Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead. The Pryors' teen daughter Meg tries to shed her "good girl" image by hanging with her worldly friend Roxanne and pursuing a dream of being an "American Bandstand" dancer. Meg's emerging personality, and the changes her mother's going through, don't sit well with Meg's father Written by
A time when the American Dream was alive. And one family was living that Dream.
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Did You Know?
Current music artists appear in almost every episode as popular singers from the 1960s. See more
Often during scenes in the American Bandstand studio, what you see being filmed on the cameras does not always match what is happening on the stage (obviously because the cameras are showing clips of the original American Bandstand whereas the stage has actors attempting the recreate it). See more
Remember, chickens lay eggs; people lie down.
Wishin' And Hopin'
Written by Burt Bacharach
and Hal David
Performed by Vanessa Carlton
Courtesy of A&M Records See more