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Grounded for Life

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Grounded for Life is an American television sitcom created by Bill Martin and Mike Schiff and set in an Irish neighbourhood of Staten Island, New York which features the comedic interplay between a family in which the parents are young and torn between wanting to be responsible and to rediscover their wild youth.

The series aired in the USA on Fox (the first two seasons) and The WB (the last three seasons) from 10 January, 2001 to 28 January, 2005. There are 91 half-hour episodes in five seasons.

The series originally aired in South Africa on M-Net from 4 September, 2001 to 11 October, 2005, on Tuesdays at 18h30. It later aired on DStv's Comedy Central channel. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.

Season 5 originally aired on M-Net from 12 July to 11 October, 2005, on Tuesdays at 18h30. New episodes broadcast weekly.

Season 5 premiered on Comedy Central on Friday 4 May 2012, at 16h35. Thereafter new episodes broadcast at 16h10 in a double bill daily, on weekdays. There are 13 episodes in the fifth and final season.

Season 5

What started off as the story of Sean and Claudia Finnerty, young parents trying to cope with raising a family, has come a long way since Grounded for Life first aired. The family has grown up, and with growing up comes changes...

So where are they all now? Sean and his brother Eddie have quit their day jobs and opened a pub (Eddie thought is was so they could burn it down for the insurance, but turns out Sean actually wants to make it work).

Claudia has decided that she's put her life on hold for the family for long enough now. Lily is as boy-crazy as ever. Jimmy is entering his teens.

And Henry? Well, Henry is still getting away with just about everything...

Seasons

Season 1 (15 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 4 Sep 2001 | Finale: 11 Dec 2001 | Tuesdays, 18h30
Channel: Comedy Central | Premiere: 12 Mar 2012 | Finale: 21 Mar 2012 | Weekdays, 19h40

Season 2 (22 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 16 Jul 2002 | Finale: 18 Mar 2003 | Tuesdays, 18h30
Channel: Comedy Central | Premiere: 22 Mar 2012 | Finale: 5 Apr 2012 | Weekdays, 19h40

Season 3 (13 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 20 Jan 2004 | Finale: 25 May 2004 | Tuesdays, 18h30
Channel: Comedy Central | Premiere: 6 Apr 2012 | Finale: 16 Apr 2012 | Weekdays, 19h40

Season 4 (28 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 8 Feb 2005 | Finale: 5 Jul 2005 | Tuesdays, 18h30
Channel: Comedy Central | Premiere: 16 Apr 2012 | Finale: 4 May 2012 | Weekdays, 19h40

Season 5 (13 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 12 Jul 2005 | Finale: 11 Oct 2005 | Tuesdays, 18h30
Channel: Comedy Central | Premiere: 4 May 2012 | Finale: 14 May 2012 | Weekdays, 16h10


Season 5 Cast

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Brad O'Keefe

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Claudia Finnerty

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Eddie Finnerty

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Jimmy Finnerty

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Lily Finnerty

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Sean Finnerty

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Walt Finnerty

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Sister Helen

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Dan O'Keefe

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Dave

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Mr. David Kersey

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Taya

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Lana

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Angelica

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Dr. Kagan

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Greg

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Laura

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Mocha Joey

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Mrs. Cummings

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Owner

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Woman


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