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This Old House 

The host guides various participants as they repair and renovate various houses.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kevin O'Connor Kevin O'Connor ...  Himself - Host 359 episodes, 2003-2019
Norm Abram Norm Abram ...  Himself - Master Carpenter 297 episodes, 1988-2019
Richard Trethewey Richard Trethewey ...  Himself - Plumbing and Heating Expert / ... 297 episodes, 1988-2019
Tom Silva Tom Silva ...  Himself - General Contractor 295 episodes, 2004-2019
Roger Cook Roger Cook ...  Himself - Landscape Contractor 295 episodes, 2004-2019
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The host guides various participants as they repair and renovate various houses.

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USA

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English

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1979 (USA) See more »

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Acton, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Originally intended to be a one-time, 13-part series documenting the renovation of a house, the show has been running for 35 seasons as of 2016, and has produced spin-offs, a magazine, and websites. See more »

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Referenced in Married with Children: Peggy Sue Got Work (1987) See more »

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This Old House '97
Composed by Peter Bell
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An American Institution
13 October 2003 | by matlock-6See all my reviews

I grew up watching this and I STILL watch it. One of the best things about This Old House is that it has changed very little since it first aired in 1979 (other than the occasional new host). When Bob Vila left, I was pretty disappointed because he WAS This Old House, but after I warmed up to Steve, I could see that it didn't really matter, that Steve was just as good as Bob and they were still doing all kinds of cool renovation jobs on historic old houses, and that's the most important thing.

I was surprised to see in this season's premiere that Steve has now left and there is another new host (I missed the last few episodes of last season). He seems a little stiff and unsure of himself now, but I'm sure he'll relax and turn out just fine as Steve did.

It's great to see some of the older shows from the early 80s and compare the styles of then with the styles of today. It would be really interesting to see the guys go and redo a house that they did back around 1981 and bring it into the current style!

People can make sarcastic jokes and laugh all they like, but this show ROCKS!


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