In 1956, 14-year-old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, his brother Nate, and their parents Phyllis and George.
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1993   1992   1991  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Marion Ross ...  Sophie Berger 33 episodes, 1991-1993
Danny Gerard Danny Gerard ...  Alan Silver 33 episodes, 1991-1993
Louis Zorich ...  Jules Berger 33 episodes, 1991-1993
Matthew Louis Siegel Matthew Louis Siegel ...  Nathaniel Silver 33 episodes, 1991-1993
Amy Aquino ...  Phyllis Berger Silver 32 episodes, 1991-1993
Peter Friedman ...  George Silver 32 episodes, 1991-1993
Adam LaVorgna ...  Nicholas Scamperelli 24 episodes, 1991-1993
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In 1956, 14-year-old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, his brother Nate, and their parents Phyllis and George.

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USA

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English

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20 September 1991 (USA) See more »

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Brooklyn-híd See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Louis Zorich and Olympia Dukakis (married in real-life) were offered the roles of Jules and Sophie Berger. While Zorich accepted his role, Dukakis declined the part. See more »

Goofs

On one show the two brothers are talking about red and gold Kryptonite on how it affects Superman. Red K was first seen in the late 1950s and gold K was seen in the early 1960s. Long after this show takes place See more »

Connections

Featured in The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998) See more »

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Brilliant and just a lovely show!
21 September 2006 | by coullgalSee all my reviews

This show was absolutely brilliant. I first saw it when they played it on bravo a few years back. My Mum and I would sit and watch it together. I was 13 or 14, and I remember really enjoying it. I really wish they would bring it out on DVD! I cant believe it only lasted two seasons. Every episode I enjoyed and loved. It was so very well written. I truly loved the different characters! They were so real and you could totally connect with them. They encountered real life problems and when the show ended you felt you learned something too. I think the show really gave a true color of how life was back in those days. I certainly hope they bring it out on DVD! PLEASE BRING IT OUT ON DVD!! -Fiona


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