Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel, live in the other half. Though one might think this proximity may be fun, both ... See full summary »
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 Henry Rush (129 episodes, 1980-1987)
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 Muriel Rush (129 episodes, 1980-1987)
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 Monroe Ficus (118 episodes, 1980-1987)
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 Jackie Rush (107 episodes, 1980-1985)
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 Sara Rush (106 episodes, 1980-1985)
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Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel, live in the other half. Though one might think this proximity may be fun, both sides often feel that it's "too close for comfort", in this half-hour situation comedy. Written by Phil Fernando

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11 November 1980 (USA)  »

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The show was an American adaptation of Brian Cooke's British TV sitcom Keep It in the Family (1980). Another of his successful transatlantic adaptations was the UK show Man About the House (1973) becoming the US show Three's Company (1976). See more »

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Referenced in Family Guy: Brian Goes Back to College (2005) See more »

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Too Close for Comfort
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Written by Johnny Mandel
Performed by David Pomeranz
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Well remembered series!!!
21 August 1999 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Oh, I remember this great series very well. I remember Henry Rush, and his fictional cartoon creation "Cosmic Cow", his upstair's neighbour Monroe, his two beautiful daughters, his wife, and his much hated mother-in-law. I remember how much this series made me laugh. This show was the perfect sitcom, it had good laughs, a great cast, and a very sucessful series run. But by 1985, I had lost interest in this show after re-tited "The Ted Knight Show" because the setting moved from Apartment to house, and the two daughters were nowhere to be seen. All, and all, a great series that will live on forever!!!


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