It Takes Two (1982–1983)

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Sam and Molly Quinn are two hard working career people just too busy with their careers (him a doctor and she a lawyer) to pay attention to each other or their teenage children.


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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Complete series cast summary:
 Dr. Sam Quinn (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
 Molly Quinn (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
 Mama (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
 Lisa Quinn (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
 Andy Quinn (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Richard McKenzie ...
 Walter Chaiken (22 episodes, 1982-1983)


Sam and Molly Quinn are two hard working career people just too busy with their careers (him a doctor and she a lawyer) to pay attention to each other or their teenage children.

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Release Date:

14 October 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lui, lei e gli altri  »

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1.33 : 1
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The kitchen set was preserved by the producers after the series' cancellation, and re-used as the kitchen set in 1985 for The Golden Girls. See more »

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Early dual-income family show
22 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I first watched the Cosby Show, I was reminded of this show, and I thought the Cosby Show had ripped off the concept. One of the reasons I liked this show was that both parents had a career, which was a new concept for me as a kid. Here's the setup, in case it doesn't sound familiar yet: Dad's a doctor, mom's a lawyer, teen-aged kids are living their own lives, only in Chicago, not Brooklyn. But Billie Bird was the heart of the show with all the humor of a lady too old to care anymore.

Of course, there was no adorable five-year-old like Rudy, but this show had a much more big-city feel than the Cosby Show. I'd like to see Nick-At-Nite bring it back, so we could see what was considered groundbreaking for the '80s.

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