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 ca (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 17 Past Imperfect

First Aired: March 9, 2003

Jack's dragging Meg along on a visit to his father's grave, which means she'll probably miss a meeting with Michael Brooks about a “Bandstand” special he's planning. And J.J.'s glum because his broken leg isn't healing as fast as he'd like. Meanwhile, Helen decides to join Professor Witt (Robby Benson) on one of his voter-registration drives in North Philly. Michael: Joseph Lawrence. Beth: Rachel Boston. Pete: Matthew John Armstrong. Ted: Christopher Cousins.

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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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