publication date: Friday, April 10, 2020 (part of Spring 2020)

category: Television

clue: Having a sister in the cast of The Wonder Years made it easy for this child actress to secure her breakout part in The Wonder Years.

explanation: Crystal McKellar was a finalist for the role of Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years, which ultimately went to her sister Danica McKellar. The showrunners liked Crystal so much that they created the role of Becky Slater for her instead. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, and Chris Lemler

Arnold Family Reunion: One of the most acclaimed TV series of the late 1980s was The Wonder Years, which offered baby-boomer nostalgia and family-friendly drama. The Arnold family and their friends captured the imagination of the viewing public, but the cast had their own famous relatives. This week, see if you can recognize all seven of these cast member connections, without a little help from your friends.

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