The Hogan Family (The Valerie Harper sitcom)- why no syndication or DVD release?

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  1. Vahan

    Vahan Well-Known Member

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    Actually, a Centric poll recently conduced showed that a majority want it back.

    Not making any commentary on the Bill Cosby case; I'm just stating the facts.
     
  2. davidshirt

    davidshirt Forum Resident

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    The first few seasons of The Cosby Show were really good.
     
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  3. PaulKTF

    PaulKTF Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    Yeah, I like most of the series- it isn't until the last... maybe two or three seasons that it got kind of bad.
     
  4. Benno123

    Benno123 Forum Resident

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    And then I don't know if it was bad or just the introduction of so many other characters to make up for the growing up of the original kids. I get kids grow and family grows, but Olivia was just one kid that did not work for me. And the twin grandbabies? Oooff ... I did not like them added.
     
  5. Texastoyz

    Texastoyz Forum Resident

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    Well...they brought back 7th Heaven with Stephen Collins after a very short time of it being banned for a month or two from syndication.
     
  6. PaulKTF

    PaulKTF Forum Resident Thread Starter

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  7. Otlset

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    And now a short timeout to admire the principle thread subject -- in her prime one of the most beautiful women I ever laid eyes on...

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  8. Holy Diver

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    I remember when Edie McClurg (Mrs. Poole) was on the Pyramid game show, and the question was name something that you cancel, and she said The Hogan Family. The whole show cracked up. I will never forget that.
     
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  9. Commander Lucius Emery

    Commander Lucius Emery Forum Resident

    And to think on "Mary Tyler Moore" she was portrayed as the fat, frumpy one.
     
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  10. eric777

    eric777 Forum Resident

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    I forgot this show existed. I remember watching it as a kid but do not recall one episode.
     
  11. HGN2001

    HGN2001 Mystery Picture Member

    The kids get into trouble and hilarity ensues.
     
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  12. Alec Sabin

    Alec Sabin New Member

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    I'm pleased to let you all know that Valerie's Family aka The Hogan Family can be watched on daily motion where they have every episode.

    Valerie (The Hogan Family)
     
  13. albert_m

    albert_m Well-Known Member

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    I watched this show a good bit as a kid, but haven't seen it since. I don't really recall it being in syndication.
     
  14. PaulKTF

    PaulKTF Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    Yeah, any time it's been in local or national syndication it hasn't done very well and gets pulled pretty quickly in favor of something else. We'll see if it lasts on Antenna TV when it launches there later this year.
     
  15. AKA

    AKA I got a custom title

    It wasn't in local syndication in my market, but KSTW in Tacoma (which we received via cable in those days) carried it. It was later shown briefly on whatever Pax was calling itself at the time, and later still on ABC Family to capitalize on Jason Bateman's resurgence in popularity.
     
  16. Daily Nightly

    Daily Nightly Forum Resident

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    Wasn't ALF its lead-in?
     
  17. PaulKTF

    PaulKTF Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    Yes. :)

     
  18. AKA

    AKA I got a custom title

    Then it moved to CBS for one final season after ALF was canceled.

     

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