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29 January 1984 (USA) See more »
Four couples spend four holidays together over the course of the four seasons. Based on the Alda film of the same name.
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 (Series Cast Summary - 9 of 10)

Jack Weston ... Danny Zimmer (13 episodes, 1984)

Tony Roberts ... Ted Bolen (13 episodes, 1984)

Marcia Rodd ... Claudia Zimmer (13 episodes, 1984)

Barbara Babcock ... Lorraine Elliot (13 episodes, 1984)

Allan Arbus ... Boris Elliot (13 episodes, 1984)

Joanna Kerns ... Pat Devon (13 episodes, 1984)
Elizabeth Alda ... Beth Burroughs (13 episodes, 1984)
Beatrice Alda ... Lisa Callan (13 episodes, 1984)
Lori Carrell ... Sharon Hogan (13 episodes, 1984)

Series Directed by
Hy Averback (7 episodes, 1984)
Charles S. Dubin (4 episodes, 1984)
Jay Sandrich (2 episodes, 1984)
Series Writing credits
Alan Alda (4 episodes, 1984)
Paul Robinson Hunter (3 episodes, 1984)
Don Segall (3 episodes, 1984)
Phil Margo (2 episodes, 1984)

Series Produced by
Alan Alda .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 1984)
Martin Bregman .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 1984)
Peter Saphier .... co-producer (unknown episodes)
Stefanie Staffin Kowal .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
John Cacavas (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Donald H. Birnkrant (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Barney Cabral .... adr supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Doug Mathias .... gaffer (13 episodes, 1984)
Series Other crew
Ellen Guylas .... executive story editor (unknown episodes)

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30 min (12 episodes)

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Danny and Claudia Zimmer represented the only couple from the film version that was featured in the series.See more »
Movie Connections:
Spin off from The Four Seasons (1981)See more »
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Call it an end-of-'Season' clearance, 5 January 2006
Author: bronty ( from Key West, FL, US

I was a TV junkie in the 70's and 80's, devouring as many of the shows and made-for-TV movies as I possibly could. Unfortunately, time has erased the total experience of some of these programs, and this is one of those cases. I can't recall each episode, no. But what I DO remember is that, despite the quality behind the show - and it was, if anything, well-produced - it still managed to elude the best part of the film which inspired it: the undeniable chemistry between the film's cast members. In the film, which I watched just yesterday (on cable), you really could believe this group of actors - and not just the character they're playing - had been best friends for years and years. THAT, in addition to solid writing and directing by Alan Alda, are what drove the film and turned it into such a success in theatres and on cable. Alas, three years down the road someone decided to turn it into a TV show and, with none of the leads from the film (save for Jack Weston), they came up with something forced, leaden, with a cast devoid of much chemistry. I've never been a fan of Tony Roberts and particularly remember him being a pretty sorry substitute for Alan Alda. Sad to say, unlike the network (which I believe was CBS), I gave up on this show just several episodes into its run. As it is, it seems to have lasted just half a season. Call it an end-of-'Season' clearance.

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