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Thirtysomething is an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick for MGM/UA Television Group and The Bedford Falls Company, and aired on ABC. It premiered in the U.S. on September 29, 1987. It lasted four seasons, with the last of its 85 episodes airing on May 28, 1991.

The title of the show was designed as thirtysomething by Kathie Broyles, who combined the words of the original title, Thirty Something.

In 1997, "The Go Between" and "Samurai Ad Man" were ranked #22 on TV Guide′s 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.

In 2002, Thirtysomething was ranked #19 on TV Guide′s 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and in 2013 TV Guide ranked it #10 in its list of The 60 Greatest Dramas of All Time.

  1. Edward Zwick

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  2. Marshall Herskovitz

    Creator

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ken Olin

    Ken Olin

    Michael Steadman

  2. Mel Harris

    Mel Harris

    Hope Steadman

  3. Timothy Busfield

    Timothy Busfield

    Elliot Weston

  4. Patricia Wettig

    Patricia Wettig

    Nancy Weston

  5. Peter Horton

    Peter Horton

    Gary Shepherd

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Last Season

Season 4

1990 | 23 Episodes

Season 4 of thirtysomething premiered on September 22, 1990.

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m

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