Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead. The Pryors' teen daughter Meg tries to shed her "good girl" image by hanging with her worldly friend Roxanne and pursuing a dream of being an "American Bandstand" dancer. Meg's emerging personality, and the changes her mother's going through, don't sit well with Meg's father
A time when the American Dream was alive. And one family was living that Dream.
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Did You Know?
Current music artists appear in almost every episode as popular singers from the 1960s. See more
In the pilot episode, which takes place in the fall of '63 (because subsequent episodes deal with the assassination of President Kennedy), the Beach Boys sing "Don't Worry Baby" on Bandstand. The song wasn't recorded until February 1964. See more
Mom says, if Heaven's where you go if you're good while you're on Earth, then Monaco is where you go if you're good while you're in Heaven.
(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave
Written by Brian Holland
, Lamont Dozier
and Eddie Holland
(as Edward Holland Jr.)
Performed by Martha & The Vandellas
Courtesy of Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc. See more