Party of Five

Party of Five is an American youth series. The Fox broadcast from September 1994 to May 2000 a total of 142 episodes of the series. The German Air Date took place at RTL and one ORF on March 2, 1996.


The series is about the five siblings Salinger, which are provided by a car accident after the death of their parents on their own. Under these circumstances, they are forced to take responsibility for each other and adapt their lives to the reality. This is very different life plans develop.


The concept for the episode came from the screenwriters Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman. The Columbia Pictures Television with her producer team around Chris Keyser, Amy Lippman, Ken Topolsky, Mark B. Perry, Mitchell Burgess, Robin Green and Ken Topolsky produced the pilot episode, as well as many other episodes of the series in San Francisco ( California), where the pilot episode was also filmed. Directed by Richard Pierce.


Instrumentation and synchronization

Main cast

Scott Wolf played Bailey Salinger

Neve Campbell played Julia Salinger

Lacey Chabert played Claudia Salinger

Supporting cast


Jennifer Love Hewitt got in 1999 by the producers of the series, a spin-off in which she takes as Sarah Reeves from San Francisco to New York City, in search of her father and to grow up. The series originally titled Time of Your Life brought it to 19 episodes. In addition to Hewitt Jennifer Garner played with as Romy Sullivan. In Germany, the series ran under the name of New York Life - Finally in life! on ProSieben.


The pilot episode to fifth in life was erstausgestrahlt on 12 September 1994 on Fox. The subsequent first season ended on 15 March 1995. The broadcast of the second season began on 27 September 1995 and ended on 27 March 1996. Fox began to broadcast the third season on August 21, 1996 and concluded on 2 April 1997. From 27 September 1997 to 13 May 1998 was sent the fourth season. The 25 episodes of the fifth season ran from September 16, 1998 up to 19 for May 1999. The sixth and final season Fox sent from the 5th October 1999, she finished with a two-hour series finale on May 3, 2000.

Additional information

While Neve Campbell, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Lacey Chabert the jump succeeded to the movies, made ​​Matthew Fox (Lost), Scott Wolf ( Everwood ) and Scott Grimes ( Band of Brothers, ER - Emergency Room ) their greatest successes in other television series.