thirtysomething

  • 1987
  • TV Show
  • None

An Emmy-winning chronicle of the angst-ridden lives of 1980s baby boomers in Philadelphia. Creators Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz drew on personal experiences to develop storylines rich in introspective dialogue. The results often packed an emotional wallop, though all that soul-searching occasionally translated into an excess of whining. The ensembl (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot

First Aired: September 29, 1987

In the series pilot, yuppies Hope and Michael Steadman adjust to parenthood while struggling with money problems and best-friend crises. Ellyn: Polly Draper. Gary: Peter Horton. Elliot: Timothy Busfield. Melissa: Melanie Mayron.

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  • Premiered: September 29, 1987
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: An Emmy-winning chronicle of the angst-ridden lives of 1980s baby boomers in Philadelphia. Creators Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz drew on personal experiences to develop storylines rich in introspective dialogue. The results often packed an emotional wa… (more)

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