TV Series 1982. Created by Gary David Goldberg. Starring Meredith Baxter-Birney, Michael Gross, Michael J. Fox, Justine Bateman, Tina Yothers and Brian Bonsall.
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1Adler's Grocery BBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

Adler's Grocery
Grocery store where Alex works, delivering groceries.





2Allied International Airlines BBBTransportationAirlines

Allied International Airlines
Mysterious phone call made to the Keaton residence which turns out to be for Uncle Ned.

3Blackstone Nuclear Research Laboratory BBBCorporationsCompanies

Blackstone Nuclear Research Laboratory
Steven and Elyse get arrested protesting at Blackstone Nuclear Research Laboratory, so the family brings Thanksgiving dinner to them.



4Business Week BBBPeriodicalsMagazines

Business Week
Alex's magazine that Mallory mentions, where he stashes his Playboys.

5Camp Cuyahoga BBBYouth ServicesYouth Camps

Camp Cuyahoga
Elyse's doctor that delivered Mallory was Dr. Larry Waxman, whom Steven knows from Camp Cuyahoga youth camp with in his youth, where the doctor was known as "Crazy Larry".



6Carlton Country Club BBBEntertainmentPrivate Clubs

Carlton Country Club
Restricted country club that Alex attends with his new girlfriend and her family.

7Chicken HeavenBBBDiningFast Food-Chicken

Chicken Heaven
Chicken-themed fast food restaurant.

8Columbus Shoppers GuideBBBPeriodicalsMagazines

Columbus Shoppers Guide


9Dear MalloryBBBPeriodicalsNewspaper Columns

Dear Mallory
Mallorys Advice newspaper column.

10The Dewey Decimal System and You BBBCinemaMovies-Documentary

The Dewey Decimal System and You
Film at the library that Alex and Ming mention.

11Dr. Hansen BBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. Hansen
Doctor that gets paged at the hospital the night Jennifer was born.

12Dr. Larry Waxman BBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. Larry Waxman
Elyse's doctor that delivered Mallory was Dr. Larry Waxman, whom Steven knows from Camp Cuyahoga youth camp with in his youth, where the doctor was known as "Crazy Larry".



13Dr. Rogers BBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. Rogers
Doctor that delivered Jennifer when she was born.



14Draft Card for BurningBBBEntertainmentTheater Productions

Draft Card for Burning
Play by Steven Keaton.

15East High School BBBEducationHigh Schools

East High School
When Alex and Mallory represent Harding High on the WKS High School Quiz Off, the judges are from East High School, the winning team from the year before.



16The Egret's Regret BBBCinemaMovies-Documentary

The Egret's Regret
Steven wins the Midwest Regional Murray Award for Outstanding PBS Documentary, for the last documentary in the station's wildlife series, The Egret's Regret.




17Fertilizer: Your Silent Friend in the Ga... BBBCinemaMovies-Documentary

Fertilizer: Your Silent Friend in the Garden
Documentary on WKN Channel 3, the TV station where Steven works.

18Grant Junior CollegeBBBEducationColleges

Grant Junior College
College that Mallory and Skippy attend.

19Guido's BBBDiningPizza Parlors

Guido's
Pizza place where Mallory goes on her date.



20Harding High School BBBEducationHigh Schools

Harding High School
High school that Alex and Mallory attend. There is an actual Harding High School in Marion, Ohio, but its mascot, colors and even newspaper are different.



21Harding Hurrah BBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

Harding Hurrah
Alex's high school newspaper, which he wants to rename the Harding Herald. There actually is a real life Harding High School in Marion, Ohio, whose school newspaper is the Harding Herald.

22Hemsdale Machine Parts BBBIndustrial CompaniesManufacturing

Hemsdale Machine Parts
Company that Syntram (company where Uncle Ned worked) bought to lose money and use loss as a tax write-off.

23International Airlines BBBTransportationAirlines

International Airlines
Airline booth at the airport where Alex attempts to buy a ticket for Uncle Ned to leave the country.



24Leland College BBBEducationColleges

Leland College
Also known as Leland University, where Alex goes to school, starting as a freshman. According to T-shirt Alex wears, "Founded in 1896". Motto: "Scientia est Libertas"

25Max's Kosher African Deli BBBDiningCafes and Delis

Max's Kosher African Deli
Deli that Steven and Elyse's old Peace Corps friend opened in Miami Beach.

