The Wonder Years: Season 1 (1988)


Season 1
The Wonder Years

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Critic Ratings: 8


Audience Score

User Ratings: 8
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Air date: Jan 31, 1988
Air date: Mar 22, 1988
Air date: Mar 29, 1988
Air date: Apr 5, 1988
Air date: Apr 12, 1988
Air date: Apr 19, 1988

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Fred Savage
as Kevin Arnold
Danica McKellar
as Gwendolyn `Winnie' Cooper
Dan Lauria
as Jack Arnold
Josh Saviano
as Paul Pfeiffer
Daniel Stern
as Kevin Arnold (as an adult)
Alley Mills
as Norma Arnold
Crystal McKellar
as Becky Slater
Sean Baca
as Craig Hobson
David Huddleston
as Grandpa Arnold
Jason Hervey
as Wayne Arnold
Michael Landes
as Kirk McCraig
Krista Murphy
as Carla Healy
Raye Birk
as Mr. DiPerna
Robert Picardo
as Coach Ed Cutlip
Paul B. Price
as Mr. Katz
Giovanni Ribisi
as Jeff Billings
Olivia d'Abo
as Karen Arnold
Ben Stein
as Mr. Cantwell
Michael Tricario
as Randy Mitchell
Scott Nemes
as Ricky Halsenbach
Jack Corbett
as Karen's Boyfriend
Sean Faro
as Greaser
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Critic Reviews for The Wonder Years Season 1

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (5)

The Wonder Years is a coming-of-age program of impeccable honesty, richly-textured insight and warm, but hardly sentimental, humor.

Apr 25, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Viewers are in for a pleasant surprise.

Oct 30, 2018 | Full Review…

The Wonder Years is fresh, imaginative and intelligent-but most of all, it is true, all true. It is a show about my life.

Oct 30, 2018 | Rating: A+ | Full Review…

The tiny childhood moments that stick with us are treated with the respect they deserve.

Jul 19, 2018 | Full Review…

For roughly half its run, The Wonder Years was a genuinely terrific show.

Nov 1, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a refreshingly gutsy half-hour, a look back at how things were--and weren't.

Oct 30, 2018 | Full Review…

The Wonder Years is at least off to an unusually winning start.

Oct 30, 2018 | Full Review…

Wonder Years mixes comedy and drama, jettisons a laugh track and offers characters and themes of greater complexity than is usual in episodic television.

Apr 10, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Wonder Years: Season 1

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