thirtysomething: Season 1 (1987 - 1988)

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

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Air date: Sep 29, 1987

Michael does some soul-searching when Elliot confides that he had an extra-marital affair; Michael and Hope adjust to their infant daughter.

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Air date: Oct 6, 1987

Hope (Mel Harris) drives everyone crazy anticipating a visit from her parents (George Coe and Shirley Knight).

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Air date: Oct 13, 1987

Michael (Ken Olin) sets out to renovate the dilapidated Steadman estate in time for a housewarming party. With Timothy Busfield.

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Air date: Oct 27, 1987

Elliot and Nancy's (Timothy Busfield, Patricia Wettig) marital problems ruin an evening out for Michael (Ken Olin), Hope (Mel Harris) and the gang.

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Air date: Nov 3, 1987

Gary and Melissa rekindle their long-dormant love affair; Hope and Michael's date turns into a disaster.

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Air date: Nov 17, 1987

Hope's wishes for a quiet Thanksgiving with Michael and the baby appear doomed; Melissa wants everyone to like her latest boyfriend.

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Air date: Dec 1, 1987

Before a deadline, Michael and Elliot wrestle with a creativity block; Ellyn develops a crush on an associate.

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Air date: Dec 8, 1987

Janey's decreased dependency on Hope sends the depressed mother back to work.

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Air date: Dec 15, 1987

Michael and Hope argue over whether their infant's first holiday season should be celebrated as Christmas or Hanukkah.

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Air date: Jan 5, 1988

Lovestruck Gary (Peter Horton) begins receiving death threats -- and the prime suspect is a jealous professor (Christopher Carroll).

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Cast & Crew

Ken Olin
Michael Steadman

Actor
Mel Harris
Hope Murdoch Steadman

Actor
Timothy Busfield
Elliot Weston

Actor
Patricia Wettig
Nancy Weston

Actor
Melanie Mayron
Melissa Steadman

Actor
Polly Draper
Ellyn

Actor
Peter Horton
Prof. Gary Shepherd

Actor
Terry Kinney
Steve Woodman

Guest Star
Amy Benedict
Amy

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Robin Thomas
Dr. Bob Kramer

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Irwin Keyes
The Beast

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Lacey Craven
Janey

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Faith Ford
Janine

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Brittany Craven
Janey

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Luke Rossi
Ethan Weston

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Rachel Nagler
Brittany

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Kellie Martin
Robin Kramer

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Jordana 'Bink' Shapiro
Brittany Weston

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Jason Nagler
Ethan

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Bill Kalmenson
Young Ad Executive

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Marshall Herskovitz
Executive Producer
Edward Zwick
Executive Producer
Tom Moore
Director
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