A one-off spinoff pilot attempt at making Nick from Family Ties viable in his own show. He plays a struggling artist. It had little of the charm and humor that made Family Ties s hit.

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A one-off spinoff pilot attempt at making Nick from Family Ties viable in his own show. He plays a struggling artist. It had little of the charm and humor that made Family Ties s hit.

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