Julia Salinger

 Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Continued from here. I started my list of my 10 Favorite Characters from Television last week and here is Number 2.

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Julia Salinger, as the headstrong older sister, in the award-winning drama series "Party of Five" (Fox, 1994-2000). Over the course of the series' run, her character experienced numerous trials and tribulations from an unwanted pregnancy to a busted marriage, all while coping with her family and their problems (which included alcoholism and cancer, among others). -Jacked from here.

"The show centered on the five siblings of the Salinger family, who become orphans after their parents are hit and killed by a drunk driver. Charlie (Matthew Fox), is the eldest, a 24-year old who struggles with the responsibility of being the new head of the family; 16-year-old Bailey (Scott Wolf) is the rebellious teen turned substance abuser; 15-year old Julia (Neve Campbell), is a sensitive teen facing issues of her own; 11-year old Claudia (Lacey Chabert) is the precocious child prodigy, and Owen is the baby.
The siblings take over the running of their family's restaurant, with Charlie initially serving as manager and later with Bailey taking over. The struggles faced by the Salingers over the years included cancer, alcoholism, domestic violence, and the long term effects of parental loss.
As the series progressed, romantic relationships became plot points and new cast members joined the show, including Hewitt as Bailey's girlfriend Sarah, Jeremy London as Julia's husband Griffin and Paula Devicq as Owen's nanny who developed an on-again-off-again relationship with Charlie."-Jacked from here.

Party of Five was/is without a doubt one of my most favorite television shows of all time. Hubby thinks that it is possibly one of the most dramatic whinnest and saddest most pathetic shows ever. But maybe that's why I enjoyed it? Hmmm.

Next week another.

Thanks for caring,


Molly August 12, 2009 at 1:30 AM  

I have to say I have never seen this show. I was only 10 in 94, so I have a totally legit excuse. :)

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