A working-class single mother provides for her quirky family of 5 kids in rural Oklahoma.

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Lynn Montgomery
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1992   1991  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Connie Ray ...  Millicent Torkelson 20 episodes, 1991-1992
Olivia Burnette ...  Dorothy Jane Torkelson 20 episodes, 1991-1992
Lee Norris ...  Chuckie Lee Torkelson 20 episodes, 1991-1992
Rachel Duncan Rachel Duncan ...  Mary Sue Torkelson 20 episodes, 1991-1992
William Schallert ...  Wesley Hodges 20 episodes, 1991-1992
Aaron Michael Metchik ...  Steven Floyd Torkelson 19 episodes, 1991-1992
Anna Slotky Anna Slotky ...  Ruth Ann Torkelson 19 episodes, 1991-1992
Paige Gosney Paige Gosney ...  Kirby Scroggins 12 episodes, 1991-1992
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Storyline

As a single mother of five, Mrs. Millicent Torkelson is a do-it-yourselfer with a flair for finding ingenious ways to make ends meet and making the best of bad times. Her oldest daughter Dorothy Jane is a sensitive dreamer who finds solace by talking to the "man in the moon". Dorothy Jane's siblings: Steven Floyd, Ruth Ann, Chuckie Lee, and Mary Sue; easily get themselves in and out of trouble. Written by <KarenARW@netcom.ca>

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Millicent Torkelson's maiden name was "Dowd." See more »

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One Of The Best
25 August 2003 | by dbell8400See all my reviews

I just loved "Almost Home" and "The Torkelsons." Both seasons were just great to watch. I remember always wanting to go to my aunts just so I could watch this one show. The acting was wonderful and fun to watch. It's a shame both were cancelled.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Torkelsons See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (33 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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