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Two families become one, step by step.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Patrick Duffy ...  Frank Lambert / ... 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Suzanne Somers ...  Carol Foster Lambert 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Staci Keanan ...  Dana Foster 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Brandon Call ...  John Thomas 'J.T.' Lambert 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Angela Watson ...  Karen Foster 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Christine Lakin ...  Alicia 'Al' Lambert 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Christopher Castile ...  Mark Foster 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Josh Byrne ...  Brendan Lambert 132 episodes, 1991-1997
Sasha Mitchell ...  Cody Lambert 114 episodes, 1991-1998
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Storyline

Frank Lambert is a construction worker and a single father of 3 kids: J.T., Alicia "Al", and Brendan. Carol Foster, a beautician, also has 3 children: Dana, Karen, and Mark. After Frank and Carol run into each other on vacation and spontaneously get married, they and their children (who appeared to have known and hated each other) have to learn to live together and love each other. It's not easy, but they are trying to do this step by step. Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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Carol and Frank just got married. Their kids just got the news.

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1991 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(160 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Many sets used in scenes inside the house were also used in Valerie (1986) and Family Matters (1989). See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits the amusement park is intended to be in Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan. However at the end of the credits the body of water can be see to have rather large waves on a calm day. These waves are much too large for Lake Michigan in the absence of a storm. See more »

Quotes

Steve Urkel: Hi Al. I heard about you and Roger. You know, you shouldn't let it bother you.
Al Lambert: Here we go again. I am sick of getting advice about being dumped from people who have never been dumped.
Steve Urkel: [long pause] Are you kidding? Why, being dumped is my career! If there was a 'Being Dumped' Hall of Fame, I'd be elected on the first ballot.
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I miss this show
27 December 1999 | by Coolguy-7See all my reviews

This has been one of my favorite TV shows. Why did those morons at the TV station have to take it off the air? It started off on ABC as part of TGIF. After that, they put it on CBS and had reruns of it on NBC. It's sort of like the "Brady Bunch" except that the kids don't get along at all, especially JT and Dana who are almost always bickering with each other. JT usually calls Dana "Barkey" and she makes a clever comeback by calling him "Greaseball." Let's see now, we also have Karen, Dana's vain sister and Mark, Dana's nerdy brother. Of the Lambert children we have JT of course, then sports-freak Al(short for Alicia) and carefree Brendan. Oh, let's also not forget the weird, but loveable Cody (JT, Al, and Brendan's cousin)who lives in a van in their backyard. I love this show very much. So please, God, bring this show back.


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