Two ex G.I.'s Denny and Steve return home and take a room at the boarding house of the doting Amy Morgan. Also in the house are the young and beautiful Cathy, and Amy's irrasciable, ... See full summary »
Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a sendup of Voltaire's -Candide-. Young Candy is a high school girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people there in increasing numbers and with increasing viciousness.
Two ex G.I.'s Denny and Steve return home and take a room at the boarding house of the doting Amy Morgan. Also in the house are the young and beautiful Cathy, and Amy's irrasciable, penny-pinching chisler brother Earl. The series follows "the boys'" exploits as they try to get rich quick and meet the girls of their dreams while working as vacuum-cleaner salesmen. Written by
Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>
I am so happy to read that other people remember and enjoyed "It's a Great Life" as much as I did. I was a little kid when I saw this series, but I laughed my head off. I've often wondered if it was just a silly show or really funny - now that I've read the other posts, I realize it was a truly funny comedy about GIs living together.
For some reason, I remember one of the guys making coffee and having it pour out of the pot like a thick syrup.
The handsome William Bishop sticks in my head as does Michael O'Shea, whom I've loved ever since. My memories of James Dunn and Francis Bavier are a little more vague, but hey, I was perhaps 7 years old.
I, too, wish there were a way to see "It's a Great Life" again.
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