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A New Kind of Family 

Two single mothers rent the same house, sight unseen, from an unscrupulous real estate agent. With their money gone and no place else to go, they decide to move in together with their total of four children.
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1980   1979  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Eileen Brennan ...  Kit Flanagan 11 episodes, 1979-1980
Lauri Hendler ...  Hillary Flanagan 11 episodes, 1979-1980
David Hollander ...  Andy Flanagan 11 episodes, 1979-1980
Rob Lowe ...  Tony Flanagan 11 episodes, 1979-1980
Gwynne Gilford ...  Abby Stone 8 episodes, 1979-1980
Connie Ann Hearn Connie Ann Hearn ...  Jill Stone 8 episodes, 1979-1980
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Two single mothers rent the same house, sight unseen, from an unscrupulous real estate agent. With their money gone and no place else to go, they decide to move in together with their total of four children.

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16 September 1979 (USA) See more »

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Each Day is What You Make It
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Written by Dan Foliart and Howard Pearl
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I would have LOVED to have seen this show...!
9 May 2008 | by vze5bnpfSee all my reviews

Being a big fan of Janet Jackson, I was surprised when I found out she did a show between Good Times and Diff'rent Strokes. And I was further surprised that Rob Lowe, Laurie Hendler and Telma Hopkins (Laurie and Telma would go on to co-star on Gimmie A Break) were in it as well. I don't know if there are any tapes of the show floating around somewhere, but I would love to see the episodes that aired.

As a footnote, how dare the first reviewer give Janet's credits as "Good Times" and "Superbowl halftime show with Justin Timberlake!" She is an iconic artist who has achieved a multitude of things in her career, and SO doesn't deserve that kind of a label.


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