Shows I Watched: Family Ties

tvFamily Ties was a key part of the NBC Thursday night lineup, and can't miss television for a period in the 80s. It launched the career of Michael J. Fox but in our house the focus was on Meredith Baxter-Birney who many thought looked like my mom.

My favourite episode of all time was "My Name is Alex" which was a rather trippy two parter revolving around the death of Alex' friend. Here's the heavy conclusion of that episode, which actually holds up really well.

Here's the opening theme.


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Jason @ Get Your OJ

Thanks for this one, I remember it.......

June 24, 2007 @ 10:06 PM

Stephanie

Ditto.

I loved this show and had forgot about this episode. Well done...

June 24, 2007 @ 11:22 PM

Al

Great episode, great show. A few years back, my guitarist was in contact with Tina Yothers about the possibility of us playing some gigs with her band. Things fell through and I don't know what happened, but just the thought of playing on ths same stage with her band was surreal considering the fact I watched that show religiously when it was on.

June 25, 2007 @ 11:27 AM

Christine

I remember that episode (when he was in therapy) was shown without commercials.

Great episode. Thurdays were never the same when they took family ties off the air. However I hate the song "At this moment" because of this show. :O

June 25, 2007 @ 3:10 PM

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