Eight Is Enough

1977, TV Show

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Actor Danny Wells Dies at 72

Actor Danny Wells, who's best known for playing Luigi in the Super Mario Bros. TV series from 1989 to 1991, died Nov. 28 in Toronto, Variety reports. He was 72.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 8/10/1977

Season 1, Episode 9
Running on ABC from 1977 to 1981, this family comedy classic revolves around Sacramento journalist Tom Bradford (Dick Van Patten) and his eight very independent and individual children who are forced to deal with life's ups and downs, while living under one roof. There's more than enough laughs and life-lessons in the first season of this television classic.

Paid | iTunes Aired: 8/10/1977

Season 1, Episode 9
Tom's dentist challenges the family to a touch football game.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 5/3/1977

Season 1, Episode 8
Joanie has a fender-bender with a real estate developer who is already upset with the Bradford's column opposing his project. Meanwhile, Elizabeth goes from three prom dates to none when they all show up at the same time.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 4/26/1977

Season 1, Episode 7
Tom's sister arrives for a visit and disrupts the Bradford household when she encourages the kids to pursue their dreams and goals.

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Actor Danny Wells Dies at 72

Actor Danny Wells, who's best known for playing Luigi in the Super Mario Bros. TV series from 1989 to 1991, died Nov. 28 in Toronto, Variety reports. He was 72.

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The Cast of Eight Is Enough: Where Are They Now?

It's hard to believe it's been 30 years since Dick Van Patten graced our television screens as patriarch Tom Bradford in Eight Is Enough. So what is the 82-year-old up to today? Still acting! In the latest gallery from Snakkle.com, see where Van Patten and his co-stars from TV's first dramedy have landed, including Willie Aames and Adam Rich. Who made it to Broadway and who headed to Celebrity Fit Club? See the gallery here.

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Ralph Macchio was the Dancing with the Stars cast member that almost wasn't this season. "I came in very late. Literally, the Friday before the Monday announcement was when we locked it, so I think I was the last guy in," he tells TVGuide.com. "But the truth is, if it was four weeks earlier, I don't know if I would've jumped... read more

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Premiered: March 15, 1977, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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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 slightly old-fashioned husband and his independent-minded clan.

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