WriterDavid Kendall, Michael Sullivan Release dateNovember 5, 2000 NetworkAmerican Broadcasting Company CastAlan Thicke (Jason Seaver), Joanna Kerns (Maggie Seaver), Kirk Cameron (Mike Seaver), Tracey Gold (Carol Seaver), Ashley Johnson (Chrissy Seaver), Chelsea Noble (Kate MacDonald-Seaver) Similar moviesThe Growing Pains Movie and Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers are part of the same movie series
The Growing Pains Movie is a 2000 American made-for-television film that premiered on ABC November 5, 2000, as a two-hour episode of ABC's The Wonderful World of Disney anthology series. It is the first of two reunion films based on the 1985–1992 sitcom Growing Pains.
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Eight years later, Mike is married with 4 kids and now a successful ad executive who is a vice president; Carol is a very successful Wall Street lawyer; Ben cleans pools; and Chrissy is a 17-year-old high school student with a smoking habit and who is still a good student. Chrissy goes to work with Maggie, but soon Maggie is fired. She decides to enter the election campaign herself and run against her old boss. During the campaign, Carol meets the other campaign manager, Scott Coffer, and falls in love with him and his 10-year-old son Jack. But soon Carol realizes dating him could put her mom's campaign in jeopardy, so she breaks up with him. Knowing his father had real feelings for Carol, Jack takes matters into his own hands and asks her brother Mike to come up with a scheme to get Carol and his dad back together again. Mike agrees because he saw how happy his sister was with Scott. At the end of the movie, Maggie wins the election, and Carol and Scott get married.