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Growing Pains
Growing Pains screenshot1
Title card from seasons 2–3
Genre Sitcom
Created by Neal Marlens
Directed by John Tracy (seasons 1-6)
Starring
Theme music composer

John Bettis

Steve Dorff
Opening theme "As Long As We Got Each Other"
performed by B. J. Thomas & Jennifer Warnes
Ending theme "As Long As We Got Each Other"
Composer(s) Steve Dorff
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 7
No. of episodes 166 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Neal Marlens (1985–86)
  • Mike Sullivan
  • Steve Marshall
  • Dan Guntzelman (1985–91)
  • Dan Wilcox (1991–92)
Producer(s) David Lerner (season 1)
Arnold Margolin
Bruce Ferber
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 22–30 minutes
Production company(s) Guntzelman/Sullivan/Marshall Productions (seasons 5–6)
Warner Bros. Television
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original run September 24, 1985 (1985-09-24) – April 25, 1992 (1992-04-25)
Chronology
Followed by The Growing Pains Movie
Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers
Related shows Just the Ten of Us

Growing Pains is an American situation comedy that aired beginning in 1985 and ended in 1992. The show focused on an upper middle class family who had three children together. Joanna Kerns played Maggie Seaver and Tracey Gold played Carol Seaver.


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