The Torkelsons (1991–1992)

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As a single mother of five, Mrs. Millicent Torkelson is a do-it-yourselfer with a flair for finding ingenious ways to make ends meet. Her oldest daughter Dorothy is a sensitive dreamer who ... See full summary »

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 Millicent Torkelson (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Dorothy Jane Torkelson (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Chuckie Lee Torkelson (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
Rachel Duncan ...
 Mary Sue Torkelson (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Wesley Hodges (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Steven Floyd Torkelson (19 episodes, 1991-1992)
Anna Slotky ...
 Ruth Ann Torkelson (19 episodes, 1991-1992)
Paige Gosney ...
 Kirby Scroggins (11 episodes, 1991-1992)
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As a single mother of five, Mrs. Millicent Torkelson is a do-it-yourselfer with a flair for finding ingenious ways to make ends meet. Her oldest daughter Dorothy is a sensitive dreamer who finds solace by talking to the "man in the moon". The rest of the clan includes Steven Floyd, Chuckie Lee, Mary Sue and Ruth Ann, all of whom easily get themselves in and out of trouble. Making the best of bad times. Written by <KarenARW@netcom.ca>

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21 September 1991 (USA)  »

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La familia Tórkelson  »

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Series creator Lynn Montgomery claims to have gotten the name "Torkelson" from a real-life Steven Floyd Torkelson, who had showed her his bug collection, and shared his first kiss with her thirty years earlier. See more »

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Very naive. Dedicated for the family.
17 May 2009 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

Eh, what can I say? This was a sitcom dedicated exclusively for the family. As a teenager I watched it but I thought it was too kitsch and naive but for a younger audience and parents, I think it's a great show.

The situations and jokes were very, very naive but that doesn't means not funny.

I remember with tenderness this show because I grew with it until my pre-pubert phase.

Olivia Burnette was sexy and now more! Please Disney give it a new chance.

By the way, the chapter I remember the most was Drew Carey's guest appearance as the uncle of a loser fat boy.


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