My Wife and Kids (2001–2005)

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Michael Kyle longs for a traditional life, but his day-trader wife Janet, gangsta rap-worshipping son Michael Jr., and brooding daughters Claire and Kady make his dream just that ... a dream.

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 Michael Kyle (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Janet 'Jay' Kyle (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Michael Kyle Jr. (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Kady Kyle (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Claire Kyle (111 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Franklin Aloysius Mumford / ... (60 episodes, 2002-2005)
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Michael Kyle longs for a traditional life, but his day-trader wife Janet, gangsta rap-worshipping son Michael Jr., and brooding daughters Claire and Kady make his dream just that ... a dream.

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Jazz Raycole, who originally played 'Claire Kyle', was pulled from the show by her mother who disapproved of a storyline that started off season two. See more »

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Michael Kyle: Well, guess what Junior? You're from the mean streets of Stamford, Connecticut.
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An absolute ABC classic!
22 January 2006 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

"MY WIFE AND KIDS," in my opinion, is an absolute ABC classic! I haven't seen every episode, but I still enjoyed it. There are many episodes that I enjoyed. One of them was where Junior (George O. Gore II) got his driver's license. If you want to know why, you'll have to have seen it for yourself. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that everyone always gave a good performance, the production design was spectacular, the costumes were well-designed, and the writing was always very strong. In conclusion, even though it can be seen in syndication now, I strongly recommend you catch it just in case it goes off the air for good.


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