Grounded for Life

Sean Finnerty and his lovely wife, Claudia, became parents right out of high school. Now 32, they struggle to keep their lives (and three children) under control. Claudia is a hostess at a swank restaurant, and Sean works in the subway tunnels. Working 9 to 5 and having three kids to maintain isn't an easy task, but they're doing the best that they can. Oldest daughter Lily, 14, is more than a handful. At that age where she thinks the world revolves around her, Lily devours the majority of the Finnerty's free time. Her little brother, Jimmy, is bookish to say the least, and stays out of trouble -- for the most part. And then there's the baby of the family, Henry, who's just a little off. Hyperactive and mischievous, Henry is usually secondary when it comes to problematic children. Helping Sean and Claudia deal with the brood is Sean's father, Walt, a crotchety man whose idea of a learning experience is teaching the boys how to dig a hole. If he hadn't been a father, he wo

TV series created in 2001 and concluded in 2005 by Mike Schiff, Bill Martin.
The show consists of 5 seasons and 96 episodes.


S03E06 : Henry's Been Working for the Drug Squad 8.79/10 (69 voting)


S04E04 : I Right the Wrongs 8.3/10 (70 voting)


S05E13 : Hello, Goodbye 8.19/10 (60 voting)




Donal Logue Donal Logue
Sean Finnerty
Megyn Price Megyn Price
Claudia Finnerty
Kevin Corrigan Kevin Corrigan
Eddie Finnerty
Lynsey Bartilson Lynsey Bartilson
Lily Finnerty
Griffin Frazen
Jimmy Finnerty
Jake Burbage
Henry Finnerty
Bret Harrison Bret Harrison
Brad O'Keefe
Richard Riehle Richard Riehle
Walt Finnerty
Marcy CarseyExecutive Producer
David M. IsraelProducer
Jim O'DohertyProducer
Caryn MandabachProducer
Mike SchiffProducer
Tom WernerProducer

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    Grounded for Life

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    5 Seasons • 96 Episodes

  • Rating

    6.79/10 (18 574 voting)

  • Popularity : 100%

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    22 : • 30 :

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