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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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All Upcoming Times for Family Ties

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Deja Vu

S07, E09  (First Aired: Jan. 8, 1989)
Mallory objects to a romance between an ex-beau's brother and Jennifer.

Nick's Best Friend

S07, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 15, 1989)
Nick is devastated when his 16-year-old dog is injured by a car.

Get Me to the Living Room on Time

S07, E11  (First Aired: Jan. 29, 1989)
The Keatons hold an elderly couple's wedding in their living room.

Auntie Up

S03, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 10, 1985)
Mallory's family and friends seem to be taking the death of her favorite aunt too lightly.

My Best Friend's Girl

S07, E14  (First Aired: Feb. 17, 1989)
Playing matchmaker for Skippy, Lauren becomes the object of his affection.

Philadelphia Story

S03, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 17, 1985)
While working on a term paper, Alex falls asleep and dreams it's 1776 and he's at Independence Hall in Philadelphia.