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The Wonder Years 

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Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Kevin Arnold 115 episodes, 1988-1993
...  Kevin Arnold - The Narrator 114 episodes, 1988-1993
...  Jack Arnold 107 episodes, 1988-1993
...  Norma Arnold 106 episodes, 1988-1993
...  Wayne Arnold 106 episodes, 1988-1993
...  Paul Pfeiffer 99 episodes, 1988-1993
...  Winnie Cooper 98 episodes, 1988-1993
...  Karen Arnold 84 episodes, 1988-1993
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An adult Kevin Arnold reminisces on his teenage years spent growing up during the late 60s and early 70s. As he goes from adolescence to adulthood, he experiences, along with his best friend Paul and sometimes-girlfriend Winnie, the full range of trials and traumas that come in just about everyone's life. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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It's 1968. The Suburbs. And in each little house with a Chevy in the driveway and a TV in the den, there are people with stories...families band together in laughter, hope, love and wonder (season 1)


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31 January 1988 (USA)  »

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Los años maravillosos  »

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Owing to its time period, the Vietnam War served as a recurring backdrop to the series, and Jack was a Korean War Veteran. In real life Dan Lauria was a Vietnam Veteran, serving with the US Marines. See more »

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In episode 41, Kevin comes home from school to watch the liftoff of Apollo 13. Apollo 13 lifted off on Saturday, April 11, 1970. See more »

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Wayne Arnold: [Wayne's friend Wart has returned shell-shocked from Vietnam and is sitting on a bench in just boxers and dog tags] What's wrong, buddy?
Wart: Nothing seems to fit any more.
Wayne Arnold: [Wayne takes his shirt off and offers it to his friend] Here you go. Wear mine.
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Featured in America's Teenagers Growing Up on Television (1998) See more »

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A nostalgic blast from the past
14 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

The Wonder Years is an authentic look back into adolesence. In the wonder years we see young Kevin Arnold explore the world of denial, friendship, hate and love. Never in my life have i seen a more perfect depiction of life as a young teen. The hardships with school, friends, your older brother, and the girl that lives on your street; these are all realistic struggles and very easy to identify with. For generations to come, teens will continue to relate to this wonderful show. I will never forget this timeless series of family values and life long lessions; "Growing up happens in a heartbeat. One day you're in diapers, next you're gone. But the memories of childhood stay with you for the long haul."


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