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  • 1976
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A classy, superbly acted drama about the middle-class Lawrences of Pasadena, Cal., this began life as a six-part miniseries and presented an unusually realistic (and often somber) view of everyday life. Mike Nichols was one of the show's producers.

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Season 2, Episode 7 The Cradle Will Fall

First Aired: November 30, 1976

A past arrest may cost Willie's girlfriend her child-custody battle. John Crosswell: Nicholas Hammond. Elaine Hogan: Priscilla Morrill. Ross Wheeler: Stacy Keach Sr. Lila Crosswell: Lane Binkley. Salina: Season Hubley. Willie: Gary Frank. Kate: Sada Thompson. Doug: James Broderick. Nancy: Meredith Baxter Birney. Buddy: Kristy McNichol.

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  • Premiered: March 9, 1976
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  • Premise: A classy, superbly acted drama about the middle-class Lawrences of Pasadena, Cal., this began life as a six-part miniseries and presented an unusually realistic (and often somber) view of everyday life. Mike Nichols was one of the show's producers. (more)

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