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Seasons:
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Release Date:
17 September 1968 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Julia Baker is a young African-American woman working as a nurse. She is also a widow (her husband died in Vietnam) trying to raise a young son alone.
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Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 8 nominations See more »
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User Reviews:
You catch more flies with honey! See more (16 total) »

Cast

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Diahann Carroll ... Julia Baker (86 episodes, 1968-1971)

Lloyd Nolan ... Dr. Morton Chegley / ... (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Marc Copage ... Corey Baker (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Michael Link ... Earl J. Waggedorn / ... (81 episodes, 1968-1971)
Betty Beaird ... Marie Waggedorn (70 episodes, 1968-1971)

Lurene Tuttle ... Hannah Yarby / ... (48 episodes, 1968-1970)
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Series Directed by
Ezra Stone (22 episodes, 1968-1971)
Coby Ruskin (18 episodes, 1968-1971)
Bernard Wiesen (18 episodes, 1968-1971)
Richard Lang (7 episodes, 1970-1971)
Hal Kanter (6 episodes, 1968-1970)
Hollingsworth Morse (6 episodes, 1969-1970)
Barry Shear (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Fletcher Markle (2 episodes, 1969)
 
Series Writing credits
Hal Kanter (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Ben Gershman (13 episodes, 1968-1971)
Ferdinand Leon (8 episodes, 1968-1970)
Earl Barret (8 episodes, 1968-1969)
Robert A. Cinader (7 episodes, 1970-1971)
Harry Dolan (6 episodes, 1968-1971)
Harry Winkler (6 episodes, 1968-1971)
Jim McGinn (5 episodes, 1968-1970)
Phil Leslie (4 episodes, 1969-1971)
Alan J. Levitt (4 episodes, 1969-1971)
Arthur Alsberg (3 episodes, 1969-1970)
Don Nelson (3 episodes, 1969-1970)
Sidney Morse (3 episodes, 1970-1971)
Robert Goodwin (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Gene Boland (2 episodes, 1968)

Series Produced by
Hal Kanter .... producer / executive producer (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Bernard Wiesen .... associate producer / producer (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
 
Series Original Music by
Jeff Alexander (79 episodes, 1968-1971)
Jerry Fielding (2 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Cinematography by
Harold E. Stine (57 episodes, 1968-1971)
Lloyd Ahern (29 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Film Editing by
Noel L. Scott (43 episodes, 1968-1971)
Johnny Ehrin (30 episodes, 1968-1970)
Joseph Silver (13 episodes, 1970-1971)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jack Martin Smith (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Jim Roth (41 episodes, 1969-1970)
Jack Senter (29 episodes, 1970-1971)
Merrill Pye (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
Malcolm C. Bert (6 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Walter M. Scott (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Sven Wickman (50 episodes, 1969-1971)
Robert De Vestel (35 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Production Management
Nathan Barragar .... unit production manager (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Jack Sonntag .... production supervisor (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Samuel E. Beetley .... post-production supervisor (85 episodes, 1968-1971)
William Self .... executive in charge of production (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Lang .... assistant director (73 episodes, 1968-1971)
George J. Light .... assistant director (8 episodes, 1970-1971)
Reuben L. Watt .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Travilla .... miss carroll's woolmark wardrobe created by (8 episodes, 1968-1970)
 
Series Editorial Department
Robert Mintz .... post-production coordinator (1 episode, 1968)
 
Series Music Department
Lionel Newman .... music supervisor / music supervision (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Elmer Bernstein .... composer: theme music (60 episodes, 1968-1970)
 
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Other crew
Murdo MacKenzie .... assistant to the producer / assistant to producer (85 episodes, 1968-1971)
Robert A. Cinader .... script consultant (56 episodes, 1969-1971)
 

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Runtime:
30 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
This show was controversial because it was the subject of constant criticism that it did not realistically portray the lives of blacks in America. Diahann Carroll continuously defended it in interviews, saying that it was a "fantasy" and that very little on TV showed life as it really was. The show may have been ahead of its time, and when "The Cosby Show" (1984) premiered and became a mega-hit, the American public showed that it finally was ready for a show of its type.See more »
Quotes:
Julia Baker:The last time I went on a blind date, I got stuck with the check.
Marie Waggedorn:Well the last time I went out on one, I got stuck with a husband.
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
You catch more flies with honey!, 29 November 2008
Author: jpb58 from United States

I can't believe some of the vapid comments about this wonderfully gentle and sweet ground-breaking show! I remember watching Julia when I was young and being very impressed by its cast and storyline; they were both very creative. Why do you make fun of it because it wasn't about angry, bitter black people with chips on their shoulders, but about a young black mother who was a nurse and her little son trying to live upbeat, positive, fulfilling lives while the male head of the family was serving his country in Vietnam. This was a landmark show for America and deserves more respect! This show was like a Serenity Prayer for race relations! Not all "progress" is made by angry, bitter, or violent people protesting in the marketplace. Real progress is often made one by one by individuals who can see past the divides to reach out on a daily basis to people of different races and religions, with a sense of goodwill and humility.

So it was with Julia. You catch more flies with honey instead of vinegar and I'm sure this show did more to increase understanding among whites for the everyday concerns of black folk than all the Jesse Jacksons and Malcolm X's in the world!

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