Breaking Away (1980–1981)

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Four buddies live in Bloomington, Indiana, facing life as working class "cutters" in a college town. Focus is on Dave and his $1200 La Strada bike.

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1981 | 1980
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »
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 Evelyn Stoller / ... (7 episodes, 1980-1981)
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 Dave Stoller (7 episodes, 1980-1981)
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 Ray Stoller (7 episodes, 1980-1981)
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 Moocher (7 episodes, 1980-1981)
Thom Bray ...
 Cyril (7 episodes, 1980-1981)
Tom Wiggin ...
 Mike (7 episodes, 1980-1981)
Steve Doubet ...
 Steve (3 episodes, 1980)
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 Paulina Bornstein / ... (3 episodes, 1980-1981)
Shelby Brammer ...
 Nancy (3 episodes, 1980)
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Four buddies live in Bloomington, Indiana, facing life as working class "cutters" in a college town. Focus is on Dave and his $1200 La Strada bike.

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Barbara Barrie, Jackie Earle Haley, and John Ashton reprised their roles from the original movie, Breaking Away (1979) for this short-lived TV series. See more »

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Neglected Gem
28 January 2005 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

In addition to being a smart sequel that explored questions that went begging in its source material, this was a smart show that anticipated the "dramedy" shows of the mid-80's, as well as shows like "My So-Called Life." The original movie left viewers hoping against hope that our hero would leave the world of the "cutters" for college, yet retain the delightfully delineated friendships with the other boys. Here we got to see that really could happen, and what's more, television explored issues of class in a way that is seldom seen on the small screen. The parents were a hoot, too. Although the IMDb credit list doesn't show it, the show also featured Dominique Dunne in a recurring role as the gal pal Shaun Cassidy met at college and provided further evidence that she would have become a great actress if she hadn't been murdered.


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