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Kate & Allie

Season 1 1984

  • 1984-03-20T02:00:00Z on CBS
  • 30 mins
  • 3 hours, 0 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy, Drama, Family

Kate and Allie, which ran on CBS from 19 March 1984 to 22 May 1989, was the brainchild of Sherry Coben who came up with the idea for the series while attending a high school reunion. There she noticed that a couple of divorcees who seemed unhappy and dissatisfied found comfort in sharing with each other. Coben worked with this germinal notion and successfully pitched the resulting script, originally entitled, "Two Mommies," to Michael Ogiens, then head of New York program development at CBS. Ogiens liked the script because it contained fresh material that dealt with a real issue of the day--single parenthood. Kate and Allie was an instant success, ranking fourth the week it debuted, garnering consistently high ratings thereafter, and earning Jane Curtin two consecutive Emmys and Bill Persky, one. The characters and the issues they dealt with obviously appealed to the program's audience. Saint James' character, Kate, is a woman recently divorced from her unstable and somewha

6 episodes

1x02 The Very Loud Family

  • 1984-03-27T02:00:00Z — 30 mins

When the kids are assigned a class project to show ""change"", Emma makes a video on her family.

1x03 Odd Boy Out

  • 1984-04-17T02:00:00Z — 30 mins

Allie discovers that Chips friends think hes a sissy because of his background.

1x04 The Family Business

  • 1984-04-24T02:00:00Z — 30 mins

When Kate gets a promotion at the travel agency, Allie starts to feel she may have missed out on life.

1x05 Dear Diary

  • 1984-05-01T01:00:00Z — 30 mins

Kate's curiosity gets the best of her when she finds a diary which belongs to Allie.

1x06 A Weekend to Remember

  • 1984-05-08T01:00:00Z — 30 mins

Allie finds herself alone when Kate goes on a ski trip with her ex-husband and the kids are off doing their own thing.