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 8 Small Surprises

First Aired: November 3, 1990

It's the little things that make life interesting, like finding a raccoon under the sink---or a girl in Garry's room. Garry: Leonardo DiCaprio. Gil: Ed Begley Jr. Karen: Jayne Atkinson. Helen: Maryedith Burrell. Julie: Bess Meyer.

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