World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly going back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Kyle Chandler ...  Jeff Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Sammi Davis ...  Caroline Hailey 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Ken Jenkins ...  Mike Sloan, Sr. 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Mimi Kennedy ...  Ruth Sloan 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Harry O'Reilly Harry O'Reilly ...  Sgt. Charlie Hailey 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Wendy Phillips ...  Anne Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Jessica Steen ...  Linda Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Dick Anthony Williams ...  Abe Davis 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Hattie Winston ...  Gloria Davis 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Tammy Lauren ...  Ginger Szabo 41 episodes, 1991-1997
Giuliana Santini Giuliana Santini ...  Gina Sloan 41 episodes, 1991-1997
John Slattery ...  Al Kahn 38 episodes, 1991-1997
Sterling Macer Jr. ...  Cpl. Robert Davis 28 episodes, 1991-1992
David Newsom ...  Lt. Hank Metcalf 24 episodes, 1991-1992
Kelly Rutherford ...  Judy Owen 22 episodes, 1992-1997
John DiSanti ...  Sam Schenkkan 20 episodes, 1991-1993
Montrose Hagins ...  Grandmother Davis 20 episodes, 1991-1993
Alexandra Wilson ...  Sarah Brewer 19 episodes, 1991-1992
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World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly going back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.

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The series takes place from 1945 to 1947. See more »

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Referenced in The Perfect Pitch (2002) See more »

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Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
Written by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen
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Great post-WW2 based drama that ABC killed
18 January 1999 | by Fangs_McWolfSee all my reviews

Based on the time period after WW2 ended, different families, all somehow connected, strive to get on with their lives despite personal losses. The show provided proper humor while showing how people were still biased and judgemental and how it affected everyone around them. A very well written, directed, acted and produced show that kept audiences returning each week to see each new episode, only to be canned by ABC. It returned for a short time (viewer protests), again with ABC abusing it to cut back the ratings so that they could cancel it again without any complaints since no one knew when it came on anymore.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1991 (USA) See more »

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Drugi front See more »

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Lorimar Television See more »
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