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* AbsenteeActor: All the main cast members (with the exception of Ken Olin) miss at least one episode.


* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters


* Michael Steadman (Ken Olin) - An advertising executive.
* Hope Murdoch (Mel Harris) - Michael's wife, a freelance journalist raising their newborn daughter, Janey.

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* Michael Steadman (Ken Olin) (Creator/KenOlin) - An advertising executive.
* Hope Murdoch (Mel Harris) (Creator/MelHarris) - Michael's wife, a freelance journalist raising their newborn daughter, Janey.



* Nancy Weston (Patricia Wettig) - Elliot's wife, an aspiring artist raising their two children, Ethan and Brittany. Nancy battled ovarian cancer during the last two seasons.

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* Nancy Weston (Patricia Wettig) (Creator/PatriciaWettig) - Elliot's wife, an aspiring artist raising their two children, Ethan and Brittany. Nancy battled ovarian cancer during the last two seasons.



* Gary Shepherd (Peter Horton) - An English professor who was Michael's friend in college and used to date Melissa.
* Ellyn Warren (Polly Draper) - Hope's girlhood friend, a local politician.
* Miles Drentell (David Clennon) - Michael and Elliot's BadBoss, who employed them once their ad agency went bankrupt.

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* Gary Shepherd (Peter Horton) (Creator/PeterHorton) - An English professor who was Michael's friend in college and used to date Melissa.
* Ellyn Warren (Polly Draper) (Creator/PollyDraper) - Hope's girlhood friend, a local politician.
* Miles Drentell (David Clennon) (Creator/DavidClennon) - Michael and Elliot's BadBoss, who employed them once their ad agency went bankrupt.


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''thirtysomething'' is a television drama series that aired on Creator/{{ABC}} from 1987 to 1991. It details the lives of seven friends in their 30s -- former [[TheSixties Sixties]] counterculture types turned [[{{Yuppie}} yuppies]] -- living in suburban UsefulNotes/{{Philadelphia}}.

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''thirtysomething'' is a television drama series created by Creator/EdwardZwick and Marshall Herskovitz that aired for four seasons (198791) on Creator/{{ABC}} from 1987 to 1991.Creator/{{ABC}}. It details the lives of seven friends in their 30s -- former [[TheSixties Sixties]] counterculture types turned [[{{Yuppie}} yuppies]] -- living in suburban UsefulNotes/{{Philadelphia}}.



* Michael Steadman - An advertising executive.
* Hope Steadman - Michael's wife, a freelance journalist raising their newborn daughter, Janey.
* Elliot Weston - Michael's advertising partner, who, at the beginning of the series, is having marital problems after an affair with a co-worker.
* Nancy Weston - Elliot's wife, an aspiring artist raising their two children, Ethan and Brittany. Nancy battled ovarian cancer during the last two seasons.
* Melissa Steadman - Michael's photographer cousin.
* Gary Shepherd - An English professor who was Michael's best friend.
* Ellyn Warren - Hope's girlhood friend, a career woman.
* Miles Drentell - Michael and Elliot's BadBoss, who employed them once their ad agency went bankrupt.
* Susannah Hart - Gary's girlfriend and later wife, who eventually bore him a daughter, Emma.

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* Michael Steadman (Ken Olin) - An advertising executive.
* Hope Steadman Murdoch (Mel Harris) - Michael's wife, a freelance journalist raising their newborn daughter, Janey.
* Elliot Weston (Creator/TimothyBusfield) - Michael's advertising partner, who, at the beginning of the series, is having marital problems after an affair with a co-worker.
* Nancy Weston (Patricia Wettig) - Elliot's wife, an aspiring artist raising their two children, Ethan and Brittany. Nancy battled ovarian cancer during the last two seasons.
* Melissa Steadman (Creator/MelanieMayron) - Michael's photographer cousin.
* Gary Shepherd (Peter Horton) - An English professor who was Michael's best friend.
friend in college and used to date Melissa.
* Ellyn Warren (Polly Draper) - Hope's girlhood friend, a career woman.
local politician.
* Miles Drentell (David Clennon) - Michael and Elliot's BadBoss, who employed them once their ad agency went bankrupt.
* Susannah Hart (Creator/PatriciaKalember) - Gary's girlfriend and later wife, who eventually bore him a daughter, Emma.


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* Gary Shepherd - An English professor who was Michael's best friend. [[spoiler:Gary tragically dies in a car accident a few episodes into the final season.]]

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* Gary Shepherd - An English professor who was Michael's best friend. [[spoiler:Gary tragically dies in a car accident a few episodes into the final season.]]



* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Gary.]]

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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Gary.[[spoiler:Gary tragically dies in a car accident a few episodes into the final season.]]



As usual, you can find the basics at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirtysomething_(TV_series) The Other Wiki]] and at [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092492/ IMDB]].


* YourCheatingHeart: Elliot, as listed above.


''thirtysomething'' is a television drama series that aired on Creator/{{ABC}} from 1987 to 1991. It details the lives of seven friends in their 30s -- former [[TheSixties Sixties]] counterculture types turned [[{{Yuppie}}yuppies]] -- living in suburban UsefulNotes/{{Philadelphia}}.

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''thirtysomething'' is a television drama series that aired on Creator/{{ABC}} from 1987 to 1991. It details the lives of seven friends in their 30s -- former [[TheSixties Sixties]] counterculture types turned [[{{Yuppie}}yuppies]] [[{{Yuppie}} yuppies]] -- living in suburban UsefulNotes/{{Philadelphia}}.


''thirtysomething'' is a television drama series that aired on Creator/{{ABC}} from 1987 to 1991. It details the lives of seven friends in their 30s -- former [[TheSixties Sixties]] counterculture types turned {{Bourgeois Bohemian}}s -- living in suburban UsefulNotes/{{Philadelphia}}.

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''thirtysomething'' is a television drama series that aired on Creator/{{ABC}} from 1987 to 1991. It details the lives of seven friends in their 30s -- former [[TheSixties Sixties]] counterculture types turned {{Bourgeois Bohemian}}s [[{{Yuppie}}yuppies]] -- living in suburban UsefulNotes/{{Philadelphia}}.


* Gary Shepherd - An English professor who was Michael's best friend. Gary tragically dies in a car accident a few episodes into the final season.

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* Gary Shepherd - An English professor who was Michael's best friend. Gary [[spoiler:Gary tragically dies in a car accident a few episodes into the final season.]]


* ButNotTooGay[=/=]FairForItsDay: The show got a burst of publicity as being the first program to feature a gay couple in bed together. However, the actors playing the couple were [[ExecutiveMeddling not allowed to touch each other]], and the network later refused to rerun the episode due to negative advertising reaction.

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* ButNotTooGay[=/=]FairForItsDay: ButNotTooGay: The show got a burst of publicity as being the first program to feature a gay couple in bed together. However, the actors playing the couple were [[ExecutiveMeddling not allowed to touch each other]], other, and the network later refused to rerun the episode due to negative advertising reaction.



* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Remembered primarily for being associated with the 'Baby-Boomer' demographic along with some of the more common [[TheEighties 80's]] tropes.

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