Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 22, 1982
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre
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Family Ties

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.

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Last Episode

07x26 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 …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 7 seasons and 177 episodes air between 1982 and 1989.

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Michael J. Fox's first audition was deemed terrible by 'Gary Goldberg' because Fox came off too smart-aleck. Casting director 'Judith Wiener' really liked Fox and begged Goldberg to see him a…
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    Michael J. Fox's first audition was deemed terrible by 'Gary Goldberg' because Fox came off too smart-aleck. Casting director 'Judith Wiener' really liked Fox and begged Goldberg to see him a second time. Fox took a different approach, the audition went great, and Fox was offered the part.
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  • Michael J. Fox added the P. in Alex P. Keaton as an ad-lib in his audition, the writers loved it and kept it. Michael J. Fox almost didn't get the role of Alex - due to the fact that NBC exec…
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    Michael J. Fox added the P. in Alex P. Keaton as an ad-lib in his audition, the writers loved it and kept it. Michael J. Fox almost didn't get the role of Alex - due to the fact that NBC exec Brandon Tartikoff didn't find it believable that Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross would have a son that was so short.
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  • One year before playing Michael J. Fox's father in Back to the Future, Crispin Glover played Alex P. Keaton's friend in the episode Birthday Boy.
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