Promised Land (1996–1999)

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When Russell Greene loses his job, he decides to go on the road with his family. So he gathers his wife, Claire, his son, Josh, his daughter, Dinah, his mother, Hattie, and his nephew, ... See full summary »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 11 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Russell Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Claire Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Josh Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
Sarah Schaub ...
 Dinah Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
Eddie Karr ...
 Nathaniel Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Hattie Greene (68 episodes, 1996-1999)
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Storyline

When Russell Greene loses his job, he decides to go on the road with his family. So he gathers his wife, Claire, his son, Josh, his daughter, Dinah, his mother, Hattie, and his nephew, Nathaniel and hits the road. With only an old Suburban, a trailer, and a dream, Russell and his family are now traveling across the country in search of adventure and helping many people along the way. Written by Ashleigh Swindol <jswindol@bellsouth.net>

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Home is wherever you hang your hat, open your heart or help a friend.

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17 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Home of the Brave  »

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(69 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The interior set for the family's trailer was a real Airstream trailer which had been removed from its original frame. It was made about three feet wider than a normal Airstream trailer and then reassembled on a platform which could also accommodate lighting and camera equipment. Sections of the trailer set could be removed, one by one, to allow for various angles of camera coverage. See more »

Goofs

The interior Airstream set was about three feet wider than the Airstream trailer which was used for exterior shots. The extra width in the set's ceiling was covered by a removable, simulated skylight which is clearly visible throughout the series. The top of the trailer shown in exterior shots has no visible signs of a skylight. See more »

Quotes

Claire Greene: Well, I can certainly see how any woman would be terribly, terribly attracted to you.
Russel Greene: You could, huh?
Claire Greene: Yes. I myself am absolutely helpless in the face of such charm.
Russel Greene: Helpless?
Claire Greene: Yes.
Russel Greene: You don't know anything about helpless. I still get weak in the knees everytime I even think about you.
Claire Greene: Weak?
Russel Greene: In the knees. You know my knees are shot.
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Follows Home of the Brave (1996) See more »

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The best TV I have ever seen!!
30 March 2008 | by (Rhode Island) – See all my reviews

All I can say is I really miss this show!! My wife & I just got married around the time this show started up!! Why did CBS take it off the air??? I think it was the best show for the whole family to enjoy!! It made me laugh!! It also made me cry. But when CBS took it off the air my wife & I thought CBS made a big mistake. You know what would be so great?? Have a reunion show!! That would be so cool!!!! Anybody know if it is on DVD yet?? On the last season of Promised Land, did CBS show the whole last season?? I think CBS took it off the air at mid-season. My wife & I will never forget it. The opening with that theme song was fantastic!!! This show only comes once in a life time! May we never forget Promised Land!!


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