This was a 1 hour drama of the Lawrence family: lawyer father Doug, housewife, student and musician Kate, married (and quickly divorced) daughter student soon to be lawyer Nancy (Meredith Baxter), teenage son Willie and just-hitting-puberty daughter Letitia "Buddy" Lawrence (Kristy McNichol).
Last Episode05x13 Letting Go Aired: Jun. 25, 1980
Buddy disappears from home after Doug interferes in her new romance with a handsome medical student. Source: www.TVRage.com
Series Fun Facts
- 'Linda Palmer' was credited as "Linda Weintraub" for episodes 11 (2.4) and 12 (2.5) "Jury Duty" Parts 1 and 2, because in 1976 "Weintraub" was her married name.
- The character 'Doug Lawrence' was ranked #26 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" (20 June 2004 issue).
- Cheryl Ladd auditioned for the role of Nancy.