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 3 New Frontier

First Aired: October 13, 2002

Henry's son Sam (Arlen Escarpeta) earns a track scholarship to almost-all-white East Catholic. Guess who's coming to dinner at the Pryors' house? Meanwhile, Meg attracts the attention of "Bandstand" stalwart Jimmy Riley, and the ire of a rumor-spreading regular named Teresa. J.J. returns to the football team and fights with Beth over college applications. (He also hears her father call him a "Catholic kid from West Philly" to his country-club friends.) And Helen takes a literature course.

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October 6, 2002

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October 20, 2002