American Dreams 2002 | TV Show

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A nostalgia-drenched show about 1960s life for a Philadelphia family, frequently featuring cameos by 21st-century entertainers portraying singers and other figures of the period. Daughter Meg is a regular dancer on 'American Bandstand.' This isn't a surpri (more…)

Premiered: September 29, 2002

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot Episode

First Aired: September 29, 2002

In the series' pilot, it's November 1963, and Jack Pryor (Tom Verica) pretty much has it all: a house with a yard his five kids can play in; his ownTV store; and two weeks at the Jersey shore each summer. But son J.J. (Will Estes) doesn't want to play football for East Catholic High anymore (he'd lose a Notre Dame scholarship if he quits). And his wife, Helen (Gail O'Grady), doesn't want more children. Meanwhile, daughter Meg (Brittany Snow) wants desperately to dance on “American Bandstand.”

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