Family Ties on Nick at Nite

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  1. Thi Them

    Thi Them Producer

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    Has anyone been watching the show? I was wondering if they ever aired the episode that is shot like a play in which Alex's friend dies. This is one of the best TV episodes I have ever seen. Also, what season was that episode?

    ~T
     
  2. Andrew Chong

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    In Toronto/Mississauga/Brampton, Family Ties plays every weekday on CTS ("Family Friendly Television"). CTS has run through all episodes and are starting over again from the beginning. I tape it everyday and watch it after work to catch all those early episodes I missed the first time around. Very stage/play-like, particularly that episode alluded to earlier.
    Thi, that one-hour episode called "My Name is Alex" aired in season five.
    check out this fan site found after researching Thi's question
     
  3. Thi Them

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    Andrew, thanks for the information about the episode.

    I'd still like to know if it ever aired on Nick at Nite.

    ~T
     
  4. Joe McCabe

    Joe McCabe Second Unit

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    Thi,
    It did air on Nick At Nite, when they first began airing Family Ties.
    The reason that I remember is due to my not having seen the show in years, and being more than happy to sit through their marathon on debut week.
    Anyway, during that episode, my wife came in the room to tell me how stupid it was!
    I however, disagree. [​IMG]
     
  5. Thi Them

    Thi Them Producer

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    The episode airs early tomorrow, 3-4am on Nick! My Tivo has been programmed to record it.

    I highly recommend watching this episode to anyone who has never seen it, whether you were a fan of the show or not.

    ~T
     
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    Thanks for the heads-up on that epsiode. Family Ties is one of my all-time favorite series. [​IMG]
     
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    I also remember seeing this on Nick @ Night early in the run. This was shown as two back-to-back episodes. I had not remembered these episodes when it first ran on network TV. These were very well written episodes. Not the silly jokes that the show sometimes had.
     
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    TV Land is airing a 48-hour marathon this weekend, and will add it to the nightly schedule in January. The "My Name Is Alex" episode will air on Sunday night at 10 ET, I believe. I'm not a fan of the show, but some of these can be funny.
     
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    Ive been taping all day! When are the DVDs coming?
     
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