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.
Reviews
Popularity
4,693 ( 630)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1993   1992   1991  
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

China Beach (1988–1991)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Dateline: November 1967, within klicks of Danang, Vietnam, sits a U.S. Army base, bar and hospital on China Beach. This is the 'Nam, filled with wounded soldiers and one very lovely but ... See full summary »

Stars: Dana Delany, Michael Boatman, Robert Picardo
Early Edition (1996–2000)
Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right.

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis, Fisher Stevens
Soap (1977–1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The soap-operish antics of two families: the Campbells and the Tates.

Stars: Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan
Third Watch (1999–2005)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.

Stars: Coby Bell, Skipp Sudduth, Jason Wiles
Wings (1990–1997)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett and friend Helen attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.

Stars: Tim Daly, Steven Weber, Crystal Bernard
Bosom Buddies (1980–1982)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two young single ad men must disguise themselves as women to live in the one apartment they can afford.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Peter Scolari, Donna Dixon
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The staff of a struggling radio station have a chance at success after the new programming director changes the format to rock music

Stars: Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Howard Hesseman
Everwood (2002–2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A widowed brain surgeon from Manhattan moves his two children to the small mountain town of Everwood, Colorado.

Stars: Treat Williams, Gregory Smith, Emily VanCamp
Homefront (TV Mini-Series 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A six-episode mini-series which follows the lives of four army wives in the UK.

Stars: Warren Brown, George Costigan, Rosie Day
Tour of Duty (1987–1990)
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The trials of a U.S. Army platoon serving in the field during the Vietnam War.

Stars: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker
Roseanne (1988–1997)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parents in Law.

Stars: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf
Night Court (1984–1992)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An eccentric fun-loving judge presides over an urban night court and all the silliness going on there.

Stars: Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Jeff Metcalf (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Caroline Hailey (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Mike Sloan, Sr. (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Ruth Sloan (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
Harry O'Reilly ...
 Sgt. Charlie Hailey (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Anne Metcalf (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Linda Metcalf (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Abe Davis (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Gloria Davis (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Ginger Szabo (41 episodes, 1991-1993)
Giuliana Santini ...
 Gina Sloan (41 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Al Kahn (38 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Cpl. Robert Davis (28 episodes, 1991-1992)
...
 Lt. Hank Metcalf (24 episodes, 1991-1992)
...
 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)
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | History | Romance | War

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 September 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drugi front  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in The Perfect Pitch (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
Written by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen
(uncredited)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Simply the finest TV show worthy of ten stars*********
20 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Homefront is powerful television that simply is not seen on TV today.Yes it was a soap opera but it covered all the bases like no other soap ever did.It takes place right after WW II ended in a small town, River Run,Ohio. Not one actor or actress is miscast, the African-American race is neither ignored nor invisible as so many shows do yet the writers don't beat you over the head with good or bad race relations.Housing shortages,labor problems,foreign war brides,loss of jobs all these topics are covered beautifully in a show that was only on two lousy years!The pairing of couples was also well done with a few pleasant surprises.Kyle Chandler(jeff)& Tammy Lauren(ginger)were only supposed to get together one time with a pregnancy scare involved.They became a breakout super couple that stole the show and whose love affair had us all laughing & crying til they wed on the very last episode.In the meantime an older actor came aboard as a love interest for Jessica Steen(linda) who is Jeff's sister.He immediately clicked with the actress playing her mother and they were paired up and also married and had a baby on the show.Two great surprises.ABC totally mishandled this show and never appreciated the audience that was watching.However ten years later folks still say this was one of the great ones and I'm glad I have my copies of the show to take me back down memory lane.Now if only we could get the show on DVD!!!!


29 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
PLEASE BRING THIS SERIES BACK OR ON DVD! louhunt-1
This series needs to be released on DVD jon.madsen23
Kyle Chandler tdmiller820917
Loved the show but how did Sarah die? ksozkim
Just like American Dreams... TenaciousMikeus
Theme / intro song? wfcochran
Discuss Homefront (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page