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American Playhouse

The Revolt of Mother (Season 7, Episode 6)
Not Rated
TV Episode | 47 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Father is going to build a new barn. Mother (Academy Award nominee Amy Madigan) wants the new house she's been promised. A simple story, yet one that reveals so much about love and respect and the often difficult times between those who ...See moreFather is going to build a new barn. Mother (Academy Award nominee Amy Madigan) wants the new house she's been promised. A simple story, yet one that reveals so much about love and respect and the often difficult times between those who strive and work to build a life together. Set against the beautiful rustic backdrop of farming life in 1890 New England, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's poignant story brings us two hard-working people of the land. Sometimes the most difficult thing to see may be the needs of those who are closest to you. See less
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Director
Writers
Mary Eleanor Freeman (short story) (as Mary E. Wilkins Freeman) | Cynthia A. Cherbak (teleplay) (as Cynthia Cherbak)
Composers
Bill Soden (as Weber & Soden) | Joe Weber (as Weber & Soden)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Feb 17, 1988

Release date
Feb 17, 1988 (United States)

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6 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Amy Madigan
Sarah Penn Sarah Penn   See fewer
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Jay O. Sanders
Adam Penn Adam Penn   See fewer
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Katherine Hiler
Nanny Penn Nanny Penn   See fewer
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Benjamin Bernouy
Sammy Penn Sammy Penn   See fewer
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Frank Hamilton
The Reverend The Reverend   See fewer
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Robert Walker
Rufus (as Rob Walker) Rufus (as Rob Walker)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.4 / 10 | 18 votes