"American Dreams" (2002)

Genre : Drama, Music

Cast : (Series Cast Summary – 14 of 190) , Gail O'Grady as Helen Pryor (61 episodes, 2002-2005), Tom Verica as Jack Pryor (61 episodes, 2002-2005), Brittany Snow as Meg Pryor (61 episodes, 2002-2005), Will Estes as JJ Pryor (61 episodes, 2002-2005), Sarah Ramos as Patty Pryor (61 episodes, 2002-2005), Ethan Dampf as Will Pryor (61 episodes, 2002-2005), Vanessa Lengies as Roxanne Bojarski (61 episodes, 2002-2005), Jonathan Adams as Henry Walker (61 episodes, 2002-2005), Arlen Escarpeta as Sam Walker (61 episodes, 2002-2005), Rachel Boston as Beth Mason (50 episodes, 2002-2005), Paul D. Roberts as Dick Clark / as (44 episodes, 2002-2005), Keith Robinson as Nathan Walker / as (30 episodes, 2003-2005), Matthew John Armstrong as Pete Pryor (27 episodes, 2002-2005), Jamie Elman as Luke Foley (26 episodes, 2002-2005)

Plot : Set to the soundtrack of the ’60s, a Philadelphia variety moves toward the cultural upheaval inside the time ahead… See more »

Run Time : 60 min

Country : USA

Language : English

Filming Locations : Columbia/Sunset Gower Studios – 1438 N. Gower Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Company : Dick Clark Productions

Trivia : Current music artists surface inside not quite every moment because celebrated singers cherish the 1960s.

Goofs : Continuity: Often in the course of scenes inside the American Bandstand studio, whatsoever you envision personality filmed on the cameras realizes not incessantly bout whatsoever is stumbling on the the theater (obviously since the cameras are making it clips of the main American Bandstand whereas the the theater has actors striving the remake it).

Tag Lines : A time when the American Dream was alive. And one family was living that Dream.
One family's journey through the times that changed our nation.

Plot Summary : Set to the soundtrack of the ’60s, a Philadelphia order moves toward the cultural upheaval inside the existence ahead. The Pryors’ youngster baby girl Meg strives to shed her "good girl" depiction by suspended along furthermore her worldly comrade Roxanne in addition to pursuing a daydream of individual an "American Bandstand" dancer. Meg’s emerging personality, in addition to the enables her mother’s running through, don’t sit anyways along furthermore Meg’s father

From the kick of dancing to the current Ronettes song to the life-changing assassination of a precious President, American Dreams follows solitary family’s vacation ended the joys also headaches of America inside the ’60s also too soon ’70s. At the epicenter of these earth-shattering spans is Meg Pryor, a style-conscious 15-year-old whose vitality revolves as respects to the renowned dance show, American Bandstand. While Meg’s younger cousin also sis are troubled along furthermore painless pursuits, her more established brother, JJ, is wrestling to draw nigh his dreams as non receptive to his father’s. And unbeknownst to the kids, their parents are besieged to silhouette their own growing relationship because partners, parents also people. Meanwhile, the planet swirls as respects to one another – a vibrant blend of rock also roll, equivalent rights also soon, war. How will the shifting spans revise this American family?

In this comedy-family-drama concerning the timely 1960’s, the Pryor category deals also racism, feminism, adolescence, rock in addition to roll, in addition to all-purpose category issues. The daughter, Meg Pryor, dances on the approach of the episode American Bandstand bit picking up concerning tenderness attributable to her less mainstream boyfriend, Luke, in addition to concerning acceptance also her interracial friendship also her father’s employee’s child Sam. Patty Pryor, the teenager female child learns how to age inside a duration of dogmatic in addition to social turmoil at the bordering of her disabled younger cousin Will. The oldest child JJ learns concerning tenderness also his tumultuous relationship also his well-to-do spouse Beth. All this stretch a drive rages on inside Vietnam in addition to a set endeavors to stay collectively inside this notorious era.

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