This is the sequel to the mini-series, RICH MAN, POOR MAN. It begins with Rudy Jordache apprehending the man who killed his brother, Falconetti. He then also takes in his nephew, Wesley. He... See full summary »
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 Rudy Jordache (21 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Wesley Jordache (21 episodes, 1976-1977)
James Carroll Jordan ...
 Billy Abbott (21 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Maggie Porter (20 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Falconetti (18 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Charles Estep (17 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Ramona / ... (16 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Diane Porter (15 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Annie Adams (14 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Kate Jordache (11 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Claire Estep (10 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Arthur Raymond (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
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This is the sequel to the mini-series, RICH MAN, POOR MAN. It begins with Rudy Jordache apprehending the man who killed his brother, Falconetti. He then also takes in his nephew, Wesley. He then begins a vendetta with a man, who tried to take over the company of an old friend. Unfortunately for him, he has no evidence against him and the man is not about to let Rudy off the hook. He also has to deal with his step-son, Billy. And Falconetti, has been released from prison and is looking to get back at Rudy. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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21 September 1976 (USA)  »

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Hombre rico, hombre pobre II  »

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In the DVD version released in 2010, Chapter I, which originally aired as a 2 hour segment, is split into two, one-hour episodes with the same opening and closing credits. See more »

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15 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Hi there fans of Rich Man Poor Man.I managed to purchase Book 2 and I must admit that watching it, I became increasingly sadder and sadder.I felt so sorry for Rudy and his family as nothing goes their way and Estep, Falconetti and co triumph.I just couldn't watch the episodes from 17 onwards.Blows after blows, I felt so involved, it was like I took all these blows.I generally like reality to transpire in films and can't say that I am a big fan of happy endings,but what's happening here is too much.It's even darker than book 1 by comparison.I mean, Rudy is such a nice guy and despite the love of 3 special women, career and money he cuts such a lonely, dramatic figure.There seems to be So I must admit that I have only one curiosity ( I know what happens between Rudy-Falconetti at the end)does Rudy manage to get back at Estep even in a small way.Please let me know.Thanks. PS It would be such a relief to know that Estep gets some punishment that would probably give me enough courage to go thru the episodes which I couldn't previously watch thru sheer frustration. . .I was also thinking that maybe if Roots wasn't running at the same time this show would have continued.Who will ever know?


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