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American Dreams

In 1963 Philadelphia, the Pryors are a close Irish-Catholic family. World War II veteran John "Jack" Pryor owns a television and radio store. He and his homemaker wife Helen have five children: High school senior and football player "JJ", younger sisters Meg and Patty, and younger brother Will, who is lame from polio.

The show depicts historical events, such as the assassination of John F. Kennedy, 1964 Philadelphia race riot, and American involvement in—and opposition to—the Vietnam War.

Show Info

Network: United States NBC (2002 - 2005)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama
Episodes ordered: 17 episodes
Created by: Jonathan Prince

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Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
3x17: It's My LifeMar 30, 2005
3x16: No SatisfactionMar 23, 2005
3x15: California Dreamin'Mar 16, 2005
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Also known as:
  • Our Generation (Australia Australia)
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