This weekly television series follows the Camden family as the minister father and stay-at-home mother deal with the drama of having seven children, ranging from toddlers to adults with families of their own. The friends, neighbors, and love interests of the various members of the family weigh heavily on the plot of the series, which seeks to address a real-life issue with each episode. Written by
Did You Know?
Series creator Brenda Hampton
came up with the idea of "7th Heaven" in a short amount of time. The idea of a drama about a functional family was her best story pitch when her agent scheduled a meeting with Aaron Spelling
even though she was still a staff writer for "Mad About You." She merely only wanted to meet Aaron Spelling at the time as he had a great reputation and track record in Hollywood. She wasn't expecting too much on her first try when pitching the idea. The first meeting on the idea about a functional family in the late 90s with traditional family values went very well over Aaron Spelling and "7th Heaven" was born. See more
[Annie is showing Ruthie her baby book
See my tummy? That's you.
Maybe I never should have come out.
But... look what you would've missed... riding on Daddy's shoulders... and Simon rocking you on the front porch... and Mary... giving you a bath in the kitchen sink.
My butt was a lot smaller then.
All of our... bottoms were a lot smaller then.