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This Old House 

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The host guides various participants as they repair and renovate various houses.
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Series cast summary:
Norm Abram ...  Self - Master Carpenter / ... 932 episodes, 1979-2020
Richard Trethewey ...  Self - Plumbing Contractor / ... 931 episodes, 1979-2020
Kevin O'Connor ...  Self - Host / ... 428 episodes, 2003-2020
Steve Thomas Steve Thomas ...  Self - Host / ... 385 episodes, 1989-2019
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The host guides various participants as they repair and renovate various houses.

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Trivia

Every year the show gets thousands of letters and e-mails from viewers requesting that the show assist them with their renovation projects, or answer questions about home improvement. A spin-off series, Ask This Old House (2002) was created in response to these viewers. The show features the experts from "This Old House" (minus Norm Abram) answering questions from viewers, as well as assisting homeowners with smaller projects than the ones featured on "This Old House". See more »

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A great show for all homeowners....the first "reality"
28 September 2006 | by MarieGabrielleSee all my reviews

concept show that actually helps the audience, gives us useful information and has lasted for over 20 years on TV.

I have recently watched the "Boston" series, where homeowners can make $2,000.00 per month renting their property, so renovating an historic brownstone from 1875 is well worth it. Having lived in Boston, I can assert that the architecture and surroundings are both unique and storybook-like; trees on Commonwealth Avenue and at the Boston Public Garden are preserved, as opposed to NY or other large sprawling metropolitan areas.

While aspects of the show are sometimes a bit technical, this show is well worth it for anyone who wishes to improve the quality of their home, and appreciate its value. This show and "Sell this House" (regularly shown on A&E cable) are the ONLY two reality shows I watch; they are both educational and interesting. Highly recommended. 9/10.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

1979 (USA) See more »

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Acton, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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