Always one of TV’s funniest shows, “Family Ties” this week is also one of its most sensitive and thoughtful as self-centered Alex Keaton (Michael J. Fox) is traumatized by the death of his close friend, Greg (Michael McNamara), in a car crash.
What happened to Greg in family ties?
We learn that Greg was killed in a car crash while running an errand that Alex had declined to help him with.
What does the P in Alex P Keaton stand for?
Although rarely mentioned, Alex’s full middle name is “Peace” but would normally be referred to by its first initial. Michael J. Fox added the initial himself during an audition for the role, the creators liked it and so the name stuck.
What was Elyse Keaton’s profession?
Meredith Baxter-Birney as Elyse Donnelly Keaton: Steven’s wife and the mother of Alex, Mallory, Jennifer, and Andy. She is a successful architect and an ex-hippie liberal who lived in California in the ’60s.
Which episode of Family Ties was Tom Hanks in?
“Family Ties” Say Uncle (TV Episode 1984) – IMDb.
Why did Meredith Baxter leave Family Ties?
Keaton became a Junior Congressman from Ohio. When Meredith Baxter became pregnant, during the hiatus between the second and third seasons, her pregnancy was written into the show. However, she still was written out of several episodes after giving birth to twins in real life. Michael J.
Is Alex Keaton alive?
Fox) and his hippie parents, Steven (Michael Gross) and Elyse Keaton (Meredith Baxter).
|Alex P. Keaton|
|Last appearance||“Alex Doesn’t Live Here Anymore” (episode 7.24)|
|Created by||Gary David Goldberg|
|Portrayed by||Michael J. Fox|
What happened to Meredith Baxter Birney?
She married actor and screenwriter Michael Blodgett in 1995 and the pair divorced in 2000. Meredith revealed on Today in 2009 her “later-in-life discovery” that she was a lesbian and has been married to contractor Nancy Locke since 2013.
What does the J in Michael J Fox stand for?
Childhood. Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox in 1961 to parents William and Phyllis in Edmonton, the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta. (He later adopted the “J” in homage to legendary character actor Michael J. Pollard.)
Did the cast of family ties get along?
We have family members that are on different pages and we do get along.” Fortunately, the cast got along just as well offscreen. “I think I took some of how great we were together for granted,” said Gross.
What is Justine Bateman doing?
She’s also a filmmaker, and her latest project, Violet, is an official 2021 SXSW Film Festival selection starring Olivia Munn, Justin Theroux, and Luke Bracey.
Who is Meredith Baxter married to?
Family Ties (TV Series 1982–1989) – Tom Hanks as Ned Donnelly – IMDb.
Who was Uncle Ned on Family Ties?
Uncle Ned (played by Tom Hanks) shows up and Steven gets him an interview to work at WKS. It soon becomes clear, however, that he has a drinking problem (which strains his relationship with everyone and causes Ned to blow the interview).
What does Uncle Ned mean?
Noun. Uncle Ned (uncountable) (Cockney rhyming slang) bed. Get up them apples and pears and into Uncle Ned!