Swingtown (2008)

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As America celebrates its 200th birthday, two generations of friends and neighbors in a Chicago suburb explore new freedoms and seek connections with each other in the midst of the socio/sexual revolution.

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 Susan Miller (13 episodes, 2008)
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 Bruce Miller (13 episodes, 2008)
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 Tom Decker (13 episodes, 2008)
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 Trina Decker (13 episodes, 2008)
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 Janet Thompson (13 episodes, 2008)
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 Laurie Miller (13 episodes, 2008)
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 Samantha Saxton (13 episodes, 2008)
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 B. J. Miller / ... (13 episodes, 2008)
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 Roger Thompson (13 episodes, 2008)
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 Doug Stephens (13 episodes, 2008)
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 Rick Thompson (9 episodes, 2008)
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 Gail Saxton (6 episodes, 2008)
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As America celebrates its 200th birthday, two generations of friends and neighbors in a Chicago suburb explore new freedoms and seek connections with each other in the midst of the socio/sexual revolution.

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i LOVE it!
22 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love the show "Swingtown"! being born in 1962 I remember much of the 70's. I grew up in a strict Catholic household, I was not exposed to much in the outside world so this show is a joy to see! I enjoy seeing all the 1970's decor, the grocery store scene, clothes and the cars. What fun it is to see many items which I remember seeing in homes where I babysat that are similar on this show; the same glassware, furniture and decor.

I am hoping the BEST this show lasts a long time! Besides I LOVE Molly Parker and hope to meet her someday! I loved her in "The Wicker man". I look forward to each episode! Thank you


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