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The Wonder Years

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Wistful and whimsical nostalgia about a 12-year-old boy coming of age in the late 1960s and early '70s, this became a viewer favorite subsequent to its premiere following the 1988 Super Bowl. The Emmy-winning series chronicles Kevin Arnold's growing pains (more…)

Premiered: March 15, 1988

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 2, Episode 13 Birthday Boy

First Aired: April 11, 1989

News of Paul's bar mitzvah leaves Kevin somewhat envious, and also gets him to wondering about Arnold family traditions and the ritual of "becoming a man." Grandpa Pfeiffer: Philip Sterling. Al: John C. Moskoff.