Tag Archives: Widowed

Kenan (NBC) Rated TV-PG

A recently widowed father tries to raise his kids while living with his father-in-law. Starring Kenan Thompson, Chris Redd, and Kimrie Lewis. This show’s storyline is nothing new. How many comics have lost their wives and live with their in-laws? … Continue reading

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A Christmas Melody (2015) Rated TV-G

A widowed mother returns home after the loss of her job, where upon she meets her childhood rival and their families try to show them the Christmas spirit. Starring Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott, and Kathy Najimy. This film doesn’t have … Continue reading

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The Christmas Gift (1986) Rated NR

A widowed New York City architect and his daughter go on vacation in a small town where everyone still believes in Santa Claus. Starring John Denver, Jane Kaczmarek, and Edward Winter. This is a Christmas film that brings us the … Continue reading

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October Kiss (2015) Rated TV-G

A nanny is hired to work for a widowed executive with two children, and she tries to teach them to live again. Starring Ashley Williams, Sam Jaeger, and Hannah Cheramy. This is a typical Hallmark romantic comedy. We have the … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music Live (2015) Rated NR

A nun is tasked with caring for seven children whose widowed father is a naval captain. Starring  Kara Tointon, Julian Ovenden, and Alexander Armstrong. This live performance of The Sound of Music combines both the stage show and the 1965 movie … Continue reading

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Angel in the Family (2004) Rated NR

 A widowed father and his two daughters get a Christmas surprise when their mother returns for Christmas. Starring Meredith Baxter, Ronny Cox, Natasha Gregson Wagner. A family is rife with turmoil when the two daughters come home to attend to their … Continue reading

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Wind At My Back (CBC) Rated NR

A recently widowed woman during the Depression is forced by her mother-in-law to give up her children. Starring Shirley Douglas, Kathryn Greenwood, Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage. This is a show I have had on my to watch list for a long time. After finally … Continue reading

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Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) Rated PG-13

A widowed mother and her two daughters bring a Ouija board into their home to bolster their séance business, but instead invite an evil presence into their home. Starring Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Henry Thomas. This is an … Continue reading

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Be My Valentine (2013) Rated TV-G

A widowed father navigates mourning with raising his son, who has a crush, and romance. Starring  William Baldwin, Natalie Brown, Lisa Berry. This is a typical Hallmark romance film with all the trappings, including the sappy ending.  There’s nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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Trading Christmas (2011) Rated G

A widowed second grade teacher treasures the time she spends with her college-age daughter at Christmas.  However, this Christmas, her daughter decides to stay at school for the holidays.  To surprise her, the mom plans a house-swap with a novelist … Continue reading

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