The New Odd Couple (1982–1983)

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An African American remake of the television series inspired by the Neil Simon play.

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 Felix Unger (18 episodes, 1982-1983)
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 Oscar Madison (18 episodes, 1982-1983)
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 Murray (10 episodes, 1982-1983)
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This was a new television series version of Neil Simon's play, and subsequent movie, and television series which starred Tony Randall and Jack Klugman. In this version not only are he actors new but also of different ethnicity. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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This was the second attempt to remake a series of one of Neil Simon's plays with African-American actors in the lead roles. The other was Barefoot in the Park (1970). See more »

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Not Even Close to the Original
22 November 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This was the second attempt to remake one of Neil Simon's plays into a series with an all black cast (the first was "Barefoot in the Park"). However, that is the only distinguishable from the original series. Ron Glass don't even come close to the team that Tony Randall and Jack Klugman were. This show only proved that writers in the eighties didn't have any good ideas and resorted to trying to remake a classic series.


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