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The Boys Next Door 

Elyse's childhood neighbor Roger visits for their high school reunion. He was considered a nerd as a teen, but is now a multimillionaire. He hopes to recreate some of their best times, but Elyse isn't sure their past can be relived.

Director:

Sam Weisman

Writers:

Gary David Goldberg (created by), Trish Vrandenburg

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Meredith Baxter ... Elyse Keaton (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Michael Gross ... Steven Keaton
Michael J. Fox ... Alex P. Keaton
Justine Bateman ... Mallory Keaton
Tina Yothers ... Jennifer Keaton
Brian Bonsall ... Andrew 'Andy' Keaton
Marc Price ... Irwin 'Skippy' Handelman
Enid Kent Enid Kent ... Norma Coleman
Mike Hagerty ... Vinnie (as Michael Hagerty)
Gwen Banta ... Beth
Kevin Dunn ... Bob Dunphy
Robert Klein ... Roger 'Eggy' Erdman
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Storyline

Elyse's childhood neighbor Roger visits for their high school reunion. He was considered a nerd as a teen, but is now a multimillionaire. He hopes to recreate some of their best times, but Elyse isn't sure their past can be relived.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1988 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title has been derived from the song "The Boy Next Door" by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane for the musical film Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) and performed by Judy Garland. It has subsequently become a popular standard performed by many artists. See more »

Quotes

Skippy Handelman: Buenos días, my little burrito!
Alex P. Keaton: ...Buenos días to you, my young and faithful enchilada.
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Soundtracks

Will You Love Me Tomorrow
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Music by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
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