Growing Pains

  • 1985
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Easy-to-take sitcom about a mild-mannered psychiatrist keeping an eye on his precocious kids from his home office while his wife is off at work as a reporter. Belying its innocent appearance, `Pains' did occasionally address teen social issues, but mostly it stuck to the Seaver kids' growing pains (and the youngest, Chrissy, literally shot up: growing f (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 12 A Christmas Story

First Aired: December 10, 1985

Ridiculed for being a lousy Santa, Jason's patient threatens to throw himself down the Seavers' chimney. Walter: Alan Blumenfeld. Jason: Alan Thicke. Ben: Jeremy Miller. Maggie: Joanna Kerns. Carol: Tracey Gold.

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  • Premiered: September 25, 1985
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Easy-to-take sitcom about a mild-mannered psychiatrist keeping an eye on his precocious kids from his home office while his wife is off at work as a reporter. Belying its innocent appearance, `Pains' did occasionally address teen social issues, but mostly… (more)

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