Growing Pains


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Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an upper-middle class family with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from 1985 to 1992.

Synopsis

The show's premise is based on the fictional Seaver family, who reside in Huntington, Long Island, New York. Dr. Jason Seaver (Alan Thicke), a psychiatrist, works from home because his wife, Maggie Malone (Joanna Kerns), has gone back to work as a reporter. Jason has to take care of the kids: troublemaker Mike (Kirk Cameron), honors student Carol (Tracey Gold), and rambunctious Ben (Jeremy Miller). A fourth child, Chrissy Seaver, was born in 1988. She was played in her infant stage by twins Kristen and Kelsey Dohring (who alternated in the role). Beginning in the fall of 1990, Chrissy's age was advanced to six years old, whereupon Ashley Johnson took over the role.

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Tom Cherones

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Tom Cherones on producing Growing Pains
02:06

Roy Christopher

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Roy Christopher on doing production design for Growing Pains
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Judy Crown

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Judy Crown on styling hair for Joanna Kerns of Growing Pains
01:57

George Spiro Dibie

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George Spiro Dibie on lighting Growing Pains
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George Spiro Dibie on cinematography for Growing Pains and what he brought to the show
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George Spiro Dibie on cinematography for and the cast of Growing Pains
04:49

Jack Shea

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Jack Shea on directing Growing Pains
00:57

Dawn Wells

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Dawn Wells on guest starring on Growing Pains
00:38
Dawn Wells on working on Growing Pains
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