Two young single ad men must disguise themselves as women to live in the one apartment they can afford.
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 Sonny Lumet (37 episodes, 1980-1982)
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Henry and Kip are two advertising designers who had a real problem with finding a place to live. At the beginning, the sole place they could afford was condemned, but they only found out when the wrecking ball was smashing up the place while they were sleeping. A female friend suggested they stay at her building, but the snag is that the place is for women only. In desperation, they assume the identities of the women Hildegard and Buffy in order to rent a room. Now as they pursue their dream of success in the ad business, they also struggle to keep their deception at the apartment building so they won't be evicted, but the beautiful neighbours they have are a constant temptation. Written by Anonymous

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The producers pitched the series to ABC as a relatively straightforward buddy comedy in the spirit of Billy Wilder's comedy films. When they used the film Some Like It Hot (1959) as an example, the network agreed to the series, but only if the main characters were disguised as women. Although the producers had to change the series quickly, they were able to produce it with little network creative interference. See more »

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In a second season episode, an opening shot of Kip and Henry's building shows a California flag flying outside. It's obvious stock footage of a downtown Los Angeles office building. See more »

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Kip 'Buffy' Wilson: She certainly gives credence to those rumors Eva Braun made it out.
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Referenced in Making a 'Splash' (2002) See more »

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Shake Me Loose
Music by Dan Foliart and Howard Pearl
Lyrics by Chris Thompson
Performed by Stephanie Mills
1982 Paramount Records Corp.
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A TV Classic Sitcom
23 May 2001 | by (Greenwood,SC) – See all my reviews

Kip Wilson and Henry Desmond lost their apartment after it torn down and they have nowhere else to live and they live in a hotel for Women Only in New York City.

They dress up as women.

It's a TV Classic and stars Tom Hanks before he becomes a movie star.

I give it ****1/2.


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