26McGregor's Department Store BBBRetailDepartment Stores

McGregor's Department Store
Store that donates fondue sets to Vietnamese refugees.

27Money Management for Success Oriented Ad... BBBEducationClasses

Money Management for Success Oriented Adolescents
Lecture that Alex mentions.

28Mothers Against Florocarbons in the Atmo... BBBOrganizationsActivist Groups

Mothers Against Florocarbons in the Atmosphere
Elyse makes a donation. Steven jokes that she's supporting the MAFIA.

29Oh, My Ohio BBBTelevisionTV-Reality

Oh, My Ohio
TV show on Steven's station whose ratings keep slipping.

30Overdyne BBBCorporationsCompanies

Overdyne
Stock Alex purchases shares of using his father's account without his permission.

31O'Brien Matthers and ClarkBBBFinancial CompaniesFinancial Services

O'Brien Matthers and Clark


32Paradise Hotel BBBTravelHotels

Paradise Hotel
Hotel in Atlantic City where Steven mentions working in 1959.

33Personal Guide to Tax Free Municipal Bon... BBBLiteratureBooks-Reference

Personal Guide to Tax Free Municipal Bonds
Book that Alex reads, and gives to Jennifer when he's babysitting her and she wants something to do.



34Pets Without Partners BBBOrganizationsNonprofit Organizations

Pets Without Partners
Organization that Elyse mentions when she agrees to stop spreading herself so thin and decrease some of her volunteer work.

35Pi Nu BBBEducationSororities

Pi Nu
Sorority that Mallory wants to join so bad she begs Alex to go out on a date with Sherry - one of the members.



36Randolph Elementary SchoolBBBEducationElementary Schools

Randolph Elementary School
School that Jennifer attends.

37Ravage Me BBBPersonal CarePerfumes

Ravage Me
Perfume Elyse wears for her and Steven's make up dinner after their fight.






38Rudolph ElementaryBBBEducationElementary Schools

Rudolph Elementary


39Shop-a-Lot BBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

Shop-a-Lot
Alex quits his job at Adler's Grocery for a better job at Shop-a-Lot, but then returns when he learns that liking your job is more important.

40South Campus Aluminum Can Recycling Prog...BBBMaintenance ServicesWaste Management

South Campus Aluminum Can Recycling Program


41St. Mary's High School BBBEducationHigh Schools

St. Mary's High School
Alex and Mallory represent Harding, competing against St. Mary's on the WKS High School Quiz Off.



42Sunshine Girls ClubBBBYouth ServicesYouth Programs

Sunshine Girls Club


43Sykundo Tin BBBCorporationsCompanies

Sykundo Tin
Stock Alex purchases shares of using his father's account without his permission.

44Syncopated MoneyBBBRadioRadio Programs

Syncopated Money


45Syntram Corporation BBBCorporationsCompanies

Syntram Corporation
12th largest multinational corporation in the world,where Uncle Ned (Elyse's brother, played by Tom Hanks) used to be junior vice president, until he stole $4.5 million.

46US Car Rentals BBBVehiclesVehicle Rental

US Car Rentals
Car rental service at the airport near the International Airlines booth where Alex attempts to buy a ticket for Uncle Ned to leave the country.



47V.I.P. BBBIndustrial CompaniesIndustries

V.I.P.
Video Industries of the Philippines. Stock Alex purchases shares of using his father's account without his permission. When a typhoon hits the Philippines, the company is wiped out and Alex is forced to come clean with his parents to tell them he lost their money.

48Vietnamese Relocation Services BBBOrganizationsNonprofit Organizations

Vietnamese Relocation Services
Nonprofit organization supporting Vietnamese refugees that Elyse volunteers for.

49WGGK BBBCinemaTV Stations

WGGK
TV station that Steven mentions in his speech, where Uncle Arthur is going to work when he leaves Steven's station.

50Wildlife Preservation Fund BBBOrganizationsNonprofit Organizations

Wildlife Preservation Fund
Organization that Jennifer mentions.

51Windsor Elementary BBBEducationElementary Schools

Windsor Elementary
Rival school that Jennifer mentions at the dinner table - her school beat them in field hockey.

