Pete "Skag" Skagska is a 56-year-old union foreman of a Pittsburgh steel mill until a crippling stroke forces him to stay home and try to put his life back together and deal with family ... See full summary »

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1980  
Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Karl Malden ...  Pete 'Skag' Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
Piper Laurie ...  Jo Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
Craig Wasson ...  David Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
Peter Gallagher ...  John Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
Kathryn Holcomb Kathryn Holcomb ...  Patricia Skagska / ... 6 episodes, 1980
Leslie Ackerman ...  Barbara Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
George Voskovec ...  Petar Skagska 6 episodes, 1980
Powers Boothe ...  Whalen 6 episodes, 1980
Frank Campanella Frank Campanella ...  Paczka 5 episodes, 1980
Shirley Stoler ...  Dottie Jessup 5 episodes, 1980
Richard Bright ...  Madman Messisik 3 episodes, 1980
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Storyline

Pete "Skag" Skagska is a 56-year-old union foreman of a Pittsburgh steel mill until a crippling stroke forces him to stay home and try to put his life back together and deal with family problems including his younger second wife Jo; his three children: 24-year-old David who worked at the steel mill, shy and insecure 18-year-old Patricia, and rebellious 15-year-old Barbara; and his own father Petar, living with them after his own major stroke. Written by Anonymous

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Peter Skagzka, steelworker, with a passionate wife, four troubled children, an elderly father. A tough, proud, stubborn man, he refuses to live, or love, or do anything halfway. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 1980 (USA) See more »

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Lorimar Productions See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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