Newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter struggle to survive their first year of matrimony in NYC.
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Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Paul, a conservative young lawyer, marries the vivacious Corie. Their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment.

Director: Gene Saks
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Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

ABC-TV situation comedy about the music industry and record producers. "Partridge Family" spin off.

Stars: Bobby Sherman, Wes Stern, Jack Burns
Barefoot in the Park (TV Movie 1982)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Harvey Medlinsky
Stars: Richard Thomas, Bess Armstrong, Hans Conried
The Good Life (1971–1972)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Married couple poses as servants for a rich industrialist.

Stars: Larry Hagman, Donna Mills, Hermione Baddeley
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The matriarch of a family living in an old Southern mansion finds that a killer is loose in the house, searching for a $50,000 fortune rumored to be hidden there, and murdering anyone getting in the way.

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Golden Girls (2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Follow the friendship between a group of women in their twilight years.

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The Bat (1959)
Horror | Thriller | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A crazed killer known as "The Bat" is on the loose in a mansion full of people.

Director: Crane Wilbur
Stars: Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead, Gavin Gordon
The Brian Keith Show (1972–1974)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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Hey, Landlord (1966–1967)
Comedy
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A short-lived sitcom (1966-1967), about a young man from Ohio, who inherits a New York City brownstone apartment building from his uncle, and shares his apartment with an up-and-coming stand-up comedian.

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Sanford Arms (TV Series 1977)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A widower with two children buys the Sanford Arms rooming house.

Stars: Teddy Wilson, Tina Andrews, John Earl
Highcliffe Manor (TV Series 1979)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The creepy goings-on at Highcliffe Manor, home of a science institute staffed by bizarre people.

Stars: Shelley Fabares, Stephen McHattie, Eugenie Ross-Leming
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Scoey Mitchell ...
 Paul Bratter (12 episodes, 1970)
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 Corie Bratter (12 episodes, 1970)
Thelma Carpenter ...
 Mabel Bates (12 episodes, 1970)
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 Honey Robinson (9 episodes, 1970)
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 Mr. Kendricks (8 episodes, 1970)
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 Mr. Velasquez (7 episodes, 1970)
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Based upon a play by Neil Simon (and a film), this gentle sitcom detailed the initial years of marriage between attorney Paul Bratter and his wife Corie, who lived together in a tiny studio apartment in New York City. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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24 September 1970 (USA)  »

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Barfuß im Park  »

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Robert Reed did Barefoot on the Park on Broadway and wanted to star in the TV version.

When they decided to make the cast all African American he ended up doing the Brady Bunch instead, much to his dismay. See more »

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Version of Barefoot in the Park (1982) See more »

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Early Simon adaptation tried hard, but ...
13 February 2004 | by (Cherry Hill, New Jersey) – See all my reviews

In the fall of 1970, two Neil Simon adaptations premiered on ABC, "The Odd Couple" and "Barefoot in the Park." Both were based, of course, on hit plays and the hit films adapted from those plays. "Odd Couple," thanks primarily to the solid chemistry of Tony Randall and Jack Klugman in the leads, caught on immediately and went on to a successful four-year run. "Barefoot in the Park" wasn't so fortunate. One of the first all-black TV shows on a major network, it always suffered from just a tinge of blaxploitation as far as the situations and characters were concerned. The whole cast, including leads Scoey Mitchell and Tracy Reed and the always funny Thelma Carpenter and Nipsy Russell, tried their best, but just couldn't overcome a succession of weak scripts. As I recall, the show was canceled mid-season.


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