Thirtysomething (1987 - 1991)



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Release Date: 1987

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An Emmy-winning chronicle of the angst-ridden lives of 1980s baby boomers in Philadelphia. Creators Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz drew on personal experiences to develop storylines rich in introspective dialogue. The results often packed an emotional wallop, though all that soul-searching occasionally translated into an excess of whining. The ensemble performances are all first-rate, and David Clennon's ad-agency head Miles Drentell is one of TV's most memorably smarmy characters.


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1990, ABC, 23 episodes

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1989, ABC, 24 episodes

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1988, ABC, 17 episodes

Critics Consensus: In dealing with the everyday milestones and tribulations of modern life, thirtysomething built the foundation for a compelling -- and widely acclaimed -- drama.

1987, ABC, 21 episodes

Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Sep 29, 1987
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz
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