Here are some things you might not have known about the award-winning—and much-beloved—s-set coming-of-age tale, which made its debut on January 31, The Wonder Years set itself apart from other shows of its time, production-wise, with its single camera setup, use of a narrator, and complete lack of laugh track. Casting kids is never an easy task. To help them in finding their lead actor, Marlens and Black interviewed five casting directors for recommendations. All five of them suggested Fred Savage, who at that point was best known for his role in The Princess Bride. In , at the age of 13, Savage became the youngest actor to be nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category. He was nominated again in When it came down to casting the role of dream girl Winnie Cooper, there were two final contenders: Danica McKellar and her sister, Crystal. For his part, Savage called it terrifying. Though they swear the relationship eventually morphed into a brother-sister sort of bond, both Savage and McKellar admitted to having mutual crushes in People.
The adorable chipmunk face that launched a thousand crushes, the boy Wonder himself is now fully grown and back on TV. He also lent his voice to several animated shows and went behind the camera to produce episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Party Down. Armed with a passion for fractions, McKellar has written four math-related books that are aimed at encouraging middle and high school students, especially girls, to embrace their love for mathematics.
It takes place from to and is narrated by Daniel Stern as an adult version of Kevin. The show earned a spot in the Nielsen Top 30 during its first four seasons. The show was also awarded a Peabody Award in for "pushing the boundaries of the sitcom format and using new modes of storytelling". The series depicts the social and family life of a boy in a typical American suburban middle-class family from to , covering the ages of 12 through The location where the Arnold family lives is never specified other than being suburb, but some episodes have license plates showing California and New York. Each year in the series takes place exactly 20 years before airing to Kevin also has an older brother, Wayne, and an older sister, Karen. Two of Kevin's friends and neighbors are prominently featured throughout the series: his best friend, Paul Pfeiffer, and his crush-turned-girlfriend Gwendolyn "Winnie" Cooper.
Kevin's grades in Mr Collin's Math class are not that good. After talking to Kevin, Mr Collins suggests that he could give him extra lessons to help him on the upcoming test. Kevin seems to be After catching Winnie kissing another guy and losing all his money and his car in a poker game, Kevin decides to head back home to his parents. After breaking up two months ago, Kevin sees Winnie for the first time. However, it becomes obvious to him that she has changed and is no longer the same girl that he knew growing up. When he sees See the gallery.