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"Almost Grown" Makes Viewers Almost Groan

TV critic David Bianculli says that the new CBS drama, about a couple's marriage and divorce, reminds him of the Wonder Years, Moonlighting, and Thirtysomething. The flashbacks to past decades are novel, but replete with unrealistic dialogue and stilted references to pop culture of the time.

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Other segments from the episode on November 21, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 21, 1988: Interview with Sylvester Monroe; Review of Dreamland Syncopator's album "Territory Jazz"; Interview with Jane Ira Bloom; Review of the television show …

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