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.

Creator:

Reviews
Popularity
2,869 ( 88)

Watch Now

on Prime Video

ON DISC

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2008  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mistaken (TV Movie 2008)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Nellie is divorced by wealthy Jack Givens because after a miscarriage even in vitro fails to overcome her infertility. She finds herself destitute as her own accounts were plundered by ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Roy
Stars: Lana Parrilla, James Thomas, Bénédicte Décary
Miami Medical (2010)
Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A medical drama about a team of expert trauma surgeons, who shine brightest when working under pressure against the clock to save critically injured patients.

Stars: Jeremy Northam, Mike Vogel, Lana Parrilla
Boomtown (2002–2003)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Each episode of this series, set in present day Los Angeles, examines one crime from many different viewpoints - uniformed cops, detectives, witnesses, the media, the fire department and ... See full summary »

Stars: Donnie Wahlberg, Neal McDonough, Mykelti Williamson
Windfall (2006)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Twenty friends share in a multimillion-dollar lottery jackpot, only to experience the problems of instant wealth.

Stars: D.J. Cotrona, Jon Foster, Jason Gedrick
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...  Susan Miller 13 episodes, 2008
...  Bruce Miller 13 episodes, 2008
...  Tom Decker 13 episodes, 2008
...  Trina Decker 13 episodes, 2008
...  Janet Thompson 13 episodes, 2008
...  Laurie Miller 13 episodes, 2008
...  Samantha Saxton 13 episodes, 2008
...  B. J. Miller / ... 13 episodes, 2008
...  Roger Thompson 13 episodes, 2008
...  Doug Stephens 13 episodes, 2008
...  Rick Thompson 9 episodes, 2008
...  Gail Saxton 6 episodes, 2008
...  Kenneth Porter 6 episodes, 2008
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 June 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Szvingerek  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

[All trivia items for this title are spoilers.] See more »

Connections

References Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

That Lovin' Feeling Again
w/m Richard Levinson and Joel Wachbrit
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
A fair snap shot of the 70's
6 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

Having watched the pilot last night, I think it was a fairly accurate depiction of how some lived in the pre AIDS-war on drugs-political correctness era. Bruce and Susan Miller are a reasonably happy married couple with 2 teenage kids. Moving to a more affluent neighborhood, that are quickly greeted by Tom and Trina Decker who live across the street and invite the Millers to a party the next night (July 4th 1976) Arriving at the party with their former neighbors, Robert and Janet Thomson in tow, they come to realize that Tom and Trina are dedicated to the swinging lifestyle. Having walked into a room where an orgy was going on, Janet (who really needs to lighten up)gets in a huff about it and insists on leaving. Conversally Bruce and Susan are curious and elect to stay. Parents take note: Although there is nothing graphic here, it is network TV after all, this is not for kids. Aside from the sex, drug use is rampant. It might be good discussion material for an older teen but IMO not younger than 16 at least. Good score of vintage music. Didn't notice any out of time props(Like Mad Men). Costumes appropriate to the time. Some rough edges in storyline execution, but worth checking out. Just as not everyone was into swinging, this show's not everyones' cup of tea I'm sure, but I enjoyed it.


38 of 45 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 30 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed