World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 Jeff Metcalf (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Caroline Hailey (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Mike Sloan, Sr. (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Ruth Sloan (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
Harry O'Reilly ...
 Sgt. Charlie Hailey (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Anne Metcalf (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Linda Metcalf (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Abe Davis (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Gloria Davis (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Ginger Szabo (41 episodes, 1991-1993)
Giuliana Santini ...
 Gina Sloan (41 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Al Kahn (38 episodes, 1991-1993)
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 Cpl. Robert Davis (28 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Lt. Hank Metcalf (24 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Judy Owen (22 episodes, 1992-1993)
John DiSanti ...
 Sam Schenkkan (20 episodes, 1991-1993)
Montrose Hagins ...
 Grandmother Davis (20 episodes, 1991-1993)
Alexandra Wilson ...
 Sarah Brewer (19 episodes, 1991-1992)
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World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.

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Great post-WW2 based drama that ABC killed
18 January 1999 | by (Dacity.Com) – See all my reviews

Based on the time period after WW2 ended, different families, all somehow connected, strive to get on with their lives despite personal losses. The show provided proper humor while showing how people were still biased and judgemental and how it affected everyone around them. A very well written, directed, acted and produced show that kept audiences returning each week to see each new episode, only to be canned by ABC. It returned for a short time (viewer protests), again with ABC abusing it to cut back the ratings so that they could cancel it again without any complaints since no one knew when it came on anymore.


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