Bosom Buddies (1980–1982)

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Two single men must disguise themselves as women to live in the one apartment they can afford.

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 Buffy Wilson / ... (37 episodes, 1980-1982)
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 Henry Desmond / ... (37 episodes, 1980-1982)
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 Sonny Lumet (37 episodes, 1980-1982)
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 Ruth Dunbar (37 episodes, 1980-1982)
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 Isabelle Hammond (37 episodes, 1980-1982)
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 Amy Cassidy (37 episodes, 1980-1982)
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 Lilly Sinclair (17 episodes, 1980-1981)
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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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In the summer of 1984 as Tom Hanks was becoming a household name thanks to the movie Splash (1984), NBC bought the rights to the ABC sitcom and re-aired selected episodes to lead off their Saturday Night line-up. See more »

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In a second season episode, an opening shot of Kip & Henry's building shows a California state flag flying outside. Since they work in New York City, this would be incorrect. It is an obvious stock shot of a downtown Los Angeles office building meant to imply Manhattan. See more »

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[in unison, after they kiss]
Kip 'Buffy' WilsonSonny Lumet: Wow.
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Spoofed in Saturday Night Live: Elijah Wood/Jet (2003) 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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This Is It....
26 May 2001 | by (Collinsport, Maine) – See all my reviews

....the show that launched the careers of Tom Hanks, Peter Scolari and Donna Dixon, one of the most beautiful women in the world. Inspired by the movie, "Some Like It Hot," two guys pose as their fictional sisters in order to live in all women's hotel. The boys were a funny comedy duo, and Dixon was their Monroe. However, once the premise and the uniqueness wore off, the series was stuck with trying to live up to its own hype which was impossible. The boys ended up losing their secret and starting their own business to try and keep the show going. A sad end to a great series !


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