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An American Family

A landmark 12-part 1973 portrait of the Loud family of Santa Barbara, Cal. The series followed a couple and their five children, and captured benign everyday activities, as well as moments of emotional intensity. Sequels and follow-up reports were produced (more…)

Premiered: January 11, 1973

Rating: None

TV Guide Rating:(6 ratings)

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Tim Robbins, Diane Lane

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01:22 — Watch this program to step into the home of the Loud family.
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  • Premiered: January 11, 1973
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A landmark 12-part 1973 portrait of the Loud family of Santa Barbara, Cal. The series followed a couple and their five children, and captured benign everyday activities, as well as moments of emotional intensity. Sequels and follow-up reports were produced… (more)

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