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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 13 The Pursuit of Happiness

First Aired: February 2, 2003

Beth (Rachel Boston) won't forgive J.J. for his dalliance with Colleen, which bugs him a lot when he's sober, and more so when he's not. Meanwhile, Roxanne angles to write the “Backstage on Bandstand” column for “Teenzine”; Meg and Sam (Arlen Escarpata) become record-swapping friends; Henry worries about Nathan's on-the-job attitude; and Helen baby-sits Prof. Witt's 6-year-old son while he's in New York for a Freedom Summer organizational meeting. Witt: Robby Benson. Nathan: Keith Robinson. Luke: Jamie Elman. Tommy DeFelice: Paul Wasilewski. Danny O'Connor: Rodney Scott.