Family Ties

Family Ties - NBC

NBC

Series

1982

TVPG

Sitcom

The ideals of parents and teens clash due to their generation gap.

Where to Stream

1982–1989 Series 7 Seasons191 Episodes

Upcoming TV Airings

The airings below are based on a generic national schedule. Times and dates can vary by TV provider.

Wednesday, May 22

Matchmaker

Season 5 • Episode 25

Alex attempts to find Mallory another boyfriend after she breaks up with Rick.

Wednesday, May 22

It's My Party

Season 5 • Episode 26

Jennifer decides to hang out with the "cool" kids at school.

Thursday, May 23

It's My Party

Season 5 • Episode 27

Jennifer starts acting different to impress her "cool friends" which starts a rift at home.

Thursday, May 23

Mr. Wrong

Season 4 • Episode 7

The Keatons are stunned when they finally meet Mallory's boyfriend, Nick.

Friday, May 24

Designated Hitter

Season 4 • Episode 8

Jennifer angers a friend by defending him; Alex discovers that Mallory's IQ is higher than his.

Friday, May 24

Don't Go Changin'

Season 4 • Episode 9

Alex goes overboard to prove that he and Ellen share the same interests.

Sunday, May 26

Mr. Keaton Takes a Vacation

Season 7 • Episode 21

Nick's temporary residence in the Keaton home ruins Steven's vacation.

Sunday, May 26

Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Season 7 • Episode 22

Alex prepares to leave for a prime job with a New York stock brokerage firm.

Sunday, May 26

Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Season 7 • Episode 22

Elyse feels a sense of loss as Alex prepares to move to New York.

Sunday, May 26

The Spirit of Columbus

Season 6 • Episode 18

Alex tries to use Nick's artistic abilities in a profitable venture.

Monday, May 27

The Old College Try

Season 4 • Episode 10

Steven and Elyse are certain that Nick has convinced Mallory not to attend college.

Monday, May 27

My Tutor

Season 4 • Episode 11

Alex discovers that his teenage math tutor has set his sights on Jennifer.

Tuesday, May 28

Mr. Right

Season 4 • Episode 12

Nick's image-transformation impresses everyone except Mallory.

Tuesday, May 28

Just One Look

Season 4 • Episode 13

Steven discovers that his college buddy once had a fling with Elyse.

Wednesday, May 29

How Do You Sleep?

Season 4 • Episode 14

Alex tries to hide his problem with insomnia, from the stress of his personal life.

Wednesday, May 29

You've Got a Friend

Season 4 • Episode 15

Guilt-ridden after turning in a young shoplifter to the police, Mallory tries to become her friend.

Thursday, May 30

Nothing But a Man

Season 4 • Episode 16

Steven's new job at the TV station leaves him with very little time to spend with his family.

Thursday, May 30

The Disciple

Season 4 • Episode 17

Coached by Alex, Jennifer presents a class speech, but she doesn't know what she is talking about.

Friday, May 31

Where's Poppa?

Season 4 • Episode 18

Alex surprises Ellen by inviting her father to Parents Day Weekend at Leland College.

Friday, May 31

Fool for Love

Season 4 • Episode 19

Skippy challenges Nick at the Homecoming dance in his obsession with Mallory.

Sunday, June 2

Pilot

Season 1 • Episode 1

Elyse and Steven are shocked when Alex attends a dance at a restricted country club.

Sunday, June 2

Not With My Sister You Don't

Season 1 • Episode 2

Alex plays overprotective brother when Mallory goes out with the school's sports hero.

Sunday, June 2

I Know Jennifer's Boyfriend

Season 1 • Episode 3

Peer pressure causes Jennifer to give up a male pal, but her mom helps them reunite.

Sunday, June 2

Summer of '82

Season 1 • Episode 4

A college coed seduces teenage Alex when he meets her delivering groceries.

Monday, June 3

Checkmate

Season 4 • Episode 20

Alex faces off against a Russian opponent in a college chess tournament.

Monday, June 3

Engine Trouble

Season 4 • Episode 21

Alex joins the auto shop class to challenge Elyse, who joins to prove a point about women.

Tuesday, June 4

A Word to the Wise

Season 4 • Episode 22

In a series of flashbacks, the Keatons relate some of Alex's wackier escapades to Ellen.

Tuesday, June 4

A Word to the Wise

Season 4 • Episode 22

In a series of flashbacks, the Keatons relate some of Alex's wackier escapades to Ellen.

Wednesday, June 5

Art Lover

Season 4 • Episode 23

A lovely art patron takes an interest in Nick while looking at his artwork.

Wednesday, June 5

Teacher's Pet

Season 4 • Episode 24

Alex must grade Ellen's paper when he is assigned to be the teacher's assistant.

Thursday, June 6

My Buddy

Season 4 • Episode 25

Steven feels rejected by Jennifer and decides to attend one of her girls club meetings.

Thursday, June 6

Once in Love With Elyse

Season 4 • Episode 26

A young architect confronts Steven over the fact that he has a serious crush on Elyse.

Friday, June 7

Paper Chase

Season 4 • Episode 27

Mallory's graduation is dependent upon her performance on a history exam.

Friday, June 7

Be True to Your Preschool

Season 5 • Episode 1

Alex visits Andrew's preschool and withdraws him from school.

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