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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 3, Episode 1 Long Shots and Short Skirts

First Aired: September 26, 2004

Meg and Sam are fined following their arrest at a Penn antiwar demonstration. Sam could lose his scholarship, but the experience only whets Meg's appetite for protest. And, as it happens, a stern new headmaster (Dermot Martin) begins cracking the whip at East Catholic. Meanwhile, JJ's in a Vietnamese hospital, recovering from his wounds. Later, he'll learn he's a father-to-be, while mother-to-be Beth (Rachel Boston) has attracted the attention of a folksinger (Ben Taylor) who's playing at the Lair. On “Bandstand,” Brandy impersonates Gladys Knight, performing “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” and at the Lair, Gavin DeGraw covers Smokey Robinson and the Miracles' “The Tracks of My Tears.”

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