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The Wonder Years 

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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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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 24 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Season 1 Episode 1 is the only episode when coming into the kitchen from the back door, the refrigerator is on the right side of the room & the stove is on the left side and the entry way to the dining room is on the right. The rest of the series the refrigerator is on the left & the stove is on the right and entry way to the dining room is on the left. 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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Wayne Arnold: [Wayne's friend Wart has returned shell-shocked from Vietnam and is sitting on a bench in just boxers and dog tags] What's wrong, buddy?
Wart: Nothing seems to fit any more.
Wayne Arnold: [Wayne takes his shirt off and offers it to his friend] Here you go. Wear mine.
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A Real Classic...Excellent Show
23 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

I can remember watching Kevin Arnold growing up, from 1988 until the shows end in 1993. This is a show where you can actually say, "Yeah, that happened to me too" at some point in every episode. The episode that relates best to me is the one where Kevin is trying to call the prettiest girl in class, and dials every number but the last one. He is scared of rejection, I suppose. I can remember doing the same thing at that age. And the on again, off again relationship between Kevin and Winnie was priceless, just the way it was "back in the day". I wish there were more shows like this one on now, but we are given the choice now of watching these pathetic reality programs that SUCK, and appear to entertain only the braindead of society (mostly college kids).


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