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Grounded for Life (2001 - 2005)

Grounded for Life (2001 - 2005)




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Series Info

A working-class Staten Island family of five is headed by a couple in their early 30s (parents since their late teens), who struggle to be cool, youthful and, most of all, responsible in dealing with their kids: Lily, who's dating; Jimmy, who's good in school; and the mischievous Henry.

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2004, FOX, 13 episodes

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2003, FOX, 28 episodes

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2002, FOX, 13 episodes

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2001, FOX, 22 episodes

Critics Consensus: Boosted by Donal Logue and Megan Price's chemistry, Grounded For Life puts a clever spin on a tired genre that's as charming as it is dysfunctional.

2001, FOX, 15 episodes


Donal Logue
as Sean Finnerty
Megyn Price
as Claudia Finnerty
Kevin Corrigan
as Eddie Finnerty
Lynsey Bartilson
as Lily Finnerty
Jake Burbage
as Henry Finnerty
Griffin Frazen
as Jimmy Finnerty
Richard Riehle
as Walt Finnerty
Bret Harrison
as Brad O'Keefe
Miriam Flynn
as Sister Helen
Gregory Jbara
as Dan O'Keefe
Chris Hogan
as Mr. Kersey
J.B. Gaynor
as Young Eddie
Dan Martin
as Pennix
John David Conti
as Tony the Barber
Sam Horrigan
as Scott Bianco
P.J. Marino
as Delivery Guy
Dave Foley
as Derek Purcell
Ryan Devlin
as Mocha Joey
Scott Thompson
as Dr. Kagan
David DeLuise
as Father Tim
Jill Andre
as Aunt Marie
Jeff Austin
as Allergist
Vic Polizos
as Dry Cleaner (Bobby)
Hal Ozsan
as Jerry
Vincent Pastore
as Uncle Sal
Eric Kushnick
as Ice Cream Guy
John Kassir
as Musgrove
Steve Tancora
as Fire Chief
Tom Gibbs
as Chuck
Wendie Jo Sperber
as Mrs. Robinson
Sabrina Bertaccini
as Mrs. Delvecchio
Ed Gale
as Jesus
Tom Virtue
as Father Matthew
Loudon Wainwright III
as Dr. Weidlinger
Caryne Shea
as Saleswoman No. 1
Lisa Kushell
as Rebecca
David A. Kimball
as Professor Gendler
Daniel Farber
as Mitchell
Gina Gallegos
as Maricruz
Octavia Spencer
as Admitting Nurse
Isabella Bonaduce
as Little Lily
Jessica Bern
as Pharmacist
Louisette Geiss
as Saleswoman No. 2
T.J. Thyne
as Waiter
Allan Trautman
as Prof. Gollin
David Grammer
as Tattoo Guy
Anne Johnson
as Mrs. Libby
Anne Betancourt
as Mrs. Cummings
Bruce French
as Amy's Father
Trevor Wright
as Guy No. 1
David Stenstrom
as Bitterman
Lee Arenberg
as Hair Plugs
Jim O'Doherty
as Exterminator
Geoff Stultz
as Room Service Guy
Rusty Flood
as Young Walt
Lily Knight
as Mrs. Gowan
Trace Germaine
as Saleswoman No. 3
Shannon Collis
as Becky Thatcher
Stefan Umsted
as Security Guard
Van Epperson
as Dan Hagen
Steve Tom
as Businessman
Eric Jungmann
as Ticket Clerk
Edwin Hodge
as Guy No. 2
Marcia Ann Burrs
as Lunch Lady
Ken Abraham
as Man No. 1
Frank Ertl
as Principal/Priest
Ryan Raddatz
as Michael
Sean G. Griffin
as Father O'Connor
Nick Mize
as Concierge
Patricia Place
as Baby-sitter
Bobby Brewer
as Held-Back 219 Kid
Michael Dean Jacobs
as Robber No. 1
Alan Heitz
as Toll Booth Man
Stacy Reed
as Melissa
Alexander Gould
as Little Billy
Cutter Mitchell
as Robber No. 2
Dennis Neal
as Mr. Di Mito
Tom Kiesche
as Customer
Edward James Gage
as Delivery Man
Edith Jefferson
as Older Woman
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Series Details

TV Network: FOX
Premiere Date: Jan 10, 2001
Genre: Comedy
Executive Producers: Marcy Carsey, Tom Werner, Bill Martin, David Israel
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