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Step by Step 

Two families become one, step by step.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Patrick Duffy ...  Frank Lambert / ... 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Suzanne Somers ...  Carol Foster Lambert 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Staci Keanan ...  Dana Foster 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Brandon Call ...  John Thomas 'J.T.' Lambert 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Angela Watson ...  Karen Foster 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Christine Lakin ...  Alicia 'Al' Lambert 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Christopher Castile ...  Mark Foster 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Josh Byrne ...  Brendan Lambert 132 episodes, 1991-1997
Sasha Mitchell ...  Cody Lambert 114 episodes, 1991-1998
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Storyline

Frank Lambert is a construction worker and a single father of 3 kids: J.T., Alicia "Al", and Brendan. Carol Foster, a beautician, also has 3 children: Dana, Karen, and Mark. After Frank and Carol run into each other on vacation and spontaneously get married, they and their children (who appeared to have known and hated each other) have to learn to live together and love each other. It's not easy, but they are trying to do this step by step. Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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Carol and Frank just got married. Their kids just got the news.

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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TV-G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1991 (USA) See more »

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Step by Step See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(160 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In only the first few seasons of the series (including the pilot), during the opening credits there is an extra, unspecified kid in the Lambert/Foster clan. He can be seen as the family enters the amusement park and scatters to different areas, during Peggy Rea's credit, and another instance with Suzanne Somers later in the sequence. This actor is Jarrett Lennon, originally cast as Mark Foster, and later replaced by Christopher Castile. It's been theorized that the original actor's mismatched hair color caused test audience confusion about which family he originated from. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits the amusement park is intended to be in Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan. However at the end of the credits the body of water can be see to have rather large waves on a calm day. These waves are much too large for Lake Michigan in the absence of a storm. See more »

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J.T: Dad, if you're watching "Baywatch" with your wife, you know nothing about marriage.
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Bio-hazard warning: Watch this and die.
20 January 1999 | by BrianMaySee all my reviews

AAAAAAAGGGHHH!!!!!!!! When are these chewy, wishy-washy, sugary high-calory cry-baby touchy luvy-duvy family sitcoms going to end??????

Why does every family problem have to end in a melodrama, with melodramatic lines, melodramatic scenes, and melodramatic music?

Somebody stop this PLEASE!


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