Short lived (6 weeks) sitcom about Richard and Libby Chapin and their two children Dylan and Nicky. The show differed from other sitcoms in that there might not be closure to problems after... See full summary »

Creator:

Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1980  
2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

In this prequel to Ring, a young Sadako becomes an actress in hopes of escaping her troubled past. But strange visions and terrifying powers begin to manifest...

Director: Norio Tsuruta
Stars: Yukie Nakama, Seiichi Tanabe, Kumiko Asô
3 I (2012)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ram and Janani's three stages of love - their attraction for each other during their school days, their love at college days, and the relationship when they mature.

Director: Aishwarya Dhanush
Stars: Dhanush, Shruti Haasan, Prabhu
P (2005)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Whilst growing up in rural Thailand, a young orphan girl is taught the ways of magic by her grandmother. But when grandmother falls sick, Dau is lured to Bangkok to find work so that she ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Spurrier
Stars: Suangporn Jaturaphut, Dean Barrett, Shaun Delaney
X (1996)
Animation | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The story takes place in 1999, the Year of Destiny, and the beginning of the end of the world. The future of the universe rests on one young man, Kamui Shiro, who must destroy either the ... See full summary »

Director: Rintaro
Stars: Tôru Furusawa, Alan Marriott, Tomokazu Seki
4 (2004)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two men and a woman happen to meet in a bar. We learn from their conversations both the intriguing and banal details of their lives. But is anyone really telling the truth? From the meat ... See full summary »

Director: Ilya Khrzhanovskiy
Stars: Shavkat Abdusalamov, Anatoli Adoskin, Aleksei Khvostenko
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In this absurd crime-thriller-comedy, Detective Dan Skok of the Missing Persons Bureau must investigate the unusual case of Paul Ryan Gray, a boy who goes missing in his own house.

Director: Mike Brune
Stars: John Curran, Rhoda Griffis, Robert Longstreet
L (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

It's absurd not to trust me.

Director: Babis Makridis
Stars: Aris Servetalis, Efthymis Papadimitriou, Lefteris Matthaiou
1 (2013)
Documentary | History | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Set in the golden era of Grand Prix Racing '1' tells the story of a generation of charismatic drivers who raced on the edge, risking their lives during Formula 1's deadliest period, and the men who stood up and changed the sport forever.

Director: Paul Crowder
Stars: Michael Fassbender, Niki Lauda, Lewis Hamilton
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.

Director: David Mamet
Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Rebecca Pidgeon
20 to 1 (TV Series 2005)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Stars: Bert Newton, Sami Lukis, Richard Wilkins
8 (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.

Directors: Jane Campion, Gael García Bernal, and 6 more credits »
Stars: Nigist Anteneh, Tefera Gizaw, Fekadu Kebede
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (TV Series 2007)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

In the distant future, mankind has used up all of its fossil fuels, forcing them to turn to Solar Power as an alternate energy source. As a result, this causes a rift to form between richer... See full summary »

Stars: Paula Lindberg, Lee Tockar, Brad Swaile
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Richard Chapin (13 episodes, 1980)
...
 Libby Chapin (13 episodes, 1980)
Edit

Storyline

Short lived (6 weeks) sitcom about Richard and Libby Chapin and their two children Dylan and Nicky. The show differed from other sitcoms in that there might not be closure to problems after a frank discussion and the subjects discussed were not common to other sitcoms. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sitcom | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 March 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gifta  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(5 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in TV's Most Censored Moments (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Excellent Dialogue!
2 July 2004 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

For anyone who enjoyed the honest dialogue of the show, "thirtysomething", "United States" would definitely have been a show to see. The conversations between a man and his wife (we find out that she has been married before) are a stream-of-consciousness discussion, weaving in, out, and around the original topic.

In one episode, the husband finds out that a friend has been having an affair. The topic of marital fidelity is discussed, and the wife reveals that she had cheated on her first husband. Her state of mind at the time of the affair and her new husband's altered opinion of her are addressed, very compellingly.

Rather than simply have talking heads, the camera rarely points at the characters' faces. In this episode, for example, the couple is changing clothes to attend a function at which the unfaithful friend will be present.

The camera is directed at the busy hands and fluttering clothing of each speaker in turn, until they finally leave the bedroom.

If this series is now or is ever available for purchase, I am eager to own it.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where can I see this ? NicoAngelus
Discuss United States (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?