I Know Jennifer's Boyfriend
Season 1, Episode 3
Air date October 6, 1982
Production code 003
Written by Gary David Goldberg
Directed by Michael Zinberg
Episode Guide
Not With My Sister You Don't
Summer of '82

I Know Jennifer's Boyfriend is the third episode of the first season in Family Ties and the third episode of the series overall. It originally aired on October 6, 1982.

Plot[edit | edit source]

Jennifer receives peer pressure because of her friendship with a boy, Justin Perkins (played by Jeremy Schoenberg).  She faces the loss of friends if she keeps Justin as a friend.  Meanwhile, the family plans Jennifer's birthday party, where questions of boy-girl friendships is out in the open.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • At Jennifer's '50s themed birthday party, Alex resembles Marty McFly during his trip to the 1950s in Back to the Future. Marty and Alex were both portrayed by Michael J. Fox.

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