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Family Ties

Steven and Elyse Keaton, once 1960s radicals, now find themselves in Reagan-era American trying to raise a traditional suburban family. Son Alex P. Keaton is an ambitious young Republican, and his sister Mallory is a shallow victim of the corporate culture, obsessed with music, clothes and boys. Their only normal kid is young Jennifer, a bit of a tomboy. In later seasons, the Keatons add a fourth child, Andrew. Most of the comedy arose from the conflict between the liberal parents and the conservative children.

Premiere:
Sep 22, 1982
Original Network:
NBC
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The Play's the Thing

S06, E18  (First Aired: Jan. 10, 1988)
Steven oversees a revival of his semi-autobiographical play depicting life in the free-spirited '60s.
  • Sun 2/25
  • 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • 10.3
  • WILXDT3

The Spirit of Columbus

S06, E19  (First Aired: Jan. 17, 1988)
Alex tries to use Nick's artistic abilities in a profitable venture.
  • Sun 3/4
  • 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • 10.3
  • WILXDT3