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Kate & Allie 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1984–1989)
When Allie Lowell divorces her husband and gets custody of their two children, she moves to New York City and moves in with her best friend, Kate McArdle, also divorced and raising a ... See full summary »

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1989   1988   1987   1986   1985   1984  
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Susan Saint James ...  Kate McArdle 122 episodes, 1984-1989
Jane Curtin ...  Allie Lowell / ... 122 episodes, 1984-1989
Frederick Koehler ...  Chip Lowell 115 episodes, 1984-1989
Allison Smith ...  Jennie Lowell 115 episodes, 1984-1989
Ari Meyers ...  Emma McArdle / ... 90 episodes, 1984-1988
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Storyline

When Allie Lowell divorces her husband and gets custody of their two children, she moves to New York City and moves in with her best friend, Kate McArdle, also divorced and raising a daughter. They form a unique kind of family unit in this comedy from the 1980s. Written by Phil Fernando

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Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aline et Cathy See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(122 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

When Susan Saint James became pregnant during the show's fourth season, it was not written into the show because her character was single. She was filmed either with strategically placed props or by having her character Kate recovering from a broken leg. However, in a flashback episode that took place when Kate and Allie were younger and they were pregnant with their daughters on the show, St. James was allowed to show her pregnancy. See more »

Quotes

Allie Lowell: [after joke has been successfully pulled] And people say I'm not the fun one.
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Connections

Referenced in Guidance (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme Song
Performed by John Loeffler
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Now Playing on RTN
22 December 2008 | by Godai-kunSee all my reviews

All of those who would like to see this series again should be aware that it is currently playing Monday through Friday on RTN: The Retro Television Netork. It's a small syndicated network a lot like TVLand. Most markets that have it are carrying it as a digital subfeed, so you will need a TV with a digital receiver or a digital converter box to see it.

The network's website can be viewed at http://www.rtnville.com

Note sure what else I can say to extend this to 10 lines, really. Just wanted to issue a "heads-up" since I see that there are some "Kate and Aliie" fans reading this site.


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