Holmes and Yo-Yo (1976–1977)

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 Gregory 'Yoyo' Yoyonovich (13 episodes, 1976-1977)
Richard B. Shull ...
 Det. Alexander Holmes (13 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Capt. Harry Sedford (13 episodes, 1976-1977)
Andrea Howard ...
 Officer Maxine Moon (13 episodes, 1976-1977)
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Det. Alexander Holmes has no luck with his partners. They always end up at the hospital or the morgue. But this won't happen to his very new partner "Yoyo": a sophisticated indestructible android... Written by Tronche Ch. Le Pitre <tronche@lri.fr>

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Hoping for a DVD release
7 November 2010 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

... John Schuck was much better the same year opposite Sharon Gless in TURNABOUT ...

"Holmes & Yo-Yo" aired during the 1976-77 season; "Turnabout" was not the same year, it ran for seven weeks in early 1979.

I thought the chemistry between Richard B. Shull and John Schuck was something that was developing as the series progressed. The humor was a bit silly at times, but the same can be said for even the best two-man teams -- Laurel & Hardy, Gleason & Carney, etc. It was easily more entertaining than most other sitcoms of the 1976-77 season. If there had been a second season, we'd be seeing the series in syndication and on DVD.

Both sitcoms deserve to be remembered, and released on DVD so a new generations of fans can discover them!


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