The Good Guys (1968–1970)

TV Series  -   -  Comedy
7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 32 users  
Reviews: 6 user

Two childhood friends buy and operate a diner called "Bert's Place".

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 17 Sep 2011
 
a list of 759 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Good Guys" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Good Guys (1968–1970)

The Good Guys (1968–1970) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Good Guys.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1970   1969   1968  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dusty's Trail (TV Series 1973)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A stage and a wagon heading west get separated from the rest of the wagon train thanks to Dusty. Now they must make their way to California.

Stars: Bob Denver, Forrest Tucker, Ivor Francis
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The castaways must try to readjust to life in civilization after they are rescued from the island.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson
Stars: Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus
The Good Guys (TV Series 2010)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Jack is a by-the-book detective whose habit of undermining himself has resulted in a dead-end position with the Police Dept. His partner Dan, a drunken, lecherous veteran hangs onto his job only because of one heroic act years ago.

Stars: Bradley Whitford, Colin Hanks, Jenny Wade
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A fun behind-the-scenes look into the 60's television series, "Gilligan's Island."

Director: Paul A. Kaufman
Stars: Jon Wellner, Dawn Wells, Russell Johnson
Hazel (1961–1966)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

George Baxter was a highly successful corporation lawyer who was always in control of everything at the office, but almost nothing at home. When he returned from the office at day's end, to... See full summary »

Stars: Shirley Booth, Bobby Buntrock, Don DeFore
The Lucy Show (1962–1968)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The wacky misadventures of a forever scheming woman, her reluctant best friend and her cantankerous boss.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Vivian Vance
The Odd Couple (1970–1975)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences.

Stars: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Oscar and Felix take a road trip to their son and daughter's wedding.

Director: Howard Deutch
Stars: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Richard Riehle
Hart to Hart (1979–1984)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan and Jennifer Hart.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The further misadventures of the inept sailor and his fellow castaways.

Stars: Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus
It's About Time (1966–1967)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The astronauts do get to come back to this time, and bring the cavemen with them. They must then learn how to get along in the 1960's.

Stars: Frank Aletter, Jack Mullaney, Imogene Coca
The Good Guys (TV Series 1992)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Nigel Havers, Keith Barron, Hilary Gish
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Rufus Butterworth (42 episodes, 1968-1970)
...
 Bert Gramus (42 episodes, 1968-1970)
...
 Claudia Gramus (42 episodes, 1968-1970)
Edit

Storyline

Bert Gramus and Rufus Butterworth were childhood chums who decided to pool their savings and purchase a diner, which they called "Bert's Place". Originally bachelor Rufus worked as a cabdriver, while Bert and his wife Claudia operated the diner, but Rufus eventually quit his cabbie gig. Hal, Andy & Big Tom were some of their regular customers. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

diner | friend | buddy | retro | taxi driver | See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 September 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dos tontos en apuros  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(42 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In one of the episodes which included all three alumni of Gilligan's Island (1964), Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr. and Jim Backus, there was an inside joke where Backus' character asked the other two: "Hey, haven't I seen you two before on an island somewhere?" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Two Good Guys
Music by Jerry Fielding
Lyric by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
After Gilligan Came This
24 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Essentially, this series centers around two soda jerks, Bod Denver & Herb Edelmen, who try to bumble their way through a lot of comic situations. Even though the idea of soda jerks is from the 1950's, this show manages to bring off the idea with comic results. Actually they own an ice cream shop. The chemistry between Edelmen & Denver is as good as Denver & Hale.

In fact, a couple of Gilligan's alumni appear on the series, Hale &Jim Backus. I was hoping that Mary Ann would appear, but if I remember correctly she didn't do any shots on this show. No matter, the show was funny & well done.

Jack Perkins does some excellent drunk sketch comedy on this show. While that type of humor has gone out of style now, his reoccurring guest shots on this show were all very funny.

This was yet another CBS series that did not last long enough in the late 1960's as it just barely got to the second season. Too bad as Denver was very good in this one too.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anybody have episodes of the series kungfuml
Theme song lyrics mkboolie
The drunk elnino8289
Good Guys - Art a la Carte garyhparker-932-74645
Discuss The Good Guys (1968) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?