Six months after the tragic death of their parents in a car accident, the five orphans of the Salinger family are trying to keep the family together and make amends meet. The eldest, 24-... See full summary »

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Maxine Miller ...
Mrs. Kelleher
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Plumber
Byron Lucas ...
Doug
Sandy Tucker ...
Mrs. Elleson
Susan McLennan ...
Nanny
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Pawnbroker
Dolores Drake ...
Mrs. Pick (as Delores Drake)
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Six months after the tragic death of their parents in a car accident, the five orphans of the Salinger family are trying to keep the family together and make amends meet. The eldest, 24-year-old, immature Charlie feels saddled by his parental responsibilities, but the other siblings don't see him as an authority figure. But Charlie has other problems after he reveals to have lost $12,000 of the family's life savings as a result of a foolhardy business investment. So Charlie gets two jobs of bartender by day and carpenter by night in the restaurant 'Salingers' which is now run by their father's business partner, Joe Magnus. The emotionally troubled, 16-year-old Bailey has problems of his own in looking for a new nanny for baby Owen and finally finds one; a grad student named Kirsten Bennett, whom he develops a crush on. The selfish 15-year-old Julia abandons her household responsibilities and looks for romance at her high school with an outcast student named P.K. The eccentric, but ... Written by Anonymous

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This is the only time the title of the show is named. Charlie is working for Joe and the family comes in to have their regular weekly dinner together. Joe asks the waitress to get a table ready for "The Salinger party of five". See more »

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[first lines]
Claudia Salinger: [at a used car lot] Owen, what do you think? Wow! She's a beauty.
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Closer to Five
Composed by Sammy Llanas (as Sam Llanas) and Kurt Neumann
Performed by the BoDeans
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