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Family Ties

Karen II, Alex 0 (Season 3, Episode 13)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 24 min | Comedy, Family

Alex is dead-set to be selected for the Alpha Phi Epsilon fraternity, snobs who fixate on prestige, power and money. He lies his way trough an initial interview with chapter officials Don Caruthers and Craig Duvall, but his trump card, a ...See moreAlex is dead-set to be selected for the Alpha Phi Epsilon fraternity, snobs who fixate on prestige, power and money. He lies his way trough an initial interview with chapter officials Don Caruthers and Craig Duvall, but his trump card, a gorgeous though Mallory-dumb date for the party for preselected candidates, has to cancel. Clumsy housekeeper Karen, Alex's only alternative, says she can't tell him why, would like to help him but just can't. Seeing how badly disappointed he is, she turns up, but clearly knows dean Ian McCall, an alumnus, too well, leaves and explains everything to Steven; her next move... Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Director
Lee Shallat Chemel (as Lee Shallat)
Composer
Cinematographer
Richard A. Kelley (as Richard Kelley)
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 13, 1984

Release date
Dec 13, 1984 (United States)

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11 cast members
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Meredith Baxter
Elyse Keaton (credit only) (as Meredith Baxter Birney) Elyse Keaton (credit only) (as Meredith Baxter Birney)   See fewer
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Michael Gross
Steven Keaton Steven Keaton   See fewer
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Michael J. Fox
Alex P. Keaton Alex P. Keaton   See fewer
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Justine Bateman
Mallory Keaton Mallory Keaton   See fewer
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Tina Yothers
Jennifer Keaton Jennifer Keaton   See fewer
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Marc Price
Irwin 'Skippy' Handelman Irwin 'Skippy' Handelman   See fewer
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Robert Pine
Dean Ian McCall Dean Ian McCall   See fewer
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Barry Sobel
Petey Gordon Petey Gordon   See fewer
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Christopher Rydell
Craig Duvall Craig Duvall   See fewer
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Rick Gibbs
Don Caruthers Don Caruthers   See fewer
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Geena Davis
Karen Nicholson Karen Nicholson   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.1 / 10 | 53 votes