Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting.
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 Kevin Arnold (115 episodes, 1988-1993)
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 Kevin Arnold - The Narrator (114 episodes, 1988-1993)
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 Jack Arnold (107 episodes, 1988-1993)
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 Norma Arnold (106 episodes, 1988-1993)
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 Wayne Arnold (106 episodes, 1988-1993)
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 Paul Pfeiffer (99 episodes, 1988-1993)
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 Winnie Cooper (98 episodes, 1988-1993)
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 Karen Arnold (84 episodes, 1988-1993)
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An adult Kevin Arnold reminisces on his teenage years spent growing up during the late 60s and early 70s. As he goes from adolescence to adulthood, he experiences, along with his best friend Paul and sometimes-girlfriend Winnie, the full range of trials and traumas that come in just about everyone's life. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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It's 1968. The Suburbs. And in each little house with a Chevy in the driveway and a TV in the den, there are people with stories...families band together in laughter, hope, love and wonder (season 1)


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31 January 1988 (USA)  »

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Los años maravillosos  »

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Wayne's birthday is April 6th. Season 5 episode 14 reveals this by his Vietnam draft lottery number of 312. Jason Hervey's birthday is also April 6. See more »

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Throughout the series whenever characters are seen riding in vehicles, there are often instances of early-eighties to early-nineties vehicles parked/driving around. See more »

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Kevin Arnold - The Narrator: When you're a little kid you're a bit of everything; Scientist, Philosopher, Artist. Sometimes it seems like growing up is giving these things up one at a time.
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Referenced in Dawson's Creek: Crossroads (1998) See more »

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This has to be the most realistic show ever!
19 December 2002 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

Wonder years for me was about growing up. I can still remember my father and I sitting in the living room watching that magnificent show. My mother on the other hand, couldn't stand the show. I could never tell why. I think that everyone when they were growing up knew a Paul Pieffer, a Winnie Cooper, a Doug Porter, Lisa Berlini, Becky Slater, Eddie Pentti, Charles "Chuck" Coleman, Randy Mitchell, and even a Greg Hobson. We all have experienced those one or two teachers that actually cared about how we did in school. The show can relate to our first crush, first kiss, first car (1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS)still have it BTW. Even our corny school dances. I guess as we get older good things fade away. Although the show might didn't last as long as we would have liked it to, The Wonder Years will forever be a part of me, and may it always stay in my memory.


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