The series centered around the Keaton family, Steven and his wife Elyse, both flower children of the 1960's. They had four children, Alex, Mallory, Jennifer and Andrew, who was born in 1985.
Last Episode07x26 Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore… Aired: May. 14, 1989
Alex and Elyse need to have a talk after a blow up over his accepting a new job in NY, and his shunning of his family, calling him arrogant and …
Series Fun Facts
- Future stars of the movie a league of their own Tom Hanks and Gena Davis both guest starred on family Ties but in serperate episodes
- The show was modeled after producer Gary David Goldberg and wife Diane's real-life experiences as former 'hippies' transforming into suburban family life.
- President Ronald Reagan's declaration of Family Ties being his favorite TV show lead to rumors of talks for him to make a cameo, or perhaps guest starring role, on the series.