Working class widower Joe Vitale is raising his teenage boys Mark and Nick in Hoboken, New Jersey with the help of his aunt Florence. Proudly Italian-American, he hangs out with pal Gus and neighbor waitress Estelle.
Richard S. Castellano,
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I remember this one. I think it came on as a summer replacement show but was only on for a short time. It was ABC's attempt at capitalizing on the success of All In The Family. It went for the crude realism that shows were going for at that time.
A good example of that would be the opening credits which had Castellano walking the dirty sidewalks of NYC. Doing this he steps in something (perhaps dog waste} and then using the curb to scrape it off. Now that's realism! You would never have seen something like that back in the 50's or 60's
I think the Dom Deluise vehicle "Lotsa Luck" was a better attempt at the All In The Family type show but all in all this wasn't too bad.
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