Twice in a Lifetime (1999–2001)
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In many respects, Smith sees the Storeys - parents David and Marcy, and children Ryan and Rachel - as the perfect example of a truly loving family. Ryan had thought about going to seminary ... See full summary »

Directors:

Stephen Brackley (as Stephen J. Brackley), David Winning (uncredited)

Writers:

Pamela K. Long, Steve Sohmer (creator) (as Stephen Sohmer)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Paul Popowich ... Mr. Smith
Al Waxman ... Judge Othniel
Wil Wheaton ... Ryan Storey / Dr. Thomas
Frank Moore ... Dr. David Storey
Sherry Miller ... Marcy Storey
Tracy Ryan ... Rachel Storey
Trevor Blumas ... Teenage Ryan Storey
Reg Dreger Reg Dreger ... Dr. Cliff Martin
Benny Shilling ... Tony
Gary Eisler Gary Eisler ... Intern
Alison MacLeod Alison MacLeod ... Infomercial Kim
Jennifer Robertson ... Infomercial Jean
Stacey Simon Stacey Simon ... Infomercial Carole
Jordan Scherer Jordan Scherer ... Bully
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carson Manning ... Bill Banks
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Storyline

In many respects, Smith sees the Storeys - parents David and Marcy, and children Ryan and Rachel - as the perfect example of a truly loving family. Ryan had thought about going to seminary school, but decided instead to go to medical school in an effort to save his father, himself a general practitioner. Dr. Storey underwent a simple heart valve replacement surgery, but complications from several surgeries later resulted in him suffering permanent brain damage. Ryan feels responsible as he both convinced his father to have the surgery, and now wishes that his father had died instead. Ryan wishes that he could go back and convince his father not to have the surgery, which would result in what Ryan considers two quality years instead of the eleven years David has lived with the mental faculties of a child. Ryan does get his wish as Othniel sends him back as Dr. Thomas, the heart surgeon on his father's case. Smith makes Ryan realize that it isn't only letting his father make his own ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | History

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 2001 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Tracy Ryan and Paul Popowich previously worked together in the 1995 series Nancy Drew / The Hardy Boys. Tracy played Nancy Drew and Paul played Joe Hardy. See more »

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