Enrapturing high school grifter Matt Burton may finally have met his match when his widowed mother begins dating their new apartment building neighbor Norman who's wise to Matt's schemes ... See full summary »
Reviews
Popularity
4,629 ( 200)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1985   1984  
3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Ben Stiller Show (1992–1993)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often, they would also have a special guest (e.g., a TV actor) join them in the comedy ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo
Rescue Me (2004–2011)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Tommy Gavin deals with the fears of his job as a firefighter and seeing his ex-wife dating other men.

Stars: Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi, Steven Pasquale
Bad Words (2013)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult.

Director: Jason Bateman
Stars: Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Allison Janney
Can You Feel Me Dancing? (TV Movie 1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A young blind woman struggles for independence.

Director: Michael Miller
Stars: Justine Bateman, Max Gail, Jason Bateman
Biloxi Blues (1988)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi, Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon.

Director: Mike Nichols
Stars: Matthew Broderick, Christopher Walken, Matt Mulhern
Damages (2007–2012)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator.

Stars: Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Tate Donovan
Lucas (1986)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.

Director: David Seltzer
Stars: Corey Haim, Kerri Green, Charlie Sheen
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

D.C. is a dreamer who can't keep in the real world longer than a few minutes. After a top secret disk finds its way in his backpack, he finds himself right in the middle of a big spy ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie H. Martinson
Stars: Gary Coleman, Bernie Casey, Shelley Smith
Simon (1995–1996)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Carl, a successful Wall Street stockbroker, loses his job and his wife, and finds himself in Harlem, sharing a tenement apartment with his simple brother Simon. Just as Carl's situation ... See full summary »

Stars: Harland Williams, Jason Bateman, Andrea Bendewald
W/ Bob and David (TV Series 2015)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Bob and David emerge from the time machine they entered sixteen years ago and are reunited with the cast of Mr. Show.

Stars: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, John Ennis
Moving Target (TV Movie 1988)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A teenage musician goes on the run from killers and the police when he returns home to find his home empty and his family gone.

Director: Chris Thomson
Stars: Jason Bateman, John Glover, Jack Wagner
Reno 911! (2003–2009)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An irreverent look at what goes on behind-the-scenes in the city of Reno's police department.

Stars: Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Matthew Burton (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
Caren Kaye ...
 Eileen Burton (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
Tricia Cast ...
 Julie Burton (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
...
 Lou Donatelli (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
...
 Norman Lamb (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
Adam Sadowsky ...
 Eli (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
Edit

Storyline

Enrapturing high school grifter Matt Burton may finally have met his match when his widowed mother begins dating their new apartment building neighbor Norman who's wise to Matt's schemes and attempts to foil every one of them hoping to set his would be stepson on the straight and narrow. Written by Dollanganger

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 September 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sira Sende  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

NBC cancelled this series in order to make room for the second season of Double Trouble (1984). See more »

Quotes

Norman Lamb: You're gonna laugh.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

This was a Stellar Show, and it was all Bateman
14 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Possibly the most underrated show since 'Frank's Place', It's Your Move was phenomenonly funny. Tricia Cast, David Garrison and Caren Kaye could all be replaced, but it was Bateman's show, through and through. The relationship between Matthew Burton, his mother, Caren Kaye, and the man who dates her who lives across the hall, David Garrison, could have in time become much more sharper and defined. Tricia Cast was Matthew's sister, Julie, and just as much a victim of his shenanigans as Garrison was. But still she was his sister and could be just as sinister as he was, yet he wasn't overly cruel to her. I always remembered one moment when Matthew was exchanging barbs with Julie, her female friend Sheila, and their dates, two football players. As Matt left, he recognized the four of them as thus, "Ladies (you think he means the two girls), . . .Sheila (obviously now implying Sheila was not a female, but the jocks were). His subtlety and their blank expressions was hilarious. Yet the funniest was the two parter Dregs of Humanity. Again, like Franks Place, It's Your Move could not be left alone and was yanked around, till the audience grew weary of trying to find it. Dregs of Humanity became the victim of that act, as two episodes near the end of the season, the ratings dropped and the first time Dregs aired, part two was deleted the following week for a special coverage, politics or something! I waited back through all the episodes and had to keep up with where the show was airing as it kept getting shuffled around until I finally found and saw part two. Even today I have to tell people what happened when they say "Do you remember a show with Jason Bateman and that guy off Married With Children? Whatever became of the Dregs of Humanity?" Then, yes, there was the burglars stealing the furniture episode too, when Matt and Norman did go on a gameshow. Too, too funny. The battle of wits in this show has not been surpassed since. It wasn't crudely offensive either.

This is a lost show. If it should ever air somewhere, try to record it and keep it. And then you can ask yourself "What happened?"


19 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?