The Good Life (1971–1972)

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Married couple poses as servants for a rich industrialist.

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 Albert Miller (15 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Jane Miller (15 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Grace Dutton (15 episodes, 1971-1972)
Danny Goldman ...
 Nick Dutton (15 episodes, 1971-1972)
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 Charles Dutton (15 episodes, 1971-1972)
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Albert & Jane Miller were an ordinary middle-class couple who became bored with their lives and decided to pretend to be the butler and cook for the very wealthy head of Dutton Industries, Charles Dutton, and his family. Only Dutton's teenage son Nick was aware of Albert & Jane's true identities, and often helped to get them out of whatever trouble their secret got them into. Dutton's busybody sister Grace was constantly trying to undermine the Millers' authority and have them fired. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Butler en kok  »

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Both stars starred in related Lorimar Television productions. Larry Hagman played J.R. Ewing on Dallas (1978) and Donna Mills played Abby Cunningham Ewing Sumner in the "Dallas" spin-off Knots Landing (1979). Their employer Charles Dutton was played by David Wayne who appeared in the Dallas miniseries as Jock Ewing's rival "Digger" Barnes. See more »

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The Good Life
Title song sung by Dawn (Joyce Vincent Wilson, Telma Hopkins)
Featuring Tony Orlando
(Courtesy Bell Records)
Music Produced by The Tokens and Dave Appell (as Dave Appel)
Written by Sasha Distel and Jack Reardon
(uncredited)
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Hagman & Mills try to live the good life!
19 October 1999 | by (Littleton, CO) – See all my reviews

Larry Hagman and Donna Mills play a young couple who, seeing they can't afford it themselves, decide to work as a butler and maid so they can sample "The Good Life". Quite a funny sitcom with fine characters. Series is set on the mansion of the Dutton family along with their politically active hippie son. Not as slapstick or goofy as Hagman's earlier I Dream of Jeannie sitcom but has some fine bumbling moments, especially trying to hide the fact that they aren't really servants.


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