That is their technology! American Goals, the fan-favorite drama starring Brittany Snow in her breakout position — alongside Vanessa Lengies, Will Estes, Sarah Ramos and extra — might have been canceled in 2005, however its legacy lives on.
The NBC sequence, which ran for 3 seasons and aired greater than 60 episodes, was set in Sixties Philadelphia and centered across the conventional Pryor household because the cultural panorama rapidly shifted round them. Rock n’ roll and pop music dominated the scene amid a backdrop of ever-increasing racial tensions and the Vietnam conflict, all of which deeply impacted the household of six: dad Jack (Tom Verica), mother Helen (Gail O’Grady), sons J.J. (Estes) and Will (Ethan Dampf) and daughters Meg (Snow) and Patty (Ramos).
As Snow’s most important character and her greatest pal, Roxanne (Lengies), danced on the dwell music present American Bandstand, they concurrently handled romance woes, Meg’s rising involvement in social justice causes and her brother J.J.’s draft to Vietnam — a conflict she vehemently opposed.
In 2013, greater than 10 years after the premiere of American Goals, the forged reunited at ATX Tv at a panel that delved into their recollections of filming — and the place their characters can be right now. An alternate ending to the sequence was even screened for the attendees, one which noticed (spoiler!) Meg and her household reunite three years after she left Philly for California within the sequence finale.
Going down in the summertime of 1969, the alternate conclusion reveals that Meg continues to be near Sam (Arlen Escarpeta) and the 2 are on their solution to Woodstock collectively. Roxanne and her boyfriend, Luke (Jamie Elman), are nonetheless going robust and dwelling in New York. Patty headed off to varsity on the prestigious Radcliffe, and Meg sees her nephew — J.J.’s son along with his spouse, Beth (Rachel Boston) — who acknowledges her from images. After years of estrangement from her dad and mom, they reconcile with their daughter because the episode attracts to a detailed.
Snow, Lengies and Ramos have stored in contact by way of the years, sometimes sharing reunion images and humorous skits by way of Instagram. In September 2021, Ramos and Snow reenacted a scene from Candy Dwelling Alabama, through which the John Tucker Should Die star portrayed Reese Witherspoon‘s character, Melanie, and the Parenthood alum starred as Melanie Lynskey‘s character, Lurlyn.
Preserve scrolling to see the place the forged of American Goals is right now: