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Family Ties 

The matriarch of the wealthy political Endicott family comes to the hospital for an extended stay; Auschlander is less than thrilled about the Endicotts being at the hospital; Morrison must... See full summary »

Director:

Allan Arkush

Writers:

Mark Tinker (developed by), John Masius (developed by) | 5 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ed Flanders ... Dr. Donald Westphall
Norman Lloyd ... Dr. Daniel Auschlander
Ed Begley Jr. ... Dr. Victor Ehrlich
Stephen Furst ... Dr. Elliot Axelrod
Mark Harmon ... Dr. Robert Caldwell (credit only)
Eric Laneuville ... Luther Hawkins
Sagan Lewis ... Dr. Jacqueline Wade
Howie Mandel ... Dr. Wayne Fiscus
David Morse ... Dr. Jack Morrison
Christina Pickles ... Nurse Helen Rosenthal
Denzel Washington ... Dr. Philip Chandler
William Daniels ... Dr. Mark Craig
Jennifer Savidge ... Nurse Lucy Papandrao
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leah Ayres ... Mona Polito
Diana Canova ... Dr. Valerie Harding
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Storyline

The matriarch of the wealthy political Endicott family comes to the hospital for an extended stay; Auschlander is less than thrilled about the Endicotts being at the hospital; Morrison must undergo surgery for the first time; the Valeres finally make a decision on the future of their family; after making an embarrassing mistake on one of his patients, Axelrod is asked to treat a gorilla; Fiscus has second thoughts about his engagement to Mona. Written by SteveG

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 1986 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is from the American television series Family Ties (1982). See more »

Goofs

A baby chimpanzee is brought to the hospital, but everyone repeatedly calls it a gorilla. With a father who's a veterinarian, Axelrod should know the difference. See more »

Connections

References The Magilla Gorilla Show (1964) See more »

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