In 1956 14-year-old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, his brother Nate, and their parents Phyllis and George.
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 Sophie Berger (33 episodes, 1991-1993)
Danny Gerard ...
 Alan Silver (33 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Jules Berger (33 episodes, 1991-1993)
Matthew Louis Siegel ...
 Nathaniel Silver (33 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Phyllis Berger Silver (32 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 George Silver (32 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Nicholas Scamperelli (24 episodes, 1991-1993)
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In 1956 14-year-old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, his brother Nate, and their parents Phyllis and George.

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Louis Zorich and Olympia Dukakis (married in real-life) were offered the roles of Jules and Sophie Berger. While Zorich accepted his role, Dukakis declined the part. See more »

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On one show the two brothers are talking about red and gold Kryptonite on how it affects Superman. Red K was first seen in the late 1950s and gold K was seen in the early 1960s. Long after this show takes place See more »

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One of the best ever ... but viewers weren't interested
21 March 2002 | by (Fort Worth, Texas) – See all my reviews

Goldberg's "Brooklyn Bridge" is one of the best television series ever made. But viewers ignored it, as did so-called watchdogs who whine about there not being high-quality programs for families. The cast, led by Gerard as the oldest son, was excellent. The stories about growing up and trying to get along with an extended family were down-to-earth and sometimes poignant. If it comes back to cable, watch it. Every episode was solid, with most rising to a level untouched by TV. "Brooklyn Bridge" should be considered classic television.


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