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Brooklyn Bridge 

In 1956, 14-year-old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, his brother Nate, and their parents Phyllis and George.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Marion Ross ...  Sophie Berger 33 episodes, 1991-1993
Danny Gerard Danny Gerard ...  Alan Silver 33 episodes, 1991-1993
Louis Zorich ...  Jules Berger 33 episodes, 1991-1993
Matthew Louis Siegel Matthew Louis Siegel ...  Nathaniel Silver 33 episodes, 1991-1993
Amy Aquino ...  Phyllis Berger Silver 32 episodes, 1991-1993
Peter Friedman ...  George Silver 32 episodes, 1991-1993
Adam LaVorgna ...  Nicholas Scamperelli 24 episodes, 1991-1993
Jake Jundef Jake Jundef ...  Benny Belinsky 14 episodes, 1991-1993
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In 1956, 14-year-old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, his brother Nate, and their parents Phyllis and George.

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20 September 1991 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Louis Zorich and Olympia Dukakis (married in real-life) were offered the roles of Jules and Sophie Berger. While Zorich accepted his role, Dukakis declined the part. See more »

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On one show the two brothers are talking about red and gold Kryptonite on how it affects Superman. Red K was first seen in the late 1950s and gold K was seen in the early 1960s. Long after this show takes place See more »

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Truly universal appeal
20 July 2001 | by JNWesnerSee all my reviews

I grew up Methodist,not Jewish. I lived in Oklahoma, not New York. Yet this series felt like family, with some delightful cultural differences. It could be warm without becoming cloying. The people were fully developed, not stereotypes or "characters." The episode in which the Jewish and Irish Catholic families went to a Chinese restaurant is one of the best racial and cultural commentaries I've ever seen in any medium. I wish it could have run forever.


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