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9/13/07

Original Theme Song || American Dreams


“This video was the introductory theme song of this series called “Our Generation” that written and performed by Emerson Hart of the TONIC Band”

American Dreams was American TV series drama and had filmed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and parts at Lehigh University. It initially aired on Sundays at 8:00pm, but moved to the same time on Wednesdays from March 9, 2005 to the third season finale (March 30, 2005). The show tells the story of the Pryor family of Philadelphia during the 1960s. Season one takes place in 1963-64, season two in 1964-65, and season three in 1965-66. The show was known as "Our Generation" when it debuted in Australia, however it was changed back to "American Dreams" when it returned for the second season.

The shows had an original theme song "Generation" it was written and performed by Emerson Hart, lead singer of the band Tonic. The song earned Hart an ASCAP award for Best Theme Song of Television in 2003.

Genre: Action Channel: NBC
Original Run: September 29, 2002 – March 30, 2005
No. of episodes: 61 (Seasons 1-3)
Created By: Jonathan Prince

Main Cast:
  • Helen Pryor – Gail O'Grady
  • John J. "Jack" Pryor – Tom Verica
  • John J. "JJ" Pryor Jr. – Will Estes
  • Margaret "Meg" Pryor – Brittany Snow
  • Patricia "Patty" Pryor – Sarah Ramos
  • William "Will" Pryor – Ethan Dampf
  • Henry Walker – Jonathan Adams
  • Sam Walker – Arlen Escarpeta
  • Elizabeth "Beth" (Mason) Pryor – Rachel Boston
  • Roxanne Bojarski – Vanessa Lengies

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