Once and Again (1999–2002)

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

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Katie Singer: You ever notice how no one our age dresses to show who they are, they dress to hide who they are and then some guy figures this out and makes like a billion dollars and...
[realizes she is babbling]
Katie Singer: I'm sorry, I'm talking too much.
Jessie Sammler: [smiles] No, it's okay, I like it.
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Unreal Reality
25 July 2003 | by (NJ) – See all my reviews

I panned Thirtysomething on this site, so I'm duty bound to give praise where due...the same people made Once and Again. I saw an episode or two on TV and remembered it fondly enough to get the DVD, which I proceeded to devour in about 4 nights. (I now know why DVD TV shows are so popular: you don't have to wait a week to see each episode.)

I thought the situations and dialogue were completely realistic. My wife, a divorce attorney, saw the show years ago and remembers it as completely unrealistic. But isn't that the master craft of entertaining TV and movies -- making the unrealistic appear realistic? I'll bet there is some good writing on this point...please send me a message if you know of any.


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