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Brand New Life (1989-90)
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BRAND NEW LIFE working title : Blended Family
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Walt Disney Production
for
The NBC Television Network
Executive Producer Chris Carter
Produced By George W Perkins
Supervising Producer Eric Laneuville

US Comedy Drama series 1989-90 7 episodes x 60 min color
starring
Barbara Eden as Barbara McCray Gibbons
Don Murray as Roger Gibbons
with
Shawnee Smith as Amanda Gibbons
Byron Thames as Laird Gibbons
Allison Sweeney as Christy McCray
David Tom as Bart McCray Gibbons
Jennie Garth  as Ericka McCray
Brandi Burkett as ?
Keely Christian as ?
Holly Fields as Tammy
Sonia Satra as ?

Premise
Two families collide! Two people get married and the two respected siblings
have to adjust to new family members. You have the heartthrob and the geek,
you have the bombshell and the average girl. The Mom (Barabra Eden) and Dad
(Don Murray) try to make it work.
The pilot was shown as a "Movie of The Week". Episodes 3, 4, and 5
aired as a segment of "The Magical World of Disney" and last two
aired under the title of "Brand New Life".

"Brand New Life" theme song
music by Steve Tyrell, sung By Jill Colucci

Costume Supervisor Wingate Jones
Sets By Fred Winston
Property Master Frank C Irving
Location Manager Bob Maharis
Arriflex Cameras By Clairmont Camera, inc
Color and Titles By CFI
Opticals By Pacific Title

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[01-02] THE HONEYMOONERS (2 hr. pilot)
aired as a "Movie of the Week"
18Sep89 Monday
written By Chris Carter
directed by Eric Laneuville
guest stars
Lee Garlington ....... Linda, waitress friend Of Barbara
Eric Foster .......... Barlow Gibbons"
(one of Roger Gibbon's son's from previous Marriage)
The story of Barbara McCary, mother of 3 children from a previous
marriage who is a waitress manager of the "Order Of The Court"
restaurant who is studying to become a court reporter and becomes
She quits the restaurant to pursue her new career and meets and
marries a wealthy Lawyer named Roger Gibbons who has 3 children
from a previous marriage. They and their 6 children  become a
family and begin a "Brand New Life" and all go on the camping trip
Honeymoon with them

[03] ABOVE AND BEYOND THERAPY
a segment of "The Magical World of Disney"
prod. no. 6403
1Oct89 Sunday
directed by Eric Laneuville
The Gibbons Family Life at home is filmed for a TV Show
 
[04]  I FOUGHT THE LAW
a segment of "The Magical World of Disney"
prod. no. 6404
15Oct89 Sun
directed by Steven Robman
Roger buys a new car for Barbara. Laird gets a speeding ticket even
though he wasn't speeding and Barbara McCray Gibbons decides to go
to Law School when she defends Laird in court and helps him win the
case proving Laird was not speeding.
Guest Star:
Julie Moran who now is the hostess reporter for the syndicated
"Entertainment Tonight" is in this episode of "Brand New Life"
playing a reporter who interviews Barbara and Roger Gibbons coming
out of court.

[05]  PRIVATE SCHOOL
a segment of "The Magical World of Disney"
prod. no. 6405
22Oct89 Sun
directed by Eric Laneuville
When Christy has trouble in Public School Roger puts her in a
Private School Barbara goes to  Law School and enrolls

[06] Brand New Life: CHILDREN OF A LEGAL MOM
prod. no. 6406
7Jan90 Sun
directed by Steven Robman
Amanda's Deaf friend comes to visit and helps the Gibbons Family.

[07] Brand New Life: EVEN HOUSEKEEPERS SING THE BLUES (final episode)
15Apr90 Sun
written by Chris Carter
directed by Don Weis
guest star
Heleana Carroll ........ Mrs Jensen, the Gibbon's Housekeeper
The Gibbons Family Housekeeper Mrs Jensen comes to visit.

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