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

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 Rufus Butterworth (42 episodes, 1968-1970)
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 Bert Gramus (42 episodes, 1968-1970)
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 Claudia Gramus (42 episodes, 1968-1970)
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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>

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diner | friend | buddy | retro | taxi driver | See All (6) »

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Come over to our side. We're the Good Guys. (season 1)

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25 September 1968 (USA)  »

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Dos tontos en apuros  »

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At the end of the first season, the ratings were low. CBS decided to cast Bob Denver's costar from Gilligan's Island (1964), Alan Hale Jr. to improve the ratings. It didn't work and the show was canceled after the second season. See more »

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

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Two Good Guys
Music by Jerry Fielding
Lyric by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
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Small comedy, if it's available, watch it, you'll laugh
21 January 2001 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

The plot outline pretty much sums it all up.

It was just some sort of a warm-down for Edelman (bit on "The Odd Couple") and Denver (Gilligan's Island), but a most enjoyable little show with a very pleasant, understated Joyce Van Patten.

The show was Seinfeld-esque, little happened in it, but was still very enjoyable. A fun show was when, in anger, they revealed each other's middle names Bertrand "Ranravenald" Gramus & Rufus "Fahquart" Buttterworth.

Silly and nice.


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