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 14 Heartache

First Aired: February 9, 2003

Vanessa Carlton guest stars as Dusty Springfield (and sings Springfield's 1964 hit “Wishin' and Hopin' ”) on a Valentine's Day-themed episode that's short on romance. There's a dance at East Catholic, but Luke (Jamie Elman), true to form, is ambivalent about attending. And Roxanne doesn't have a date. Neither does J.J., because Beth (Rachel Boston) won't return his calls. Meanwhile, Patty is planning her first boy-girl party, but Helen sees to it that opportunies for romance will be few and far between. And in another matter of the heart, Jack is having chest pains.

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