World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.
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1993   1992   1991  
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kyle Chandler ...  Jeff Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1993
Sammi Davis ...  Caroline Hailey 42 episodes, 1991-1993
Ken Jenkins ...  Mike Sloan, Sr. 42 episodes, 1991-1993
Mimi Kennedy ...  Ruth Sloan 42 episodes, 1991-1993
Harry O'Reilly Harry O'Reilly ...  Sgt. Charlie Hailey 42 episodes, 1991-1993
Wendy Phillips ...  Anne Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1993
Jessica Steen ...  Linda Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1993
Dick Anthony Williams ...  Abe Davis 42 episodes, 1991-1993
Hattie Winston ...  Gloria Davis 42 episodes, 1991-1993
Tammy Lauren ...  Ginger Szabo 41 episodes, 1991-1993
Giuliana Santini Giuliana Santini ...  Gina Sloan 41 episodes, 1991-1993
John Slattery ...  Al Kahn 38 episodes, 1991-1993
Sterling Macer Jr. ...  Cpl. Robert Davis 28 episodes, 1991-1992
David Newsom ...  Lt. Hank Metcalf 24 episodes, 1991-1992
Kelly Rutherford ...  Judy Owen 22 episodes, 1992-1993
John DiSanti ...  Sam Schenkkan 20 episodes, 1991-1993
Montrose Hagins ...  Grandmother Davis 20 episodes, 1991-1993
Alexandra Wilson ...  Sarah Brewer 19 episodes, 1991-1992
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World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Drugi front See more »

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Lorimar Television See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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The series takes place from 1945 to 1947. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Perfect Pitch (2002) See more »

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Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
Written by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen
(uncredited)
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Wonderful Post WWII Drama
22 July 2004 | by tarataylor1967See all my reviews

Homefront was a wonderful post WWII drama. It showed the viewers what life was like after our "boys" came home from the war. It was a great character study of the post war era, and how things had changed for America and her people.

We saw women who had worked as "Rosie the Riveter" lose their jobs to the returning soldiers. We saw a factory Unionize. We saw immigrants from abroad try to make a life in America. This was the story younger people had never seen before, because our grandparents and parents couldn't capture it quite the way this series did.

This definitely needs to be on DVD


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