spin-Off that Excedes the Original
10 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

I'm one of the many previous posters that was never a fan of "Growing Pains". This show's back-bone was the "hot" range of female actresses, playing on their "coming of age" (they conveniently managed to fit in every stereotype to meet the "preference" of nearly every heterosexual, white middle-class kid in High School). Yet, for some reason, "Just the 10 of Us" also seemed to capture the spirit of the age (late 80's humor, kitsch, and even social problems if you dig deep enough). The show was canceled without warning, although we kind of felt it coming as the character expositions were getting very deep; too deep to keep a shallow ADD audience. An example was when the Heather Langenkamp character was going into a convent-- her supposed lifelong ambition, which then progresses to a realization by both her and her mother that this was not really the case. Not saying this show should ever be "re-made", but I think it is definitely an overlooked slice of Americana that should be given more credit and respect.


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