7.6/10
2,590
31 user 8 critic

Swingtown 

Trailer
1:17 | Trailer
As America celebrates its 200th birthday, two generations of friends and neighbors in a Chicago suburb explore new freedoms and seek connections with each other in the midst of the socio/sexual revolution.

Creator:

Mike Kelley
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2008  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Molly Parker ...  Susan Miller 13 episodes, 2008
Jack Davenport ...  Bruce Miller 13 episodes, 2008
Grant Show ...  Tom Decker 13 episodes, 2008
Lana Parrilla ...  Trina Decker 13 episodes, 2008
Miriam Shor ...  Janet Thompson 13 episodes, 2008
Shanna Collins ...  Laurie Miller 13 episodes, 2008
Britt Robertson ...  Samantha Saxton 13 episodes, 2008
Aaron Christian Howles ...  B. J. Miller / ... 13 episodes, 2008
Josh Hopkins ...  Roger Thompson 13 episodes, 2008
Michael Rady ...  Doug Stephens 13 episodes, 2008
Nick Benson ...  Rick Thompson 9 episodes, 2008
Kate Norby ...  Gail Saxton 6 episodes, 2008
Bob Ross ...  Kenneth Porter 6 episodes, 2008
Edit

Storyline

The summer of 1976, the Miller family relocates to a more affluent neighborhood in the North Shore, a suburban area of Chicago. Bruce is a futures trader working his way up in the business, married to Susan. Susan is a homemaker who got pregnant and married Bruce in high school. The couple have a teenage daughter, Laurie, and a young son Bruce Junior, nicknamed B.J. Tom and Trina are their new neighbors. Tom, an airline pilot, met Trina while she was a stewardess. Tom and Trina quickly befriend Susan and Bruce, and they just as quickly learn that Tom and Trina have an open marriage. The move strains Susan and Bruce's friendship with Roger and Janet, their more conservative neighbors and friends from their old neighborhood. They try to maintain their friendship with the Susan and Bruce, but Roger and Janet are appalled when they learn about Tom and Trina's marital arrangement. Roger and Janet have a son, Rick. Although the show mostly focuses on the three couples, their children's ...

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

[All trivia items for this title are spoilers.] See more »

Connections

References Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

That Lovin' Feeling Again
w/m Richard Levinson and Joel Wachbrit
See more »

User Reviews

 
A much needed spark in today's crime drama-based television
3 July 2008 | by leahintulsa-workSee all my reviews

If I could understand the illiteracy of the user comment '70's drama with no excitement', I'd take my rebuttal, but seeing as how it's hard to even understand, I'll leave that one alone. This show is great. If you ever watched Boogie Nights, Dazed and Confused, and felt the pure excitement and giddiness that comes with hearing Captain and Tenille, this show is for you. And, when I say 'feel' pure excitement, I mean it. The sexual tension is off the charts for cable, and it keeps you wanting more...and more. Two thumbs up. The cast is spectacular. Tom is SO HOT, and Janet - well, as a woman you realize how NOT to behave. Keep 'em coming.


13 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 31 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Szvingerek See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed