Season 5, Episode 5 Generations

First Aired: November 19, 1980

The children's maternal grandfather rejects Abby as a replacement for his daughter. Grandfather: Robert F. Simon. Susan: Susan Richardson. Grandma: Joan Tompkins. Tommy: Willie Aames. Merlow: Stanley Brock. Tom: Dick Van Patten. Larry: Lawrence Lau.

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  • Premiered: March 15, 1977
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A Sacramento household witnesses the growing pains of eight children, ranging in age from 8 to 23. Patriarch Tom Bradford is a columnist who remarried after his wife's death in the show's first season, and new stepmom Abby helped bridge the gap between her… (more)

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