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.

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Season 1, Episode 11 Gil vs. the Deck

First Aired: December 16, 1990

Gil and Kevin (Ed Begley Jr., Max Eliott Slade) attempt to build a deck over the weekend, but the cards are stacked against them. Tod: David Arquette. Karen: Jayne Atkinson. Helen: Maryedith Burrell. Frank: William Windom.


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