The misadventures of a family with a home business father and a journalist mother.

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Dr. Jason Seaver 167 episodes, 1985-1992
...  Maggie Malone Seaver 167 episodes, 1985-1992
...  Mike Seaver 167 episodes, 1985-1992
...  Ben Seaver 167 episodes, 1985-1992
...  Carol Seaver 166 episodes, 1985-1992
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It's hard enough to raise a kid nowadays but when you have to cope with THESE kids, things tend to get out of hand! Dr Seaver, a psychologist and his wife Maggie Seaver, a journalist, try to do their best raising their family and although their kids, Mike, Ben, Carol and Crissie, cause them endless problems, they manage to keep the family close together. As long as they got each other, nothing else matters... Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

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24 September 1985 (USA)  »

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Kirk Cameron was so intent on keeping the show devoid of adult themes that he phoned the president of ABC and accused producers Dan Guntzelman, Steve Marshall and Michael Sullivan of being "pornographers". The three then resigned from the show, having had enough of Cameron's shenanigans. See more »

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Jason: [Ben's video comes on, with him holding a sign] Ben, it's rated R. Come on, you even admit it's dirty.
Ben: Relax, Dad, it's just for advertising.
Jason: Oh really?
Ben: Yeah, no kid would want to watch a movie if it wasn't rated R.
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Referenced in Chuck: Chuck Versus the Alma Mater (2007) See more »

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As Long As We Got Each Other
Written by John Bettis
Performed by B.J. Thomas
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really miss in todays tv!
21 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I know most of the people who comment on this probably were teenagers in th 1980's, I however was not. I first saw "Growing Pains" in 1999 as reruns . I fell in love with the show and later learned it was canceled already, then Disney threw it out the window. Fox Family picked it up three years later but they threw it out again. I really think this show is greatly missed by thousands of fans of the show. They say oh well the kids grew up times changed but their could have been so many more episodes and there should have been. I really think that the reruns should be picked up again and this time kept for a while or something like that. Look at the Brady Bunch most people I know hate that show and its a 70's show here its reruns play all the time constantly but yet a sit-com like growing pains from the 80's with more reality and morals is left behind. What's with that?


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