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Two of a Kind 

A show about a single father who has his hands full raising twin sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley.
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1999   1998  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mary-Kate Olsen ...  Mary-Kate Burke 22 episodes, 1998-1999
Ashley Olsen ...  Ashley Burke 22 episodes, 1998-1999
Christopher Sieber ...  Kevin Burke 22 episodes, 1998-1999
Sally Wheeler ...  Carrie Moore 22 episodes, 1998-1999
David Valcin ...  Eddie Fairbanks 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Ernie Grunwald ...  Paul 11 episodes, 1998-1999
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"Two of a Kind" is a family comedy with a romantic twist. Kevin Burke is a science professor and single father who believes there is a scientific explanation for everything except how to control his scheming pre-teen daughters! Mary Kate and Ashley are twin sisters who are complete opposites. Mary Kate is a tomboy whose biggest interest is perfecting her curve ball; and Ashley is a straight-A student starting a boy-crazy phase. And then there's Carrie, a 26-year-old freshman in Kevin's seminar who has come late to college after exploring the world. Carrie is quirky, difficult, beautiful and quick to speak her mind, so when she answers Kevin's ad for a part-time nanny for the girls, he is convinced she's nothing but trouble. The girls think she is a dream-sitter come true and agree to put their differences aside and join forces to make a little chemistry between their by-the-book dad and the beautiful woman who seems to drive him crazy in all the right ways. Written by MKA's Biggest Fan

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Trivia

After only one season, the short-lived TGIF sitcom of Mary-Kate and Ashley's Two of a Kind was canceled from ABC. See more »

Quotes

[Carrie had made home-made chunky cranberry sauce. Kevin gets home from work... ]
Kevin Burke: That's not cranberry sauce.
[holding his hands one on top of the other about six inches apart]
Kevin Burke: No, no, no... cranberry sauce is a red, gelatinous clump about yay-high shaped like a can.
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Referenced in ABC TGIF: Twin Spin (1998) See more »

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Who Couldn't Like This Show...
11 September 2000 | by TheCowSaysSee all my reviews

I watch this show every day when I get home from school on the Fox Family Channel, and now they've started showing it in the morning (three times a day for a show that has less than 30 episodes.) The plots ARE full of dumb sitcom cliches, but it's all good because it's still funny, and they seem to actually make it more enjoyable. Lots of fun to watch and usually has some really funny moments, even if the dad's personality is so cliched that he isn't convincing as a human being. A thoroughly enjoyable show.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1998 (USA) See more »

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(21 episodes)

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Color
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