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  • A Family for Joe (1990–1990)
  • TV Series | 30 min | Comedy
A Family for Joe (1990–1990)
TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

The premise was that four cute upper-middle-class kids had been suddenly orphaned. About to be split up and sent to foster homes, they located a cranky old homeless man and offered him food, a home, and a decent life-style if he would live...See moreThe premise was that four cute upper-middle-class kids had been suddenly orphaned. About to be split up and sent to foster homes, they located a cranky old homeless man and offered him food, a home, and a decent life-style if he would live in their nice house and pose as their grandfather (this could only happen in a sitcom!). Of course he took his new responsibilities more seriously than they expected, and amid the quips, little lessons in life were learned by all around the sunny kitchen table. Roger was the helpful next-door neighbor, an air traffic controller turned homemaker. Written by Tiff Banks See less
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Arnold Margolin (created by) (Writer)
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Updated Feb 25, 1990

Release date (First episode)
Feb 25, 1990 (United States)

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Cast

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60 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Robert Mitchum
Joe Whitaker Joe Whitaker   See fewer
10
Jessica Player
Mary Bankston Mary Bankston   See fewer
10
David Lascher
Nick Bankston Nick Bankston   See fewer
9
Ben Savage
Chris Bankston Chris Bankston   See fewer
9
Juliette Lewis
Holly Bankston Holly Bankston   See fewer
9
Barry Gordon
Roger Hightower Roger Hightower   See fewer
9
Patrick Campbell
Homeless Man Homeless Man   See fewer
2
Chris Furrh
Nick Bankston Nick Bankston   See fewer
1
Maia Brewton
Holly Bankston Holly Bankston   See fewer
1
Jarrad Paul
Chris Bankston Chris Bankston   See fewer
1
Barbara Babcock
Miss Collins Miss Collins   See fewer
1
1
1
Alan Blumenfeld
Mr. Andrews Mr. Andrews   See fewer
1
David Nelson
George Merkel George Merkel   See fewer
1
Robin Strasser
Lorraine Lorraine   See fewer
1
1
1
Kelly Mullis
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Anna Mathias
Annie Brewster Annie Brewster   See fewer
1
Kathleen Freeman
Mrs. Lee Mrs. Lee   See fewer
1
1
Jim Hackett
Pete Brewster Pete Brewster   See fewer
1
Janet MacLachlan
Judge Delaney Judge Delaney   See fewer
1
Patrick Cronin
Mr. Reed Mr. Reed   See fewer
1
Bo Sabato
Actor Actor   See fewer
1
Robert Casper
Mr. Edwards Mr. Edwards   See fewer
1
Kenneth Lloyd
Cop #2 Cop #2   See fewer
1
Richard X. Slattery
Officer Finney Officer Finney   See fewer
1
Maggie Egan
Mrs. Lewis Mrs. Lewis   See fewer
1
John Mitchum
Preacher Preacher   See fewer
1
Helena Carroll
Mrs. Spruce Mrs. Spruce   See fewer
1
Beverly Sanders
Doctor Bennett Doctor Bennett   See fewer
1
Dorothy Neumann
Bag Lady Bag Lady   See fewer
1
Dennis Fimple
Man at Mission Door Man at Mission Door   See fewer
1
Dartanian
Punk #1 Punk #1   See fewer
1
Andrew Roperto
Punk #2 Punk #2   See fewer
1
Hugo Huizar
Punk #3 Punk #3   See fewer
1
Andrew Margolin
Young Cop Young Cop   See fewer
1
1
Julie Ashton
Bank Cashier Bank Cashier   See fewer
1
Sam Denoff
Slamburger Manager Slamburger Manager   See fewer
1
Nikki Cox
Carrie Lewis Carrie Lewis   See fewer
1
Gretchen Learman
Valerie Brewster Valerie Brewster   See fewer
1
Jacqueline Caru
Bonnie Brewster Bonnie Brewster   See fewer
1
Justin Shenkarow
Pete Brewster Jr. Pete Brewster Jr.   See fewer
1
Carole Cook
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Bibi Besch
Miss DeWitt Miss DeWitt   See fewer
1
Jennifer McComb
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Jennifer Warren
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
1
1
Richard Stahl
Dr. Belkin Dr. Belkin   See fewer
1
John O'Leary
Pangborn Pangborn   See fewer
1
1
Deborah Anne Gorman
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
1
Brandon Loomis
BoyScout / Student BoyScout / Student   See fewer
1
Erica Horn
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Christopher Robin
Little Boy Little Boy   See fewer
1
Jorga Caye
AA Meeting Attendee (uncredited) AA Meeting Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
1
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