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Family Ties Episode: "Say Uncle"

Season 2, Episode 14
Episode Synopsis: Uncle Ned pays a visit, displaying a bravado that Alex soon learns is a cover-up for a serious drinking problem. Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Tina Yothers.
Original Air Date: Jan 26, 1984
Guest Cast Tom Hanks: Uncle Ned
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Season 2, Episode 14
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Length: 24:05
Aired: 1/26/1984
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Premiered: September 22, 1982, on NBC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Former 1960s flower children raise their kids during the conservative Reagan era in one of the best written and acted family sitcoms of the 1980s, a show that occasionally tackled serious issues such as racism and a parent's heart attack. Michael J. Fox won three consecutive Emmys for his portrayal of Alex, the suit-and-tie Republican student who adores William F. Buckley Jr. and devours the Wall Street Journal. Fox later married costar Tracy Pollan, who appeared as his college girlfriend.

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