Family Ties 1982 | TV Show

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Former 1960s flower children raise their kids during the conservative Reagan era in one of the best written and acted family sitcoms of the 1980s, a show that occasionally tackled serious issues such as racism and a parent's heart attack. Michael J. Fox wo (more…)

Premiered: September 22, 1982

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 4, Episode 18 A Word to the Wise

First Aired: February 13, 1986

The Keatons decide to give Ellen a rundown of Alex's life before she met him. Part 1 of two. Alex: Michael J. Fox. Jennifer: Tina Yothers. Mallory: Justine Bateman.

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February 6, 1986

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Season 4, Episode 19

February 13, 1986