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JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS S6, E22: “Read It and Weep, Part 2” The Emmy record breaker played a lawyer hired by the Keatons to fight Jennifer’s school suspension.
Throughout Family Ties ’ seven seasons, audiences fell in love with the Keaton family: liberal parents Elyse and Steven, young Republican Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and youngest son Andy. But did you know the beloved sitcom also launched the careers of then- unknowns like Corey Feldman, Hank Azaria, and Martha Plimpton? Here are a few more big-name cameos. Family Guests
JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT S6, E26: “Sign of the Times” The 3rd Rock alien was one of Andy’s classmates.
TOM HANKS S2, E14: “Say Uncle” The future two- time Oscar winner showed glimpses of his range, ping- ponging from humor to rage to despair— while chugging vanilla extract!—as alcoholic Uncle Ned.
COURTENEY COX S6, E1 & 2: “The Last of the Red Hot Psychologists” One of TV’s most famous Friends was also one of Alex’s girlfriends, psych student Lauren.
SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER • 2022
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