Pete "Skag" Skagska is a 56-year-old union foreman of a Pittsburgh steel mill until a crippling stroke forced him to stay at home and try to put his life back together and deal with family ... See full summary »

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Abby Mann

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1980  
Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Karl Malden ...  Pete 'Skag' Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
Piper Laurie ...  Jo Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
Craig Wasson ...  David Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
Peter Gallagher ...  John Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
Kathryn Holcomb Kathryn Holcomb ...  Patricia Skagska / ... 6 episodes, 1980
Leslie Ackerman ...  Barbara Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
George Voskovec ...  Petar Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
Powers Boothe ...  Whalen 6 episodes, 1980
Frank Campanella Frank Campanella ...  Paczka 5 episodes, 1980
Shirley Stoler ...  Dottie Jessup 5 episodes, 1980
Richard Bright ...  Madman Messisik 3 episodes, 1980
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Storyline

Pete "Skag" Skagska is a 56-year-old union foreman of a Pittsburgh steel mill until a crippling stroke forced him to stay at home and try to put his life back together and deal with family problems which included his younger second wife Jo, and his three children whom were David (age 24) who worked at the steel mill, the shy and insecure Patricia (age 18) and the rebellious Barbara (age 15) as well as Skag's father Petar living with them as an invalid due to a major stroke of his own. Written by Anonymous

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Peter Skagzka, steelworker, with a passionate wife, four troubled children, an elderly father. A tough, proud, stubborn man, he refuses to live, or love, or do anything halfway. See more »

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 1980 (USA) See more »

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Lorimar Productions See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Followed by Skag: Pilot (1980) See more »

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