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Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers 

Shy, unassuming Robert Dreyfus is a Boston based symphony violinist who is constantly falling in love. It never seems to work out so Robert generally hangs out with his brash brother Charlie and his wife Janice.
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 Robert Dreyfuss 15 episodes, 1974-1975
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 Charlie Dreyfuss 14 episodes, 1974-1975
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 Janice Dreyfuss 14 episodes, 1974-1975
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 Mason Woodruff 10 episodes, 1974-1975
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 Fred Meyerbach 9 episodes, 1974-1975
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Shy, unassuming Robert Dreyfus is a Boston based symphony violinist who is constantly falling in love. It never seems to work out so Robert generally hangs out with his brash brother Charlie and his wife Janice.

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Great show, but Paul Sand's character played the bass.
14 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

I enjoyed the comment from Rosabel in Canada and agree the series was delightful. However, I must correct one point. In the series, Paul Sand played the double bass, not the cello. Also, if a series like this is ever done again (and as a classical musician, I hope it is) then the actors need help in adequately faking the playing of their instruments. That aside, as a classical bassoonist and former double bassist, I LOVED it. I'm surprised this show wasn't a hit. It was quite funny and was a good ensemble cast. Perhaps it was ahead of its time. But I very much remember the show as I was actually playing the double bass at the time in my high school orchestra (prior to switching to the bassoon). In fact, I studied briefly with a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. On a related interesting note, I remember reading in TV Guide where Paul Sand received some basic instruction from one of the bassists in the Philharmonic.


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