Growing Pains
Debut: September 24, 1985
Ended: April 25, 1992

Dr. Jason Seaver is a psychiatrist who works at home because his wife, Maggie, has gone back to work. So it's Jason's turn to supervise the kids: Mike, 15, more interested in having a good time than in respon- sibility; Carol, 13, the smart one; and Ben, 9, no slouch himself at getting into scrapes. Dad was always available with sage advice, while Mom, who had become a reporter for the Long Island Herald, rushed off to work. 166 episodes produced in a span of seven seasons. Warner Bros. Television for ABC.

Luke Brower: "Not only do you get a sudden craving for pineapple ice cream, but you have to bring someone to watch you eat it?"
Kate: "I don't eat anything with a face"
Mike Seaver: "Alright nobody likes your cooking Carol. [Trash ccompactor spits up Carol's food.] Even trash compactors have limits."
Ben: "You know a kid named Appomatox Courthouse?"
Mike: "(to Mike when questioning the answers on his shoes) Yeah, black guy...plays on the basketball team."
Mike: "'Every dog has his day.' Oops, Carol, I think I got yours!"
Carol: "Then I must have yours, 'One day you will meet a handsome man and fall in love with him.'"
Kate Macdonald: "What do you know about guys?"
Mike: "Well, I've been one for fifteen years."
Kate Macdonald: "But you're nineteen."
Mike: "Interesting story."
Mike: "Whats the matter, You guys aren't gettin' enough?????"
Maggie: "I'm not going to stand here and listen to you two butt heads."
Mike: "Did you hear what she called us?"
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