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American Dreams

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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 6 Soldier Boy

First Aired: November 3, 2002

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter guest stars as Jay Black, the lead singer of the '60s pop group Jay and the Americans, who meets Meg at a “Bandstand” rehearsal (where he's performing the 1964 hit “Come a Little Bit Closer”). They hit it off and plan a party for that night---but where? The Pryor house is a possibility, since Jack and Helen are in New York for a reunion of Jack's WWII unit. They'd never allow it, of course, and JJ knows it, but he's distracted by his breakup with Beth (Rachel Boston).