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Swingtown 

As America celebrates its 200th birthday, two generations of friends and neighbors in a Chicago suburb explore new freedoms and seek connections with each other in the midst of the socio/sexual revolution.

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Mike Kelley
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Series cast summary:
Molly Parker ...  Susan Miller 13 episodes, 2008
Jack Davenport ...  Bruce Miller 13 episodes, 2008
Grant Show ...  Tom Decker 13 episodes, 2008
Lana Parrilla ...  Trina Decker 13 episodes, 2008
Miriam Shor ...  Janet Thompson 13 episodes, 2008
Shanna Collins ...  Laurie Miller 13 episodes, 2008
Britt Robertson ...  Samantha Saxton 13 episodes, 2008
Aaron Christian Howles ...  B. J. Miller / ... 13 episodes, 2008
Josh Hopkins ...  Roger Thompson 13 episodes, 2008
Michael Rady ...  Doug Stephens 13 episodes, 2008
Nick Benson ...  Rick Thompson 9 episodes, 2008
Kate Norby ...  Gail Saxton 6 episodes, 2008
Bob Ross ...  Kenneth Porter 6 episodes, 2008
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As America celebrates its 200th birthday, two generations of friends and neighbors in a Chicago suburb explore new freedoms and seek connections with each other in the midst of the socio/sexual revolution.

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Drama

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Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Szvingerek See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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References Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »

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That Lovin' Feeling Again
w/m Richard Levinson and Joel Wachbrit
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Definitely fun to watch
21 June 2008 | by dchristjohnSee all my reviews

I won't tell you that the acting is stellar or that the plot lines are deep but that hasn't affected my enjoyment of this show. Personally I haven't watched an offering from a major network in the last five years that I considered worth my time and attention.

Swingtown has broken that streak in that it is simply fun to watch the collision of different personalities and moralities which happened during this time in our history. Plus, the music is great and the look/feel really allows my suspension of disbelief to take hold and transport me back to the 70s.

Don't knock it till you try it :)!


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