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Family Ties Episode: "Designated Hitter"

Season 4, Episode 4
Episode Synopsis: Jennifer gets into a fight defending her boy friend; Alex is dealt a blow when Mallory outscores him on an IQ test. Adam: Noah Hathaway. Alex: Michael J. Fox. Mallory: Justine Bateman. Rick: Danny Nucci.
Original Air Date: Oct 24, 1985
Guest Cast Danny Nucci: Rick Noah Hathaway: Adam
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Season 4, Episode 4
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Length: 15:54:33
Aired: 10/24/1985
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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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