Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion (1987) (TV) TV

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(Hollywood) USA

Ratings / Votes
5.0/ 10 (73 Votes)

MPAA Ratings

Production Company
Echo Cove Productions
Lorimar Telepictures [us]

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors


Release Date
(USA) - 18 October 1987

Running Time

There's no problem too big for a family as big as theirs!


Technical Support
OFM:35 mm
PFM:35 mm
RAT:1.33 : 1

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Full Cast

  1. Aames, Willie as [Tommy Bradford] <2>
  2. Bezamat, Ashton as [Tom Bradford's Grandson]
  3. Britt, Rod as [Waiter]
  4. Clarke, Brian Patrick as [Merle 'The Pearl' Stockwell] <3>
  5. Goodeve, Grant as [David Bradford] <4>
  6. Karen, James as [Eliot Randolph]
  7. McDonald, Christopher (I) as [Jeb, Nancy's Husband]
  8. Nelson, Peter (I) as [Mark]
  9. Perpich, Jonathan as [Mary's husband]
  10. Rich, Adam (II) as [Nicholas Bradford] <9>
  11. Rossilli, Paul as [Jean-Pierre (Joanie's husband)]
  12. Van Patten, Dick as [Tom Bradford] <1>
  13. Darling, Jennifer as [Donna]
  14. Douglas, Sarah (I) as [Leona Stark]
  15. Frann, Mary as [Abby Bradford] <12>
  16. Gibson, Amy as
  17. Kay, Dianne as [Nancy Bradford] <5>
  18. Needham, Connie as [Elizabeth Bradford] <6>
  19. O Grady, Lani as [Mary Bradford] <7>
  20. Prather, Joan as [Janet] <8>
  21. Richardson, Susan (III) as [Susan Bradford] <10>
  22. Walters, Laurie as [Joanie Bradford] <11>


  1. Comedy

Full Plot

Years have passed, and all the Bradfords, with the exception of Nicholas, have moved out of their Sacramento home and started their own lives. They get together for their father's birthday celebration, and bind together to solve a crisis at his place of employment. Phil Fernando This made for television movie reunites the Bradford family from the hit series. In the movie, the patriarch, Tom Bradford is turning 50 and his wife Abby is planning a major celebration. Which includes bringing all of the children together. But a few things might put a damper on the celebration, one of them is Tom's uneasy relationship with Tommy, and the fact that Tom wants to sell their house. It seems that a publishing company wants to buy the newspaper that Tom has worked faithfully for, for years. Now this company specializes in tabloid journalism and plans to lay off most of the papers' loyal and hardworking staff. So Tom decides to buy the paper, and he needs every cent he can get his hands on. Plot not found

Music Composers

  1. Holdridge, Lee


  1. Gunter, Marvin L. (director of photography) (as Marvin Gunter)


National Broadcasting Company (NBC) [us] - (1987) (USA) (TV) (original airing)

Film Editors

  1. Cohen, Andrew (I) (as Andrew L. Cohen)


  1. Ballard, Jeff (I) (executive consultant)
  2. Ballard, Jeff (I) (production associate)
  3. Berman, Bruce Rand (production coordinator)

Other Titles

  1. Eine super Familie (1987) (TV) (ENG)
    (West Germany)

  2. Super Familie, Eine (1987) (TV) (GER)
    (West Germany)


- 'Mary Frann' (qv) was cast as Abby because 'Betty Buckley (I)' (qv) was in Europe working on the film _Frantic (1988)_ (qv).