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
- In one of his autobiographies, Michael J. Fox said that for at least ten years after his marriage to Tracy Pollan, the two couldn't get on a dance floor anywhere in the country without…
[show]In one of his autobiographies, Michael J. Fox said that for at least ten years after his marriage to Tracy Pollan, the two couldn't get on a dance floor anywhere in the country without someone starting to play the 1981 song "At This Moment" by Billy Vera & The Beaters because of its strong association with the romance storyline between Fox's and Pollan's characters Alex and Ellen.
- Alex's hero is Richard Nixon. Skippy (the perpetual Alex wanna-be) admired Gerald Ford.
- Michael Gross made a crossover appearance as Steven Keaton on the short lived NBC Sitcom Day by Day, which like Family Ties was created and produced by Gary David Goldberg.