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Director:
Writers:
Stan Daniels (created by)
Ed. Weinberger (created by)
Contact:
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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
8 September 1975 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Spinoff from the popular "Mary Tyler Moore" series has Mary Richards' landlady, Phyllis Lindstrom, moving... See more »
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Some classic comedy scenes/moments See more (11 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 10 of 19)

Cloris Leachman ... Phyllis Lindstrom (48 episodes, 1975-1977)

Henry Jones ... Judge Jonathan Dexter (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jane Rose ... Audrey Dexter (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
Carmine Caridi ... Dan Valenti / ... (25 episodes, 1975-1977)
Lisa Gerritsen ... Bess Lindstrom (24 episodes, 1975-1977)

John Lawlor ... Leonard Marsh (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
Garn Stephens ... Harriet Hastings (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
Judith Lowry ... Sally 'Mother' Dexter / ... (23 episodes, 1975-1977)
Richard Schaal ... Leo Heatherton (23 episodes, 1975-1976)

Liz Torres ... Julie Erskine (20 episodes, 1975-1976)
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Series Directed by
James Burrows (19 episodes, 1975-1976)
Doug Rogers (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
Jay Sandrich (6 episodes, 1975-1976)
Joan Darling (4 episodes, 1975-1976)
Noam Pitlik (4 episodes, 1977)
Harry Mastrogeorge (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Asaad Kelada (2 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Writing credits
James L. Brooks (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
Allan Burns (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
Stan Daniels (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
Ed. Weinberger (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
Glen Charles (13 episodes, 1975-1977)
Les Charles (13 episodes, 1975-1977)
Earl Pomerantz (9 episodes, 1975-1977)
Michael Leeson (4 episodes, 1975-1976)
Bob Ellison (3 episodes, 1975-1977)
David Lloyd (3 episodes, 1975-1977)
Tom Tenowich (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Laurence Marks (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Produced by
Stan Daniels .... producer / executive producer (43 episodes, 1975-1977)
Ed. Weinberger .... producer / executive producer (43 episodes, 1975-1977)
Michael Leeson .... producer (23 episodes, 1975-1976)
Budd Cherry .... associate producer (19 episodes, 1975-1976)
Ralph Riskin .... associate producer (5 episodes, 1976-1977)

Glen Charles .... consulting producer (unknown episodes)
Les Charles .... consulting producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Dick DeBenedictis (21 episodes, 1975-1977)
 
Series Cinematography by
F. Bud Mautino (14 episodes, 1975-1977)
William T. Cline (11 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Film Editing by
Kenneth R. Koch (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
 
Series Casting by
Meryl O'Loughlin (13 episodes, 1975-1976)
Mary Goldberg (2 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Art Direction by
Kenneth A. Reid (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Warren Welch (18 episodes, 1975-1976)
Cloudia Rebar (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
 
Series Makeup Department
Ray Steele .... makeup artist (23 episodes, 1975-1977)
Lola Kemp .... hair stylist (15 episodes, 1975-1976)
Janet Purcell .... hair stylist (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Barbara Lorenz .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Production Management
Ted Rich .... post-production supervisor (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
Abby Singer .... production manager / unit production manager (19 episodes, 1975-1976)
Les Sheldon .... production manager (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Thomas Lenox .... assistant director (13 episodes, 1975-1976)
Richard Bremerkamp .... assistant director (8 episodes, 1976)
Barbara Bass .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1976-1977)

Dick Erickson .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Jack Mann .... property master (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
 
Series Sound Department
Cam McCulloch .... sound mixer (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
Richard Weaver .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording / ... (12 episodes, 1975-1976)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Rod Everson .... gaffer (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
Frank Jackson .... key grip (23 episodes, 1975-1977)
 
Series Casting Department
Meryl O'Loughlin .... casting / executive in charge of talent / ... (7 episodes, 1975-1977)

Nancy E. Barr .... casting assistant (unknown episodes, 1976)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lynne Albright .... costumer: women (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
Frank Delmar .... costumer: men (18 episodes, 1975-1976)
Jack Stone .... costumer: men (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Albert Nipon .... wardrobe: Cloris Leachman (3 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Music Department
Stan Daniels .... composer: theme music / composer: title song / ... (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
Dick DeBenedictis .... conductor (14 episodes, 1975-1976)
Ed. Norton .... music editor (5 episodes, 1975-1977)
 
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (1 episode, 1975)
 
Series Other crew
Lionel A. Ephraim .... production executive (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
Glen Charles .... executive script consultant / story editor (31 episodes, 1975-1977)
Les Charles .... executive script consultant / story editor (31 episodes, 1975-1977)
Tom Tenowich .... story editor (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
Don Bustany .... technical coordinator (23 episodes, 1975-1977)
Margo Husin Call .... assistant to the executive producers / assistant to executive producers / ... (18 episodes, 1975-1976)
Gloria Morgan .... script supervisor (18 episodes, 1975-1976)
Barbara Pizik .... assistant to the producer / assistant to producer (16 episodes, 1975-1976)
Deborah Kay Boyle .... assistant to producers / assistant to the producer / ... (13 episodes, 1975-1977)
Barbara Carleton .... assistant to the executive producers / assistant to the executive producer (13 episodes, 1975-1976)
William Schwartz .... producers' aide (11 episodes, 1975)
Diane Sonnett .... assistant to the producer (10 episodes, 1975)
Kathleen McTeigue .... assistant to producers (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Paula Spector .... assistant to executive producer / assistant to executive producers (4 episodes, 1975)
Cassandra Oliva .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Barbara Amato .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 1976)
Gil Clasen .... technical coordinator (2 episodes, 1975)
Meryl O'Loughlin .... executive in charge of talent (2 episodes, 1976)
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
30 min (48 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Barbara Colby played Julie Erskine in the first three episodes of "Phyllis". The gifted actress was murdered not long after the third episode, "Up For Grabs", was in the can.See more »
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Some classic comedy scenes/moments, 29 September 2007
Author: Charles Wild (wildman0228@aol.com) from fullerton, ca

I was 20 when Phyllis was filmed - and had the absolute pleasure of attending every single episode filmed, as part of the live audience for the two season run. What a thrill. I was (still am) an avid Cloris Leachman fan and following Phyllis from MTM was so exciting. It had a great start - and I especially loved Barbara Colby. So sad for the world that she did not get the chance to fulfill her talent longer due to the untimely death. Looking back though, I must say that the highlight of the whole Phyllis experience was the Mother Dexter character. She just stole EVERY scene (the way Phyllis used to on the MTM show). If I want to smile - all I have to do is think about Judith Lowry (Mother Dexter) chasing Billy Barty (guest starring as Bess' potential new in-law) around the living room saying..."you're so cute" - as if he was a baby. As much as I love Cloris (always will) - Judith was the highlight. The second season absolutely declined, but still contained many classic Judith Lowry & Cloris moments. Mother Dexter's Wedding stands out. So funny & moving at the same time to see these two old people (Judith & Burt Mustin) getting married. Burt was also perfectly cast. And then...as fate would have it...Judith died a week before the airing of the show and Burt died about six weeks later. This was the last piece of work they would do. (What a way for an actor to go!). HOPE THE WHOLE SHOW GOES TO DVD SOON! While I do have an unedited version of the "wedding" - the rest of what I have is so heavily edited. IF anyone from MTM reads this...THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES!!

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