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Season 1, Episode 16 Act of Contrition

First Aired: March 2, 2003

East Catholic's track coach wants Sam and J.J. to push each other, and that they do. Meanwhile, Will (Ethan Dampf) is preparing for his First Holy Communion, but must get through the dreaded First Confession; Patty (Sarah Ramos) has her own encounter with the Catholic Church; Roxanne tells Meg that she's now interested in "guys," not "boys," Michael Brooks (Joseph Lawrence) in particular; and a girl in Helen's lit class comes down with a disturbing illness.

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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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