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Once and Again 

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A divorced father and a soon-to-be divorced mother meet and begin a romantic courtship which is always complicated by their respective children and their own life problems.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Sela Ward ...  Lily Manning 63 episodes, 1999-2002
Billy Campbell ...  Rick Sammler 63 episodes, 1999-2002
Julia Whelan ...  Grace Manning 60 episodes, 1999-2002
Meredith Deane ...  Zoe Manning 60 episodes, 1999-2002
Marin Hinkle ...  Judy Brooks 58 episodes, 1999-2002
Evan Rachel Wood ...  Jessie Sammler 56 episodes, 1999-2002
Shane West ...  Eli Sammler 54 episodes, 1999-2002
Susanna Thompson ...  Karen Sammler 49 episodes, 1999-2002
Jeffrey Nordling ...  Jake Manning 47 episodes, 1999-2002
Todd Field ...  David Cassilli 28 episodes, 1999-2001
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Storyline

Rick is a divorced father-of-two who meets Lily, a newly-separated mother-of-two. They begin a relationship, which has a significant impact not only on their lives but on those of their children and ex-spouses, as well. Written by Phil Fernando

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She's starting to see other people. A man, his kids, his ex-wife.

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Drama | Family | Romance

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Official Sites:

ABC

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ancora una volta See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(63 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The character 'Rick Sammler' was ranked #36 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" (20 June 2004 issue). See more »

Quotes

Grace Manning: This must be what nothing feels like.
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Outstanding series
22 May 2005 | by Mark PriceSee all my reviews

Bought Series One on spec and I am so glad I did. I expected an updated version of Different Strokes or something. No way. I watched all the episodes over the last two days stopping only to sleep. Wow! I went through all the emotions, crying a lot which doesn't come easily to a middle aged man. Superb acting from big and small, the script was outstanding with hardly a dull moment. The camera-work switching between homes mid dialogue and once coming through fridge doors! Series Two coming out soon and I can't wait. Yes everyone is a bit too good looking but I can cope with that as the story lines are all too true. Relationships, bereavement, etc are all there and are not sensationalised. Very nicely surprised and very much recommended.


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