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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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Details

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(160 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

After being the least featured child character in the series, Josh Byrne (Brendan) quit acting and left the show during season six. His character Brendan was then never seen or mentioned at all for the remainder 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

Al Lambert: Lay off Lambert.
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One of the all time best sit-coms
27 November 1999 | by nutz4n64See all my reviews

I've been watching this show since the first episode and have always loved it. I hate when shows get cut off with so much going on, mainly Dana's relationship with Rich. That was a great move by the producers of the show, because, seriously, who saw it coming? The only thing that was bad was that some of the show's magic was lost when Cody left. He was without a doubt the funniest character on it. Of course, they tried at one point to replace the comic relief with Flash, who was entertaining at Disney World, trying to break the visiting record. But, he never did live up to the Code-Man. It was also cool seeing Bronson Pinchot as a Frenchman for a season (he brings over a good character from his star performance on Perfect Strangers).


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