|A Family for Joe|
|Created by||Arnold Margolin|
|Written by||Philip Rosenthal |
Oliver Goldstick 
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||9|
|Executive producers||Sonny Grosso|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production companies||Grosso-Jacobson Productions|
NBC Productions Feature Films For Families
|Original release||March 24 –|
August 19, 1990
A Family for Joe is an American sitcom that starred Robert Mitchum in the title role. It started out as a television movie that aired NBC on February 25, 1990, before turning it into a series that lasted from March 24 until August 19, 1990. Nine episodes of the series were filmed.
A Family for Joe is about the Bankston children, 15-year-old Holly (Juliette Lewis), 16-year-old Nick (David Lascher), 9-year-old Chris (Ben Savage), and 7-year-old Mary (Jessica Player) who have been recently orphaned. Rather than have themselves split up into foster care, they find a homeless man, Joe (Robert Mitchum), to live with them and act as their grandfather.
- Robert Mitchum as Joe Whitaker
- Juliette Lewis as Holly Bankston
- David Lascher as Nick Bankston
- Barry Gordon as Roger Hightower
- Ben Savage as Chris Bankston
- Jessica Player as Mary Bankston
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|"A Family for Joe"||Jeff Melman||Arnold Margolin||February 25, 1990|
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"A Little Romance"||TBA||TBA||March 24, 1990|
|2||"The Medium"||TBA||TBA||March 31, 1990|
|3||"Nick's Heart"||TBA||TBA||April 7, 1990|
|4||"An Earful"||Alan Rafkin||Oliver Goldstick & Phil Rosenthal||April 14, 1990|
|5||"Life of the Party"||TBA||TBA||April 28, 1990|
|6||"Law and Order"||TBA||TBA||May 5, 1990|
|7||"Once a Bum"||TBA||TBA||August 5, 1990|
|8||"Night School"||TBA||TBA||August 12, 1990|
|9||"Having a Baby"||Alan Rafkin||Renee Phillips & Carrie Honigblum||August 19, 1990|
Ken Tucker of Entertainment Weekly rated the series a D, stating that "the kids are leering little creeps, the jokes are moronic, and Joe's homelessness is already absent from the show's current scripts".
- "'Raymond' creator pacts for $16 mil deal". Variety. July 30, 1997. Retrieved 2009-04-01.
- "Capsules". Entertainment Weekly. March 23, 1990. Retrieved 2009-04-01.
- Klein, Alvin (April 22, 1990). "Theater; A Scarsdale Student 'Ready For Prime Time'". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-04-01.
- Tucker, Ken (April 13, 1990). "TV reviews for the week of April 13". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2009-04-01.
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