A list of events that occurred before the start of the series.
Pre-Series Timeline Edit
- 1948 - 1951 - Sue plays softball in high school somewhere in and around this time.
- 1951 - Frank is drafted into the Korean War.
- 1953 - Frank writes his name on the bowling alley bathroom stall.
- 1958 - Frank is accepted to flight school. Sue becomes pregnant with Kevin. Vic is sexually abused by Mrs. Anderson.
- 1958 - 1959 - Frank and Sue are married somewhere within this time frame.
- 1959 - Kevin Murphy is born.
- 1961 - 1963 - Kevin nearly drowns in a motel swimming pool at some point during this time frame.
- 1962 - Bill Murphy is born. Vic has a sexual relationship with Vivian Saunders.
- 1965 - Maureen Murphy is born.