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 ... See full summary »

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Millicent Torkelson 20 episodes, 1991-1992
...  Dorothy Jane Torkelson 20 episodes, 1991-1992
...  Chuckie Lee Torkelson 20 episodes, 1991-1992
Rachel Duncan ...  Mary Sue Torkelson 20 episodes, 1991-1992
...  Wesley Hodges 20 episodes, 1991-1992
...  Steven Floyd Torkelson 19 episodes, 1991-1992
Anna Slotky ...  Ruth Ann Torkelson 19 episodes, 1991-1992
Paige Gosney ...  Kirby Scroggins / ... 12 episodes, 1991-1992
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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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Series creator Lynn Montgomery claims to have gotten the name "Torkelson" from a real-life Steven Floyd Torkelson, who had showed her his bug collection, and shared his first kiss with her thirty years earlier. See more »

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One Of The Best
25 August 2003 | by See 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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