52WKS 3 BBBCinemaTV Stations

WKS 3
Columbus, Ohio TV station where Steven works.





53WKS High School Quiz Off BBBTelevisionTV-Game Shows

WKS High School Quiz Off
Steven hosts a high school quiz competition, where Alex and Mallory represent Harding High.



54Woman with a Half Eaten HamburgerBBBArtsPaintings

Woman with a Half Eaten Hamburger
Painting by Nick Moore.

55Youth for a Sane Economy BBBOrganizationsActivist Groups

Youth for a Sane Economy
Meeting Alex attends to work on Miss a payment, go to prison" legislation.

FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
56August 26, 1968 Dates20th Century: 60sEvents

August 26, 1968
Steven and Elyse Keaton spend time in jail after protesting during the Democratic Convention in Chicago, which Uncle Ned points out, calling them hypocrites when they give him a hard time about stealing $4.5 million from the Syntram Corporation.




57August 27, 1968 Dates20th Century: 60sEvents

August 27, 1968
Steven and Elyse Keaton spend time in jail after protesting during the Democratic Convention in Chicago, which Uncle Ned points out, calling them hypocrites when they give him a hard time about stealing $4.5 million from the Syntram Corporation.




58August 28, 1968 Dates20th Century: 60sEvents

August 28, 1968
Steven and Elyse Keaton spend time in jail after protesting during the Democratic Convention in Chicago, which Uncle Ned points out, calling them hypocrites when they give him a hard time about stealing $4.5 million from the Syntram Corporation.




59August 29, 1968 Dates20th Century: 60sEvents

August 29, 1968
Steven and Elyse Keaton spend time in jail after protesting during the Democratic Convention in Chicago, which Uncle Ned points out, calling them hypocrites when they give him a hard time about stealing $4.5 million from the Syntram Corporation.




60November 7, 1972 Dates20th Century: 70sBirth Dates

November 7, 1972
Jennifer Keaton born, preventing Steven and Elyse from voting in the presidential election.




61November 25, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

November 25, 1982
Steven and Elyse get arrested protesting at Blackstone Nuclear Research Laboratory, so the family brings Thanksgiving dinner to them.



62December 24, 1982 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

December 24, 1982
Prevented from going on their ski trip by a snowstorm, the Keaton family reminisces about each of the kids births on Christmas Eve.



MAKE BELIEVE MAP
63Cathcart MapTransit RoutesStreets-misc

Cathcart
Address where Elyse advises to send donations to the Vietnamese Relocation Services charity.

64The Cavanaugh BuildingMapStructuresBuildings

The Cavanaugh Building


65Dead Man's Gulch MapTransit RoutesStreets-misc

Dead Man's Gulch
Ski run that Alex and Jennifer discuss.

66Leland Heights MapUrban AreasNeighborhoods

Leland Heights
Neighborhood where the Keatons live.

OTHER
67Best Young Executive OtherRecognitionAwards

Best Young Executive
Award that Elyse's brother Ned (Tom Hanks) won in 1981 for his work at the Syntram Corporation.

68Jennifer Keaton, Elyse Keaton & Steven K... OtherQuotesQuotes

Jennifer Keaton, Elyse Keaton & Steven Keaton
Jennifer: Mommy, you look so pretty. Like an Indian princess.
Elyse: That's your father, dear.
Steven: There you go.
Elyse: There I am.
Jennifer: You look almost as pretty as Daddy. Daddy, how long ago was that?
Steven: That was very long ago, in a galaxy far, far away.







69Midwest Regional Murray Award for Outsta... OtherRecognitionAwards

Midwest Regional Murray Award for Outstanding PBS Documentary
Steven wins the Midwest Regional Murray Award for Outstanding PBS Documentary, for the last documentary in the station's wildlife series, The Egret's Regret.




70Parent of the Year Award OtherRecognitionAwards

Parent of the Year Award
Joke Steven makes to Alex after barging in at the restricted country club that Alex attends with his new girlfriend and her family: I guess the parent of the year award is pretty much out the window.

71Skippy's real name. OtherTriviaName Game-Real Names

Skippy's real name.
Chevy
Fletcher
Irwin





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