Family Ties

  • 1982
  • 7 Seasons
  • TV-PG

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 (more…)

Season 7, Episode 5 Heartstrings

First Aired: December 4, 1988

Steven suffers a heart attack, leaving Alex to ponder his own mortality. Part 1 of three. Michael J. Fox. Mrs. Hobart: Christina Pickles. Meyers: Richard Kuss. Dr. Harrison: Philip Baker Hall.

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