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 3, Episode 9 Tidings of Comfort and Joy

First Aired: November 21, 2004

In Cambodia, JJ begins a fateful trek; on “Bandstand,” Brenda Lee (Kelly Clarkson) is “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree,” while JoJo also appears as a young Linda Ronstadt, who's auditioning for the show. Meanwhile, Meg continues her antiwar activities; Beth has an unpleasant reunion with her father (James Read); Luke's San Francisco girlfriend shows up unexpectedly; Nathan (Keith Robinson) shows his Christmas spirit to a VA hospital patient (G.W. Bailey); and Sam seeks to mend fences with both Meg and Melanie. Joey Tremain: Chris Pine.

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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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