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Family Ties Episode: "The Real Thing"

Season 4, Episode 1
Episode Synopsis: Alex selects a steady girlfriend from the freshman directory---but it's her roommate who lights Alex's fire. Part 1 of two. Ellen: Tracy Pollan. Tricia: Suzanne Snyder. Mallory: Justine Bateman.
Original Air Date: Sep 26, 1985
Guest Cast Suzanne Snyder: Tricia
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Season 4, Episode 1
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Length: 17:40:13
Aired: 9/26/1985
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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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