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A Year In The Life TV Show

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Television Show Summary

This 80's TV show is about a depression era man named Joe Gardner, who is a successful business owner in Seattle. After his wife dies, his four adult children and their families come back to live with him.

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TV Show Plot For A Year In The Life

The TV show A Year In The Life was originally a mini series which ran in 1986. The TV series chronicled the lives of three generations of a large, well-to-do Seattle, Washington family.

The A Year In The Life characters included: Joe Gardener, the patriarch of the family; Joe's daughter Anne, 35 years old and divorced two times; Anne's two children David and Sunny; Joe's other daughter Lindley, a sales rep in her Joe's plastic manufacturing company; son Jack, a drifter still trying to find himself; Joe's son Sam, the preppie of the family; and Sam's wife Kay.

NBC ran 22 episodes of A Year In The Life in it's one year network run.

Cast of A Year In The Life TV Show

Wendy Phillips - Anne Gardner Maxwell
Richard Kiley - Joe Gardner
Sarah Jessica Parker - Kay Ericson Gardner
Adam Arkin - Jim Eisenberg
Pepe Serna - Carter
David Oliver - Sam Gardner
Jayne Atkinson - Lindley Gardner Eisenberg
Morgan Stevens - Jack Gardner
Diana Muldar - Dr. Alice Foley
Amanda Peterson - Sunny Sisk

Trivia for the TV Show A Year In The Life

Despite critical acclaim, a decent ratings showing, and a letter writing campaign by Seattle residents, A Year In The Life was cancelled by the network after only one season.

80's TV Show Facts:

The TV Show A Year In The Life was televised from 09/16/1987 to 04/13/1988, on the NBC network.

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