Following the death of his son, Gus Witherspoon takes in his daughter-in-law and his three grandchildren to live with him. Adjustment to the new arrangement is not easy on any of them.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Wilford Brimley ...  Gus Witherspoon 46 episodes, 1986-1988
Deidre Hall ...  Jessie Witherspoon 46 episodes, 1986-1988
Shannen Doherty ...  Kris Witherspoon 46 episodes, 1986-1988
Chad Allen ...  David Witherspoon 46 episodes, 1986-1988
Keri Houlihan Keri Houlihan ...  Molly Witherspoon 46 episodes, 1986-1988
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ...  Joe Kaplan 46 episodes, 1986-1988
Nicole Dubuc ...  Bertha 25 episodes, 1986-1988
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Following the death of his son, Gus Witherspoon takes in his daughter-in-law and his three grandchildren to live with him. Adjustment to the new arrangement is not easy on any of them.

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Drama | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nuestra casa See more »

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Runtime:

| (46 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Shannen Doherty co-starred with two actresses from the soap opera "Days of our Lives", Deidre Hall, who portrayed Her Mother "Jessie" on "Our House" And Kristian Alfonso in the movie "Blindfold: Acts of Obsession". See more »

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Featured in The Women of Charmed (2000) See more »

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Short-lived drama left a lasting memory
5 May 2011 | by sapphireskySee all my reviews

I watched this show as a little girl and it brings back many sweet memories. My little sister and I used to roll play the episodes, because our parents were strict about what we watched, so this show was special to us. We saw very little TV that wasn't news or cartoons, and it was magical for us. We loved Diedre Hall and Shannon Doherty the most, and the little girl who played Molly. We had a major crush on the boy who played the son, lol. I wish it would have had airtime longer than it did. Happy to see from reviews that other people saw the good in this short-lived series. It probably will never come out on DVD, on account of it's short life, but I will always remember it. One episode that really effected me was the one in which David was injured on his bike. I remember thinking the character might die. The earth quake episode was equally effecting. ANd who wouldn't love Wilfred Brimly? He was awesome in Our House. I think it helped his oatmeal commercials gain popularity. :)


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