publication date: Saturday, April 11, 2020 (part of Spring 2020)

category: Government

clue: The first millennial in California's state senate is proud to represent the district where so many famous television shows have been filmed.

explanation: Stern, son of Daniel Stern (narrator of The Wonder Years), represents parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. 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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