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?
The series takes place from November 1963 to July 1966. See more
In the pilot episode, which takes place in the fall of '63 (because subsequent episodes deal with the assassination of President Kennedy), the Beach Boys sing "Don't Worry Baby" on Bandstand. The song wasn't recorded until February 1964. See more
[about President Kennedy's assassination
Beth, do you know why they shot him?
Wishin' And Hopin'
Written by Burt Bacharach
and Hal David
Performed by Vanessa Carlton
Courtesy of A&M Records See more