Synopsis by Hal Erickson
One of two new series for the 2002-2003 season based upon the premise of "You CAN go home again" (the other was ABC's That Was Then), Do Over starred Penn Badgley as Joel Larsen, an unhappy, unmarried 34-year-old salesman. Thanks to a freak accident, Joel was thrust back to the year 1981, when he was a 14-year-old high school freshman. A seasoned adult trapped in the body of an ingenuous teenager (with the requisite raging hormones), Joel was given the opportunity to make the "right" choices to straighten out his later life -- and to save his extremely dysfunctional family from all manner of seemingly preordained disasters. Do Over was telecast on Thursday evenings beginning September 19, 2002.