A divorced father and a soon-to-be divorced mother meet and begin a romantic courtship which is always complicated by their respective children and their own life problems.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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 Lily Manning (63 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Rick Sammler (63 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Grace Manning (60 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Zoe Manning (60 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Judy Brooks (58 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Jessie Sammler (56 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Eli Sammler (54 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Karen Sammler (49 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Jake Manning (47 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 David Cassilli (28 episodes, 1999-2001)
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Rick is a divorced father-of-two who meets Lily, a newly-separated mother-of-two. They begin a relationship, which has a significant impact not only on their lives but on those of their children and ex-spouses, as well. Written by Phil Fernando

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She's starting to see other people. A man, his kids, his ex-wife.

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Drama | Family | Romance

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21 September 1999 (USA)  »

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Começar de Novo  »

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1.33 : 1
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The character 'Rick Sammler' was ranked #36 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" (20 June 2004 issue). See more »

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David Cassilli: 'Cause you're crazy if you think you can handle him. You're crazy if you think that I'm gonna hang around to watch you build his palace.
Rick Sammler: Then maybe you would just hang around and watch my back.
David Cassilli: God knows somebody has to.
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Consistent and Great
30 January 2005 | by (Tasmania, Australia) – See all my reviews

Once and Again is a pearl of a show. It's always interesting, and more importantly, realistic.

I started watching it as my sister had a crush on Shane West, but by the second episode I watched, I was hooked. Expecting it to be nothing more than a lightweight excuse for Shane West to act moody and broody, I found that instead it was a show where I saw that he actually can act, not to mention all his co-stars.

Easily the most impressive is Evan Rachel Wood, showing to me (before Thirteen was even an idea) that she had a tremendous amount of talent, I found her story lines to be compelling, and her to be exemplary in them. Indeed, it was this show that made me want to see Thirteen so much, so as I could see her performing again.

But I won't ramble.

Once and Again is brilliant, and if there was ever a show that should be continued, this is it.


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