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2 September 1990 (USA) See more »
Stuntman Jake Rozzner returns to NYC to help foster mother Connie with a diverse group of kids. Boy crazy Jill... See more »
1 win & 10 nominations See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 9 of 14)

Jake Steinfeld ... Jake Rozzner (81 episodes, 1990-1994)
Barbara Meek ... Connie 'Ma' Duncan (81 episodes, 1990-1994)

Ben Siegler ... Gary MacLamore (81 episodes, 1990-1994)
Josiah Trager ... Loomis 'Lou' Washington (81 episodes, 1990-1994)
Gabrielle Carmouche ... Kateri Monroe (81 episodes, 1990-1994)
Daniel Hilfer ... Dave King (81 episodes, 1990-1994)
Jeremy Wieand ... Andy King (81 episodes, 1990-1994)

Elizabeth Narvaez ... Jill Kenyon (44 episodes, 1990-1992)
Rachelle Guzy ... Caroline (37 episodes, 1992-1994)

Series Directed by
Gary Shimokawa (3 episodes, 1990-1992)
Series Writing credits
Chris Auer (80 episodes, 1990-1994)

Ed Ferrara (unknown episodes)
Jim Lincoln (unknown episodes)
Cary McNeal (unknown episodes)
Kevin Murphy (unknown episodes)
Dan Studney (unknown episodes)
Timothy Williams (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Chris Auer .... executive producer / supervising producer (2 episodes, 1990-1992)
Series Film Editing by
Mike Davis (22 episodes, 1990-1991)
Series Casting by
Danene Washington (1 episode, 1990)

Leonard Finger (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Diana McLean (1 episode, 1990)
Series Costume Design by
Alvin Perry (1 episode, 1990)
Series Makeup Department
Sharon Briggs .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1990)
Pam Wollard .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1990)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Aviva Jacobs .... associate director (1 episode, 1990)
Series Art Department
Frank Brannon .... set designer (1 episode, 1990)
Peg Crowder .... property master (1 episode, 1990)
Series Sound Department
Rich Jacob .... audio (1 episode, 1990)

Doug Madick .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Helene Haviland .... camera operator (21 episodes, 1990-1991)
Series Casting Department
Chris Frederick .... casting assistant (1 episode, 1990)
Series Music Department
Scott V. Smith .... composer: theme music (22 episodes, 1990-1991)
Series Other crew
Thom Parham .... production assistant (17 episodes, 1993-1994)

Ross M. Hayduk .... production assistant (unknown episodes)

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30 min | 30 min (66 episodes)
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
A good show from the early 90s, 3 May 2007
Author: libertynathan from United States

The show aired on The Family Channel (Now ABC Family) which was then a part of CBN (Christian Broadcasting Network) and was filmed in Virginia Beach, VA. The show revolved around Jake, a former Hollywood stuntman, who returned to his foster home to help his foster mother raise the current bunch of kids in the house after the death of her husband.

I remember watching this show in the early 90s. It was an excellent family comedy. I would love to see them again to see if the comedy held with the time.

The show was safe for the whole family and an enjoyable way to spend a half hour.

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