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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 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 (55 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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21 September 1999 (USA)  »

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David Clennon also played Miles Dentrell on Thirtysomething (1987). See more »

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Eli Sammler: It's so weird that she doesn't miss me, 'cause I'm never gonna stop missing her.
Grace Manning: I know.
Eli Sammler: You're like the only person who does know.
[they both slowly start to move their faces closer together]
Eli Sammler: [whispers] that's a really pretty dress
[lips are about to touch]
Grace ManningEli Sammler: [door swings open, Grace and Eli pull away as they see Jesse standing infront of them] What?
Jessie Sammler: They called off the wedding.
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Outstanding series
22 May 2005 | by (Surrey, England) – See all my reviews

Bought Series One on spec and I am so glad I did. I expected an updated version of Different Strokes or something. No way. I watched all the episodes over the last two days stopping only to sleep. Wow! I went through all the emotions, crying a lot which doesn't come easily to a middle aged man. Superb acting from big and small, the script was outstanding with hardly a dull moment. The camera-work switching between homes mid dialogue and once coming through fridge doors! Series Two coming out soon and I can't wait. Yes everyone is a bit too good looking but I can cope with that as the story lines are all too true. Relationships, bereavement, etc are all there and are not sensationalised. Very nicely surprised and very much recommended.


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