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Like Mom, Like Me (1978)

A middle-aged mom adjusts to the realities of being divorced, which include managing her sex life and facing the possibility that her teenage daughter might be doing the same.

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Michael Pressman

Writers:

Nancy Lynn Schwartz (teleplay), Sheila Schwartz (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Linda Lavin ... Althea Gruen
Kristy McNichol ... Jennifer Gruen
Max Gail ... Henry Millen
Stacey Nelkin ... Tao Wolf
Michael LeClair Michael LeClair ... Peter (as Michael Le Clair)
Lawrence Pressman ... Michael Gruen
Patrick O'Neal ... Phillip Stanford
Clark Brandon ... Kevin
Michael Thoma ... Mr. Woodhill
Carroll Reynolds Carroll Reynolds ... Sam Light
Richard Blake Richard Blake ... Door Man
Carver Barnes Carver Barnes ... Desk Clerk
Babbett Bram Babbett Bram ... Waitress
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A middle-aged mom adjusts to the realities of being divorced, which include managing her sex life and facing the possibility that her teenage daughter might be doing the same.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Como mamá y yo See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »

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Godawful TV fakery
16 March 2001 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

Linda Lavin and Kristy McNichol fail to convince as mother and daughter. With Mom single again, she and her teenage daughter unpack in their new house and do a little dance together in the kitchen (The Bump, I believe, or is that The Hustle?). With all signs apparent that these two really get along just like buddies, it's only a matter of time before a man comes between them and stops all that dancing. Kristy soon gets a boyfriend of her own, who lets her hug him every time there's a problem. LOTS of hugging and near-tears melodrama in this TV-movie, written by Nancy Lynn Schwartz from Sheila Schwartz's book. Truly numbing.


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