Party of Five (1994–2000)
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Six months after the tragic death of their parents in a car accident, the five orphans of the Salinger family are trying to keep the family together and make amends meet. The eldest, 24-... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Pearce

Writers:

Christopher Keyser (created by), Amy Lippman (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Wolf ... Bailey Salinger
Matthew Fox ... Charlie Salinger
Neve Campbell ... Julia Salinger
Lacey Chabert ... Claudia Salinger
Paula Devicq ... Kirsten Bennett
Mitchell Anderson ... Ross Werkman
Johnny Whitworth ... P.K. Strickler
Tom Mason ... Joe Mangus
Maxine Miller Maxine Miller ... Mrs. Kelleher
Kevin McNulty ... Plumber
Byron Lucas Byron Lucas ... Doug
Sandy Tucker ... Mrs. Elleson
Susan McLennan Susan McLennan ... Nanny
Jay Brazeau ... Pawnbroker
Dolores Drake ... Mrs. Pick (as Delores Drake)
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Storyline

Six months after the tragic death of their parents in a car accident, the five orphans of the Salinger family are trying to keep the family together and make amends meet. The eldest, 24-year-old, immature Charlie feels saddled by his parental responsibilities, but the other siblings don't see him as an authority figure. But Charlie has other problems after he reveals to have lost $12,000 of the family's life savings as a result of a foolhardy business investment. So Charlie gets two jobs of bartender by day and carpenter by night in the restaurant 'Salingers' which is now run by their father's business partner, Joe Magnus. The emotionally troubled, 16-year-old Bailey has problems of his own in looking for a new nanny for baby Owen and finally finds one; a grad student named Kirsten Bennett, whom he develops a crush on. The selfish 15-year-old Julia abandons her household responsibilities and looks for romance at her high school with an outcast student named P.K. The eccentric, but ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1994 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

[first lines]
Claudia Salinger: [at a used car lot] Owen, what do you think? Wow! She's a beauty.
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Soundtracks

Closer to Free
Composed by Sammy Llanas (as Sam Llanas) and Kurt Neumann
Performed by the BoDeans
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