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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 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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Drama | History | Romance | War

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Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
Written by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen
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i'll be seeing you...at last!
2 July 2004 | by (finland) – See all my reviews

I'ts been ten years since Homefront aired here in the backside of Scandinavia, and coincidentally i've been kicking myself that same amount of time for not taping it when i had a chance. Fortunately someone in our notorious channel 3 got a brainstorm and now i have a second chance to appreciate one of the very best dramasoaps ever made. Period dramas are quite tricky and i'm still baffled that ABC ever showed green light to this one, and two seasons ain't bad in that context. If somebody would try to launch Homefront nowadays i wouldn't bet a nickel for it lasting even one full season, the times surely have changed that much since early 90's. Anyway, if you haven't visited River Run Ohio circa 1946, please do, you don't regret it! This series offered best production values, damn good drama and ensemble cast that was just amazing. Being male i must give special commendation for Kelly Rutherford portraying babelicious Judy Owens, that girl could compete with the original femme fatales any day. Let's hope that somebody somewhere will get another brainstorm and get this series in DVD format, like the man says in the song, gotta ac-cen-tu-ate the positive. Fore Daddy-O!


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