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Serial (1980)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  28 March 1980 (USA)
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It's the end of the 70s. Hippies are assimilating, women are raising their consciousness, and men are becoming confused and ineffectual. Don't expect to be able to keep track of all the ... See full summary »

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Harvey Holroyd
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Kate Linville Holroyd
Jennifer McAllister ...
Joanie Holroyd
Sam Chew Jr. ...
Bill
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Martha
Anthony Battaglia ...
Stokely
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Angela Stone
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Carol
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Rachel
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Dr. Leonard Miller
Jon Fong ...
Wong
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Luckman Skull
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Stella
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It's the end of the 70s. Hippies are assimilating, women are raising their consciousness, and men are becoming confused and ineffectual. Don't expect to be able to keep track of all the names or who's sleeping with who; the picture very skillfully conveys the hopeless muddle through which the many characters move as they try to Find Themselves. Written by Molly Malloy <mailcall@kiva.net>

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Crazy Family - Eine total verrückte Familie  »

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Kate Linville Holroyd: I can't believe I called the high priest a cocksucker.
Harvey Holroyd: I thought you were terrific.
Kate Linville Holroyd: I think that we've lost her, Harvey.
Harvey Holroyd: No, maybe for a little while. She's a smart girl, Kate. Besides, she hates purple. Kate, I think we ought to give us another shot.
Kate Linville Holroyd: We have a negative family dynamic!
Harvey Holroyd: I don't know, I think we have some important stuff going for us.
Kate Linville Holroyd: Yeah, anger, mistrust, alienation, lack of communication...
Harvey Holroyd: Right! And goddamn it, I'm not going to give that stuff up without a fight!
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A Changing World
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Performed by Michael Johnson
Courtesy of EMI/Columbia
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"In an insane society the sane man must appear insane."
18 May 2003 | by (Indianapolis) – See all my reviews

Martin Mull is the sane man in the insane society of Marin County CA. If you can find it, watch it. It may be 20+ years old but holds up well, like a good sitcom the jokes are about life not current events and that makes them timeless. Also the slightly off-center society of Marin lives on.


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