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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 8 Skelton in the Closet

First Aired: December 7, 1976

Doug's sister's alcoholism and marital problems surface during her visit. James Broderick, Sada Thompson. Emily Wyeth: Penny Fuller. Charles Wyeth: Peter Mark Richman. James Lawrence: John Beal. Buddy: Kristy McNichol. Mrs. Fleming: Queenie Smith. Willie: Gary Frank. Waiter: Tom Fuccello. Nancy: Meredith Baxter Birney.

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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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