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"Family Ties" The Old College Try (1985)

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Family Ties: Season 4: Episode 6 -- Mallory announces that she doesn't want to go to college.


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Original Air Date:
7 November 1985 (Season 4, Episode 6)
Elyse is planning for Mallory's future by sending away for college applications. However, Mallory does not want to go to college... See more » | Add synopsis »


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Episode Crew
Directed by
Barbara Schultz 
Writing credits
Gary David Goldberg (created by)

Ruth Bennett (written by)

Produced by
Ruth Bennett .... producer
June Galas .... associate producer
Gary David Goldberg .... executive producer
Carol Himes .... line producer
Alan Uger .... producer
Michael J. Weithorn .... supervising producer
Cinematography by
Robert F. Liu (director of photography)
Dominic Palmieri (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Gary Anderson 
Casting by
Judith Weiner 
Art Direction by
James F. Claytor Sr. 
Set Decoration by
Tom Cost 
Makeup Department
Rick Provenzano .... hair stylist
Dulcie Smith .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ginger Grigg .... associate director
Sound Department
Larry Lasota .... audio
Allen Patapoff .... re-recording mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Clay .... video
Rod Robertson .... electrician
Casting Department
Judith Weiner .... original casting
Music Department
Jeff Barry .... lyricist: theme song
Johnny Mathis .... singer: theme song
Tom Scott .... composer: theme music
Deniece Williams .... singer: theme song
Other crew
Susan Borowitz .... story editor
Marc Lawrence .... story editor
Marilynn Marko-Sanders .... script supervisor (as Marilynn Marko)
Parker Roe .... technical director

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gary David Goldberg  created by

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Additional Details

25 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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