Family Ties Vacation

In September of 1985 an amazing television event (for Family Ties fans) occurred, the Family Ties Vacation. In this TV movie Alex won a scholarship to Oxford University. So the entire Keaton family (minus Andrew), decide to tag along and turn it into a family vacation. Naturally things get a little wacky for the Keatons and they get wrapped up in international intrigue. This is the eighties, at the height of the cold war, so you better believe that the USSR and the KGB get involved.

I had not seen this classic in year. This weekend, friend of the site, Mark Wilson posted about it on twitter and I could not help but hop on YouTube and watch it. If you love 80’s sitcoms and television events, do yourself a favor and watch this classic tonight.


Garry Vander Voort

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