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KIDS ARE ALRIGHT, THE
Air Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Time Slot: 8:31 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#108) "Little Cyst"
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A FALSE ALARM CAUSES THE CLEARY KIDS TO LEAD AN INVESTIGATION INTO THEIR PARENTS' RECENT UNUSUAL BEHAVIOR ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC'S 'THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT,' TUESDAY, DEC. 4

Markie Post Guest Stars as Helen

"Little Cyst" - Mike and Peggy think they might be expecting again, but later Peggy is diagnosed with having a cyst instead. The experience launches them into a debate about whether or not they should have another child. Meanwhile, the kids spy on Mike and Peggy to try to figure out what all their unusual behavior is about. When Pat overhears that they are going to have a little sister, the Cleary kids decide to dig deeper and continue their investigation, which only leads them on a downward spiral on "The Kids Are Alright," TUESDAY, DEC. 4 (8:31-9:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

"The Kids Are Alright" stars Michael Cudlitz as Mike Cleary, Mary McCormack as Peggy Cleary, Sam Straley as Lawrence Cleary, Caleb Foote as Eddie Cleary, Sawyer Barth as Frank Cleary, Christopher Paul Richards as Joey Cleary, Jack Gore as Timmy Cleary, Andy Walken as William Cleary and Santino Barnard as Pat Cleary.

Markie Post guest stars as Helen.

"Little Cyst" was written by Joey Gutierrez and directed by Randall Einhorn.

The series is inspired by the childhood of creator/executive producer Tim Doyle, who also narrates in voiceover as older Timmy. Randall Einhorn directed and was an executive producer on the pilot. The series is from ABC Studios.

"The Kids Are Alright" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this program at a later date.

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KIDS ARE ALRIGHT, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/16/18 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2019)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (23 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
full season of 22 episodes ordered on 11/7/18; one additional episode ordered on 12/14/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2018) Set in the 1970s, this ensemble comedy follows a traditional Irish-Catholic family, the Clearys, as they navigate big and small changes during one of America's most turbulent decades. In a working-class neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Mike and Peggy raise eight boisterous boys who live out their days with little supervision. The household is turned upside down when oldest son Lawrence returns home and announces he's quitting the seminary to go off and "save the world." Times are changing and this family will never be the same. There are 10 people, three bedrooms, one bathroom and everyone in it for themselves.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andy Walken as William
· Caleb Martin Foote as Eddie
· Christopher Paul Richards as Joey
· Jack Gore as Timmy
· Mary McCormack as Peggy Cleary
· Michael Cudlitz as Mike Cleary
· Sam Straley as Lawrence
· Santino Barnard as Pat
· Sawyer Barth as Frank
CREW INFORMATION:
· Randall Einhorn as DIR (Pilot)
· Tim Doyle as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios