Family Ties

Trivia: Michael J. Fox wasn't the original choice to play Alex. Fox was cast after Matthew Broderick backed out, not wanting to commit to a TV series.

Trivia: Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter, who play the Keaton parents, share the exact same birthday.

Cubs Fan

Trivia: Michael Gross, who played the father in the show, painted the portrait of the family shown in the opening credits.

Jeff Swanson