I Know Jennifer's Boyfriend is the third episode of the Season 1 in Family Ties and the third episode of the series overall. It originally aired on October 6, 1982.


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.



  • 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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