Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 10, 2001
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
The WB TV Network
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Grounded for Life

Sean Finnerty and his lovely wife, Claudia, became parents right out of high school. Now 32, they struggle to keep their lives (and three children) under control. Over its first season the show evolved a unique take on standard sitcom structure. Each episode begins with a family crisis "explained" in flashbacks from various points of view...

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05x13 Hello, Goodbye Aired: Jan. 28, 2005

In this episode, Claudia and Sean miss Lily's graduation. Which ruins the senior prank she had planned. Then Claudia goes into labor. Sean and …

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The show had 5 seasons and 91 episodes air between 2001 and 2005.

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Grounded for Life debuted on January 10, 2001 as a mid-season replacement on the FOX. It ran for two seasons on the network until being cancelled only two episodes into its third season. It was immediately picked up for the rest of the third season by the The WB, where it aired for two additional seasons until it ended on January 28, 2005.

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  • Most of the episodes are named after Rock n Roll song titles.
  • The character of Walt Finnerty (played by Richard Riehle) was born in 1947.
  • The show was originally pitched with the title "Don't Get Me Started". However, when no one was happy with that name, network and production company executives began to pitch new titles.…
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    The show was originally pitched with the title "Don't Get Me Started". However, when no one was happy with that name, network and production company executives began to pitch new titles. Suggestions included "The Young Parent Show" and "Egg, Sperm - Now This" before settling on "Grounded For Life".
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