CBC Television Network

Family, The

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1971

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Wednesday nights from February 17 to March 24, 1971.

This hour long drama series was a look at contemporary family life in Canada. It was created by Ed McGibbon, produced by Jack Nixon-Browne, and featured some of the top Canadian writers of the day.

1] The Stranger Was Me, written by Dennis Donovan, told the story of a boy’s experiences in a foster home.
2] You and Me, written by Douglas Bowie, was the tale of a diverse young couple who struggled to form a traditional family.
3] Forever Amok, written by Len Peterson, was the story of one man with many women and the consequences of such a lifestyle.
4] Straight and Narrow, written by George Robertson ,concerned the generation gap in a middle class family.

Written by John Corcelli – August, 2005