The Family (1971 TV series)

The Family is a Canadian dramatic television miniseries which aired on CBC Television in 1971.

The Family
Genredrama
Created byEd McGibbon
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes4
Production
ProducerJack Nixon-Brown
Running time60 minutes
Release
Original networkCBC Television
Original release17 February (1971-02-17) –
24 March 1971 (1971-03-24)

PremiseEdit

This series of four dramas concerned modern families.[1]

SchedulingEdit

This hour-long series was broadcast at 9:00 p.m. from 17 February to 24 March 1971.

  • 17 February 1971: "The Stranger Was Me" (by Dennis Donovan) featured the life of a boy who lives in a country foster home[2]
  • 24 February 1971: "You And Me" (by Douglas Bowie) concerned a couple whose lives are pulled in separate directions, a situation which prevents them from having a normal family life
  • 10 March 1971: "Forever Amok" (by Len Peterson) was a comedy about a man whose children were born by numerous women
  • 17 March 1971: "Straight And Narrow" (by George Robertson) deals with a father whose traditional values are challenged by his family

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Corcelli, John (August 2005). "The Family". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
  2. ^ "TV Today". Montreal Gazette. Montreal. 17 February 1971. p. 45. Retrieved 17 April 2012.

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