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Season 2, Episode 3 Another Saturday Night

First Aired: October 12, 2003

Lil' Kim guests as Shirley Ellis, singing “The Clapping Song” on “Bandstand” in an episode in which Meg and Patty are stepping up and stepping out: they've been invited to their first college and high-school parties, respectively. And Jack's back in elementary school---as the basketball coach for Will's class. Will can't play, of course, but does get to be his dad's assistant. Meanwhile, Helen strikes up a friendship with Uncle Pete's latest girlfriend (Alicia Coppola); JJ's new squad leader, Palladino (Francis Capra), harasses underage recruit Clovis (Stephen Monroe Taylor); and Sam confronts Nathan (Keith Robinson) about his “construction” job. Drew Mandel: Sam Page. Timothy Busfield (“The West Wing”) directed.

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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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