American Dreams

  • 2002
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 surprise, since Dick Clark was one of the executive producers. Though generally well-received, critics carped...read more

Season 1, Episode 5 The Fighting Irish

First Aired: October 27, 2002

A Notre Dame recruiter is interested in JJ, but he's preoccupied with Beth, so Jack will have to carry the ball for his son. And Jimmy Riley asks Meg to be his regular partner on "Bandstand." This could be the start of something big. As Roxanne puts it, "Jimmy Riley has been blessed with one of the great pickup lines of our time---Will you dance with me on 'Bandstand'?---and he's not going to waste it on somebody he isn't crazy about." Meanwhile, Helen gets birth-control pills.

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  • Premiered: September 29, 2002
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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