Fish (1977–1978)

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A grumpy New York cop and his wife adopt five rowdy foster children.

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Det. Phil Fish (35 episodes, 1977-1978)
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 Bernice Fish (35 episodes, 1977-1978)
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 Charlie Harrison (35 episodes, 1977-1978)
John Cassisi ...
 Victor Kreutzer (35 episodes, 1977-1978)
Denise Miller ...
 Jilly Papalardo (35 episodes, 1977-1978)
Len Bari ...
 Mike / ... (35 episodes, 1977-1978)
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 Loomis (35 episodes, 1977-1978)
Sarah Natoli ...
 Diane Pulaski / ... (35 episodes, 1977-1978)
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Detective Phil Fish, from the Barney Miller television series, is the central character in this spin-off. This show is about Det. Fish at home, where he and his wife take care of several orphans, who are often in trouble with the law. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Pretty Good Spin Off
15 October 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This was a pretty decent spin off from "Barney Miller". This show pretty much gave Abe Vigoda a chance to expand his character of Fish from more of a "sad sack" to being more of a grouch with a heart of gold. Also, his interaction with Todd Bridges character of Loomis really made this show very enjoyable.

Also, Abe Vigoda had to be one of the hardest working men in show business. This was due to the fact that for the first few months that this show was on he was still working on "Barney Miller". Kudos to Vigoda for his hard work on both shows and not missing a beat.


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