Originally the saga of a working mom raising her three sons alone while her pilot husband is away. After star Valerie Harper left the series, her role was filled by Sandy Duncan as the boys' aunt.

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Jason Bateman ...  David Hogan 110 episodes, 1986-1991
Jeremy Licht ...  Mark Hogan 110 episodes, 1986-1991
Luis Daniel Ponce Luis Daniel Ponce ...  Willie Hogan 110 episodes, 1986-1991
Josh Taylor ...  Michael Hogan 110 episodes, 1986-1991
Edie McClurg ...  Mrs. Patty Poole 88 episodes, 1986-1991
Sandy Duncan ...  Sandy Hogan 78 episodes, 1987-1991
Steve Witting ...  Burt 52 episodes, 1987-1991
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Storyline

Valerie Hogan is what you call "super-mom." Valerie's husband, Michael is an airline pilot, so the job of raising their three boys is left mostly to Valerie. There's girl-hungry David, Wille who's always getting into trouble, and brainy Mark. Mark and Wille are fraternal twins. Each week, Valerie encounters different experiences of what it is like to be a mother to three boys. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1986 (USA) See more »

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The Hogan Family See more »

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(110 episodes)

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Stereo | Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Edie McClurg's most famous role before "Valerie" was the villainous Helen Shyers in Carrie (1976). See more »

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To Clear-Up Somethings
18 September 2003 | by RE ZuletaSee all my reviews

First of all, back in late-1985, early 1986, NBC was originally gonna name the show "The Hogan Family," but later changed their mind and opted for a name that reflected its original famed star "Valerie Harper." Thus, it was retitled "Valerie."

After, the famed contract dispute over her salary, Valerie Harper left the show, or was fired - depending who's side of the story you hear- thus the show was renamed "Valerie's Family: The Hogan's." This angered "Valerie Harper" very much, and she sued the producers for still using her name as the title of the show without her permission.

Thus, the producers opted to revert back to the original suggested production title: "The Hogan Family."

In reality they were always 'The Hogan Family.'


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