World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly going back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.
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Monday, April 26, 1993

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Kyle Chandler ...  Jeff Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Sammi Davis ...  Caroline Hailey 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Ken Jenkins ...  Mike Sloan, Sr. 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Mimi Kennedy ...  Ruth Sloan 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Harry O'Reilly Harry O'Reilly ...  Sgt. Charlie Hailey 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Wendy Phillips ...  Anne Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Jessica Steen ...  Linda Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Dick Anthony Williams ...  Abe Davis 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Hattie Winston ...  Gloria Davis 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Tammy Lauren ...  Ginger Szabo 41 episodes, 1991-1997
Giuliana Santini Giuliana Santini ...  Gina Sloan 41 episodes, 1991-1997
John Slattery ...  Al Kahn 38 episodes, 1991-1997
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, 1992-1997
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 going 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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Lynn Marie Latham and Bernard Lechowick left Knots Landing (1979), of which they were the head writers from 1986 to 1991, to create and produce this series. Both Knots Landing (1979) and Homefront (1991) were Lorimar Television productions. See more »

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Referenced in The Perfect Pitch (2002) See more »

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Written by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen
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Slice of post WWII life, served with grace, humor and heartwrenching honesty.
30 April 2000 | by jmharter23See all my reviews

One of the best ensemble cast to ever work together. The talent of the actors, writers and directors married well and produced a wonderful show. Shame on ABC for not appreciating and continuing this fine show, especially after the many pleas of Homecoming fans. The storyline was well woven and executed with style and finesse by all cast members. Focused on 3 different families and friends all intertwined in carrying on and rebuilding their lives after WWII. What a treat to discover it being showcased this weekend as a prequel to its being re-aired. Find it, watch it, and enjoy it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1991 (USA) See more »

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Homefront See more »

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Lorimar Television See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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4:3
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