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A Family for Joe (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)
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Updated Mar 24, 1990

Release date (First episode)
Mar 24, 1990 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Robert Mitchum
Joe Whitaker Joe Whitaker   See fewer
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David Lascher
Nick Bankston Nick Bankston   See fewer
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Ben Savage
Chris Bankston Chris Bankston   See fewer
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Jessica Player
Mary Bankston Mary Bankston   See fewer
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Juliette Lewis
Holly Bankston Holly Bankston   See fewer
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9
Barry Gordon
Roger Hightower Roger Hightower   See fewer
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Alan Blumenfeld
Mr. Andrews Mr. Andrews   See fewer
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Robin Strasser
Lorraine Lorraine   See fewer
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Kelly Mullis
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Kathleen Freeman
Mrs. Lee Mrs. Lee   See fewer
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Bo Sabato
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Kenneth Lloyd
Cop #2 Cop #2   See fewer
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Bibi Besch
Miss DeWitt Miss DeWitt   See fewer
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Carole Cook
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Deborah Anne Gorman
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Erica Horn
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Jennifer McComb
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John O'Leary
Pangborn Pangborn   See fewer
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Christopher Robin
Little Boy Little Boy   See fewer
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Richard Stahl
Dr. Belkin Dr. Belkin   See fewer
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Jennifer Warren
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Chris Furrh
Nick Bankston #1 (1990) Nick Bankston #1 (1990)   See fewer
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Maia Brewton
Holly Bankston #1 (1990) Holly Bankston #1 (1990)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 22 votes