Growing Pains (1985–1992)
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This Is Your Life 

When Jason Seaver tells Ben to face his tonsillectomy like a Seaver, Ben is ready to give up his family membership. Under anesthetic, he dreams that he's been replaced by a new, improved Ben.

Director:

John Tracy

Writers:

Neal Marlens (created by), David Kendall

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Alan Thicke ... Dr. Jason Seaver
Joanna Kerns ... Maggie Malone Seaver
Kirk Cameron ... Mike Seaver
Tracey Gold ... Carol Seaver
Jeremy Miller ... Ben Seaver
Danny Cooksey ... New Ben
Franklyn Seales ... Dr. Jerry Marquez
Alan Hale Jr. ... The Cabbie (as Alan Hale)
Saachiko Saachiko ... Nurse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rae Latt ... Candy Striper
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Storyline

When Jason Seaver tells Ben to face his tonsillectomy like a Seaver, Ben is ready to give up his family membership. Under anesthetic, he dreams that he's been replaced by a new, improved Ben.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 1987 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Ben is in the taxi, he comments on how much the driver looks like the Skipper on Gilligan's Island, and notices that tbe license has the name J. Grumby on it. The cab driver was played by Alan Hale Jr. who played the Skipper, and his character's real name - which was mentioned only in the pilot episode - was Jonas Grumby. See more »

Connections

References Moonlighting (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Cavalry Charge - Bugle Call
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Traditional
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