Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a book with the same name.

  1. Lee Mendelson


Series Cast

  1. Dick Van Patten

    Dick Van Patten

    112 Episodes

  2. Adam Rich

    Adam Rich

    112 Episodes

  3. Dianne Kay

    112 Episodes

  4. Grant Goodeve

    Grant Goodeve

    112 Episodes

  5. Willie Aames

    Willie Aames

    Tommy Bradford

    112 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 5

1980 | 22 Episodes

Season 5 of Eight Is Enough premiered on October 29, 1980.

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Eight Is Enough
Eight Is Enough



Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m, 50m



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