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Family Ties Episode: "Return of the Native"

Season 6, Episode 27
Episode Synopsis: The family's cousin June stops by to tell them about her trip to Europe---but instead reminisces about past visits with the Keatons. Alex: Michael J. Fox. Jennifer: Tina Yothers. Steven: Michael Gross. Elyse: Meredith Baxter Birney.
Original Air Date: Mar 20, 1988

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Season 6, Episode 27
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Length: 23:57
Aired: 3/20/1988
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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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