Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 24, 1985
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre

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Growing Pains

Dr Seaver, a psychologist and his wife Maggie Seaver, a journalist, try to do their best raising their family and although their kids, Mike, Ben, Carol and Crissie, cause them endless problems, they manage to keep the family close together.

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TV Movie: Growing Pains: Return of the S… Aired: Oct. 16, 2004

In this second television movie, the Seaver family reunites once again. This time, Jason and Maggie plan on selling their home and setting out …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 7 seasons and 168 episodes air between 1985 and 1992.

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Although Mike is the oldest of the Seaver kids, actor Kirk Cameron actually was more than a year younger than Tracey Gold who played Mike's younger sister Carol.
  • The video portion of the theme featured five different variations; season 1 had artwork from various eras (Egyptian, Renaissance, Victorian, etc.) with the cast names superimposed; season 2 had…
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    The video portion of the theme featured five different variations; season 1 had artwork from various eras (Egyptian, Renaissance, Victorian, etc.) with the cast names superimposed; season 2 had clips of season 1; season three showed real-life photos of the cast when they were younger, and always had Thicke standing alone at the end of the song, then running to catch up with other cast members; season four and five had a different cast member linger in front of the camera before running for other cast members; seasons six and seven featured a professional family photo before and after the credits.
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  • Kirk Cameron's sister Candace Cameron-Bure appeared on a couple of episodes playing a classmate of Ben's.
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