Spawned by the 1989 hit film, this show delivered seriocomic vignettes on rearing children, revolving around four generations of a middle-class California family. Ron Howard, who directed the feature film, was one of six executive producers for the series. Leonardo DiCaprio played 13-year-old Garry Buckman.


Ed Begley Jr. Gil Buckman
Jayne Atkinson Karen Buckman
Thora Birch Taylor Buckman
Leonardo DiCaprio Garry Buckman
Bess Meyer Julie Buckman Hawks
David Arquette Tod Hawks
Susan Norman Susan Buckman-Merrick
Ken Ober Nathan Merrick
Mary Jackson Great Grandma Greenwell