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Family Ties Episode: "Beauty and the Bank"

Season 5, Episode 4
Episode Synopsis: Alex is sure to insult his female boss at the bank with his first report---which includes recipes and carpet swatches. Alex: Michael J. Fox. Heaney: John Petlock. Elyse: Meredith Baxter Birney.
Original Air Date: Oct 30, 1986
Guest Cast John Petlock: Heaney Melinda Culea
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Season 5, Episode 4
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Length: 23:35
Aired: 10/30/1986
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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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