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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Kip 'Buffy' Wilson: Sonny. Sonny, Sonny, Sonny.
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Referenced in Making a 'Splash' (2004) See more »

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My Life
Written by Billy Joel
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This Show Sucks
11 June 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A local TV station began showing episodes of 'Bosum Buddies' and all I tell you is that unless you were old enough to remember watching this show back in the eighties, don't bother looking for it. I was a big fan of 'Bosum Buddies' back in grade school but after twenty-five years it has dated badly. While I admit it's interesting to see Tom Hanks back when he was young and unknown, the jokes are of the early PC variety and the plot lines revolve around Tom Hanks' and Peter Scolari's attempt to hide their cross-dressing secret from the women at the hotel. Watching this show in 2005, it's incredible how preachy everybody was back then.


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