The Wonder Years: “Pilot”, Season 1 Episode 1

 (In which we meet the Arnolds and discover the dangers of high flying, Jr. High Cafeteria Food)

[The Wonder Years can be streamed on Netflix and Amazon.]

The Wonder Years plunges us headlong into the rapidly unraveling diaspora of the Suburbs in late 1960s America.  Told from the point of view of Kevin Arnold (an adolescent Fred Savage) with help from his adult, modern-day self in voice over (Daniel Stern) it is a coming-of-age story about one boy, his family, and the country as a whole in a time of tumult.

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