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Thirtysomething (1987 - 1991)

Thirtysomething (1987 - 1991)




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Series Info

An Emmy-winning chronicle of the angst-ridden lives of 1980s baby boomers in Philadelphia. Creators Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz drew on personal experiences to develop storylines rich in introspective dialogue. The results often packed an emotional wallop, though all that soul-searching occasionally translated into an excess of whining. The ensemble performances are all first-rate, and David Clennon's ad-agency head Miles Drentell is one of TV's most memorably smarmy characters.


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1990, ABC, 23 episodes

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1989, ABC, 24 episodes

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1988, ABC, 17 episodes

Critics Consensus: In dealing with the everyday milestones and tribulations of modern life, thirtysomething built the foundation for a compelling -- and widely acclaimed -- drama.

1987, ABC, 21 episodes


Mel Harris
as Hope Steadman
Ken Olin
as Michael Steadman
Peter Horton
as Prof. Gary Shepherd
Timothy Busfield
as Elliot Weston
Melanie Mayron
as Melissa Steadman
Patricia Wettig
as Nancy Weston
Faith Ford
as Janine
Brittany Craven
as Janey Steadman
Lacey Craven
as Janey Steadman
Jordana 'Bink' Shapiro
as Brittany Weston
David Clennon
as Miles Drentell
Patricia Kalember
as Susannah Hart
Erich Anderson
as Billy Sidel
Brad Pitt
as Bernard
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Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Sep 29, 1987
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz
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