Joe Waters is an ex-place kicker for the Philadelphia Eagles. Now retired, he's opened up a restaurant. Lou is his older brother, a gruff construction worker. Both Joe and Lou receive the ... See full summary »
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



5   4   3   2   1  
1989   1988   1987   1986   … See all »
3 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson
Stars: Billy Zane, William Sadler, John Kassir
Northern Exposure (1990–1995)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A newly graduated doctor is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town.

Stars: Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, Barry Corbin
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Director: Bruce Beresford
Stars: Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood
Lou Grant (1977–1982)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The trials of the former TV station manager, turned newspaper city editor, and his journalist staff.

Stars: Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams
The Mooring (2012)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Every 40 seconds a person goes missing. In northern Idaho, a group of teenage girls attended a summer camp. They were told it would be a summer of change. It was.

Director: Glenn Withrow
Stars: Hallie Todd, Thomas Wilson Brown, Karli Blalock
Brothers (2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Stars: Michael Strahan, Daryl Mitchell, Carl Weathers
Open House (1989–1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This short-lived series focuses on Linda Phillips' real-estate office and her interaction with her co-workers, including her main rival Ted Nichols.

Stars: Alison La Placa, Philip Charles MacKenzie, Chris Lemmon
Going Places (1990–1991)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The production staff of The Dick Roberts Show has its hands full booking guests for the outrageous talk show and dealing with its egomaniacal host. After work, Charlie, Jack, Alex and Kate ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Ruck, Heather Locklear, Hallie Todd
Duet (1987–1989)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Ben Coleman, a mystery writer, meets Laura Kelly, a caterer, and it's love at first sight. The ups and downs of their romance form the basis of this series.

Stars: Matthew Laurance, Mary Page Keller, Chris Lemmon
The Untouchables (1993–1994)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In 1930s Chicago, the seemingly invincible crime boss Al Capone is opposed by a team of incorruptible US Treasury agents led by the indefatigable Eliot Ness.

Stars: Tom Amandes, Paul Regina, John Newton
Off the Clock (TV Series 2009)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Lalaine and Elisa Victoria create crazy and off the clock videos on YouTube.

Stars: Lalaine, Elisa Victoria, Trevor Page
Good Grief (1990–1991)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Straight-laced Warren, his sister Debbie, her flamboyant husband Ernie (Howie Mandel), and their tranvestite assistant Raoul, run a funeral home.

Stars: Howie Mandel, Joel Brooks, Wendy Schaal
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Joe Waters (115 episodes, 1984-1989)
Paul Regina ...
 Cliff Waters (115 episodes, 1984-1989)
...
 Lou Waters (115 episodes, 1984-1989)
...
 Penny Waters (115 episodes, 1984-1989)
...
 Donald Maltby / ... (115 episodes, 1984-1989)
...
 Kelly Hall (81 episodes, 1984-1989)
Mary Ann Pascal ...
 Sam Waters / ... (57 episodes, 1984-1989)
Edit

Storyline

Joe Waters is an ex-place kicker for the Philadelphia Eagles. Now retired, he's opened up a restaurant. Lou is his older brother, a gruff construction worker. Both Joe and Lou receive the shock of their lives when their kid brother Cliff reveals that he's gay. Humorous situations follow as Joe and Lou alternately try to accept Cliff's homosexuality or cure him of it. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 July 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Unter Brüdern  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(115 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

After the first season, Showtime renewed it for two more seasons. This was the first time a television series got a two-season renewal. See more »

Quotes

Donald Maltby: You big wet spot!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Robin Williams/James Taylor (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Brothers
(Theme Song)
Music and Lyrics by Marcus Barone, Joe Diamond and Gloria Nissenson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brothers on DVD, please!
6 September 2007 | by (Nashville, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

Thank you for contacting Showtime about "Brothers" on DVD, I can see it left a big impression on them, since here it is over a year later, and still no sign of "Brothers" on DVD. It was a wonderfully funny series and groundbreaking in it's depiction of gay men. Not to mention one of the finest ensemble casts ever. I collected the entire series on Video tape and have watched them over and over. But the quality on the tapes is pretty awful, and pretty soon I won't have a VHS player anymore (Remember those?) It's never too late, so please, please release it on DVD, Showtime! I'm ready to relive the laughter over and over again. I also think it would be interesting to hear commentary from the Cast.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Will This Ever Come Out On DVD? eliasbose
Bring Brothers Back wonderwtch
theme song Bodacious_Wench
I saw a few tapings of Brothers in Hollywood edwardbrianm
Why is this show never mentioned...? heberald26
Drumming up support for Brothers giovannif7
Discuss Brothers (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?