Originally the saga of a working mom raising her three sons alone while her pilot husband is away. After star Valerie Harper left the series, her role was filled by Sandy Duncan as the boys' aunt.

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Charlie Hauck
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Jason Bateman ...  David Hogan 110 episodes, 1986-1991
Jeremy Licht ...  Mark Hogan 110 episodes, 1986-1991
Dan Ponce ...  Willie Hogan 110 episodes, 1986-1991
Josh Taylor ...  Michael Hogan 110 episodes, 1986-1991
Edie McClurg ...  Mrs. Patty Poole 88 episodes, 1986-1991
Sandy Duncan ...  Sandy Hogan 78 episodes, 1987-1991
Steve Witting ...  Burt 52 episodes, 1987-1991
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Storyline

Valerie Hogan is what you call "super-mom." Valerie's husband, Michael is an airline pilot, so the job of raising their three boys is left mostly to Valerie. There's girl-hungry David, Wille who's always getting into trouble, and brainy Mark. Mark and Wille are fraternal twins. Each week, Valerie encounters different experiences of what it is like to be a mother to three boys. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Family

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TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1986 (USA) See more »

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Valerie's Family See more »

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Runtime:

(110 episodes)

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Stereo | Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Even though Jeremy Licht and Luis Daniel Ponce played twins, Jeremy is actually 20 months older than Luis. See more »

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Referenced in Matlock: The Network (1987) See more »

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Unsophisticated but cosy
16 April 2003 | by pyxSee all my reviews

I know that the Hogan's, and Valerie before it, didn't represent state of the art comedy, being utterly formulaic and looking like the very template for family sitcoms, but darn it, it was nice. The family was nice, the house was nice, the plots were nice. Nice, warm, fuzzy, safe family viewing. Sometimes I want hard-edged, risky comedy, but sometimes I just wanna watch TV safe in the knowledge that every episode will have a group-hug type ending. It's the perfect remedy if you're ever feeling a bit oppressed by all the stuff that's going on in the world right now. The comedy is still nice enough, but boy have the clothes and hairstyles dated!

I have a bunch of episodes on tape but would love to get more.


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