Growing Pains TV Show
80's TV Show Facts for Growing Pains
Television Show Summary
The 80's TV show ABC sitcom Growing Pains ran from 1985 to 1992. The series centered around the Seaver family, who lived on Long Island in New York.
TV Show Plot For Growing Pains
The Growing Pains child characters included: The scheming underachiever Mike, his super smart overachieving sister Carol and younger brother Ben. The parents were father Jason Seaver, a psychiatrist, who ran his practice from the Seaver home and mother Maggie who was a journalist and worked for a Long Island newspaper.
Cast of Growing Pains TV Show
Kirk Cameron - Mike Seaver
Trivia for the TV Show Growing PainsThe Growing Pains theme song was "As Long As We Got Each Other," which was performed by B.J. Thomas and Jennifer Warnes.
During the last season of Growing Pains, then unknown actor Leonardo DiCaprio was tapped to play a new character, Luke Brower.
Julie McCullough was fired from Growing Pains after nude photos of her were published in Playboy.
The last episode of Growing Pains ran on the same night as the the final episodes of Who's the Boss? and MacGyver on ABC.
Top 20 Ratings Info for Growing Pains Series1985-86 - 1st Season - Ranked #18
1986-87 - 2nd Season - Ranked #8
1987-88 - 3rd Season - Ranked #5
1988-89 - 4th Season - Ranked #14
1989-90 - 5th Season - Ranked #21
80's TV Show Facts:
The TV Show Growing Pains was televised from 09/24/1985 to 08/27/1992, on the ABC network.
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