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An Eight Is Enough Wedding (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama  -  15 October 1989 (USA)
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This second made-for-television reunion film finds eldest son David on the brink of marriage to a divorcee. However, some of his sisters would prefer to see a reunion with his ex-wife Janet.

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This second made-for-television reunion film finds eldest son David on the brink of marriage to a divorcee. However, some of his sisters would prefer to see a reunion with his ex-wife Janet. Written by Phil Fernando

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Willie Ames shows off his mullet-tude! (spoilers)
12 June 2005 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

I never watched Eight is Enough, but recently caught made-for-TV reunion one on TV Land's salute to Warner Brothers. Granted, the 80s had its share of terribly cheesy made-for-TV movies (but what decade, hasn't?), but this had to be the worst. It was even TV family corny, full of those pithy adages of "that's the funny thing about life..." which was reiterated by not just one, but several characters, tuned to the cheesy sound of an electric organ and harps.

In this reunion, the oldest brother surprises the family at their reunion with news that he is getting remarried to a woman with two kids. Needless to say, this causes a rift in the family and resentment towards the bride-to-be, because everyone is close with Janet, the son's ex-wife. It is particularly a few catty sisters that suspect that the future Mrs. Bradley is after the son's money. Obviously, these are misconceptions guided by jealously and hasty judgment.

Meanwhile, the Bradford father hardly seems present throughout most of this family drama, although is on cue to lend those idiotic moments of general, hallmark card advice. His wife, in the meantime, working at the paper with him, tries her best to avoid causing him any stress, but in managing the office affairs, leaves him out of so much more. Maybe he's just not involved enough because he's so clueless.

The youngest brother, Nick, comes home from his first semester at college, but is placed on academic probation for failing grades and loses his scholarship. So, he has to suck up to his vicious, cut throat brother, Tom, Jr. (Willie Ames who's fierce mullet kept me distracted throughout) who basically consumes the whole movie. Somewhere along the road, good old Tom Bradford, Jr. took a business class in how to be the most deceiving, emotionally void person in the industry and treats his family with the same disgust he treats his partners. (How his character was so easily resolved, I'll never know). He was the biggest creep and the whole wedding took a backseat to this.

Overall, it was a terribly cheesy made-for-TV movie, complete with corniness and predicted resolution. I'm not sure how you regular Eight is Enough viewers would like the movie, although it's also fun to see what the characters all look like a little older. And, dear editors, may I recommend digitally removing the Ames mullet? Also, look for Christopher MacDonald in a small role as one of the sister's husbands.


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