Homefront was a critically acclaimed American television drama series created and produced by Lynn Marie Latham and Bernard Lechowick in association with Warner Bros. Television for ABC. The show was set in the fictional city of River Run, Ohio in 1945, 1946, and 1947. The show's theme song, Accentuate the Positive, was written by Johnny Mercer and performed by Jack Sheldon. Forty-two episodes were broadcast in the United States over two seasons from 1991 to 1993. TV Guide, Abigail Van Buren, and fans showed determination in getting ABC to continue the show for a third season before it was cancelled. Characters * Sarah Brewer: College co-ed romantically torn between her soldier, Hank Metcalf, and his brother, Jeff, whom she dated during the war; Orphan; Resident of boarding house; Protestant; Studying to become a teacher. * Abe Davis: Father whose confidence in the American dream is tested by his son's experiences with racism; Great-grandson of a slave; Son of Rebecca Davis, who was disappointed when he married a dark-skinned woman; Husband of Gloria Davis; Father of Robert Davis; Talented photographer; Once played baseball in the Negro Leagues; Employed by Mike and Ruth Sloan as a chauffeur and man-about-the-house; Shares apartment with his wife; Dreams of owning a restaurant; Attends Bethany Baptist. * Gloria Davis: Housekeeper who aspires to own a restaurant; Wife of Abe Davis; Daughter-in-law of Rebecca Davis; Mother of Robert Davis; Employed by Mike and Ruth Sloan as a maid and cook; Only missed a single day of work when her son was born; Cared for Mike Sloan, Jr. throughout his childhood; Member of Bethany Baptist choir. * Cpl. Robert Davis: Decorated veteran who lands a job "on the line" at Sloan Industries but is isolated and belittled by racist co-workers; Son of Abe and Gloria Davis; Grandson of Rebecca Davis; Great-great-grandson of a slave; Served in Europe with the 761st Armored Battalion. * Caroline Hailey: British war bride determined not to have any children. * Sgt. Charlie Hailey: Veteran who puts his battlefield skills to use for the local union. * Al Kahn: No-nonsense union organizer who begins romancing Anne Metcalf; Divorced, Jewish, possible former Communist sympathies, originally is interested in Anne's daughter. * Anne Metcalf: Widowed mother, displaced from work on the line at local steel manufacturer in September 1945; world is turned on end when she falls in love again. * Lt. Hank Metcalf: Soldier who returns to River Run to find that everything has changed; Son of Stephen and Anne Metcalf; Older brother of Linda and Jeff Metcalf.
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