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One Day at a Time 

The misadventures of a divorced mother, her family, and their building superintendent in Indianapolis.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Valerie Bertinelli ...  Barbara Cooper / ... 209 episodes, 1975-1984
Bonnie Franklin ...  Ann Romano / ... 208 episodes, 1975-1984
Pat Harrington Jr. ...  Dwayne F. Schneider 204 episodes, 1975-1984
Mackenzie Phillips ...  Julie Cooper / ... 123 episodes, 1975-1983
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Storyline

This sitcom follows recently divorced mother (Ann Romano) and her two teenage daughters (Barbara and Julie) as they start a new life together in Indianapolis, They are befriended by the building superintendent (Dwayne Schneider), who treats them like family. Together, these four main characters face life's challenges together. Written by Kate Tripper

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Norman Lear, who brought you "All in the Family", "Maude", Good Times", and "The Jeffersons" now brings you "One Day at a Time" (season 1) See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Au fil des jours See more »

Filming Locations:

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(209 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

In the 70s and 80s Corey Feldman appeared in several top ten programs; including One Day At A Time, Cheers and Family Ties. He also appeared on the hit syndicated show Hollywood Squares during this period. See more »

Goofs

The family supposedly moves from Logansport,Indiana to Indianapolis at the beginning of the series. However, the area where they are shown departing is clearly not "Logansport" which is a small city of roughly 20k located in the north-central portion of the state. No major interstates run in or near Logansport and the city is surround by farmland and some low rolling hills. See more »

Quotes

Duane Schneider: [pretending to pick each other up] Do you wanna go to your place or mine?
Ann Romano Royer: Both.
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The classic sitcom that broke the mold.
4 January 2001 | by jeff-150See all my reviews

How can a four year old remember the pilot episode of a show? I don't know, but I do. Groundbreaking at the time, it actually featured a divorced mother with her two kids. Very topical, and sedate by today's standards, this show was a huge hit. Of all the people on this show who would have thought Valerie Bertenelli would have the biggest career? And who knew McKenzie Phillips was on heroin? Totally watched during the seventies but everyone pretty much was over it by the early eighties. Still one of the coolest shows of the seventies.


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