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Step by Step 

Two families become one, step by step.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Patrick Duffy ...  Frank Lambert / ... 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Suzanne Somers ...  Carol Foster Lambert 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Staci Keanan ...  Dana Foster 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Brandon Call ...  John Thomas 'J.T.' Lambert 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Angela Watson ...  Karen Foster 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Christine Lakin ...  Alicia 'Al' Lambert 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Christopher Castile ...  Mark Foster 160 episodes, 1991-1998
Josh Byrne ...  Brendan Lambert 132 episodes, 1991-1997
Sasha Mitchell ...  Cody Lambert 114 episodes, 1991-1998
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Storyline

Frank Lambert is a construction worker and a single father of 3 kids: J.T., Alicia "Al", and Brendan. Carol Foster, a beautician, also has 3 children: Dana, Karen, and Mark. After Frank and Carol run into each other on vacation and spontaneously get married, they and their children (who appeared to have known and hated each other) have to learn to live together and love each other. It's not easy, but they are trying to do this step by step. Written by Boris Shafir <shafir@hsi.com>

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Carol and Frank just got married. Their kids just got the news.

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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TV-G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Step by Step See more »

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Runtime:

(160 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

With the exception of a season 4 flashback episode, Patricka Darbo and Peggy Rea (Carol's sister and mom) are only featured in season 1 and are never seen or mentioned again for the rest of the series. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits the amusement park is intended to be in Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan. However at the end of the credits the body of water can be see to have rather large waves on a calm day. These waves are much too large for Lake Michigan in the absence of a storm. See more »

Quotes

Frank Lambert: [sit on the armchair, making crosswords] A city from Texas, 6 letters ?
Carol Foster Lambert: Well, Frank, D-A-L-L-A-S !
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Cody Lambert: Forefather of the Dell Computers guy
1 June 2002 | by danwroySee all my reviews

Mediocre Brady-Bunch rehash for students of ABC's TGIF lineup. Lame jokes, dialogue, acting, too much Ted Duffy hamming, and a hell of a lot of sexual innuendo for a show targeted at kids (at one point I remember Duffy wearing an outfit labeled "Horny little devil"). If nothing else, shows like "Step by Step" and "Family Matters" prove how callous "family programming" executives can be. And that no sitcom is complete without a dopey mascot.


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