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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
7 September 1985 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Father Ted Lawson creates a robot, Vicki (played by Tiffany Brissette). The family--Ted, Joan and Jamie--keep Vicki's identity secret... See more »
Awards:
2 wins & 13 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
Small Wonder: Shane Acker’s “9”
 (From Indiewire. 8 September 2009, 6:00 AM, PDT)

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I want this show back on the air ASAP! See more (50 total) »

Cast

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Dick Christie ... Ted Lawson (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
Marla Pennington ... Joan Lawson (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
Jerry Supiran ... Jamie Lawson (96 episodes, 1985-1989)

Tiffany Brissette ... Vicki the Robot / ... (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
Emily Schulman ... Harriet Brindle / ... (96 episodes, 1985-1989)
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Series Directed by
Leslie H. Martinson (26 episodes, 1985-1989)
Bob Claver (25 episodes, 1986-1989)
Selig Frank (22 episodes, 1985-1989)
Peter Baldwin (15 episodes, 1985-1987)
John Bowab (3 episodes, 1985)
Dick Christie (3 episodes, 1988-1989)
Linda Day (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Writing credits
Howard Leeds (24 episodes, 1985-1986)
Warren S. Murray (11 episodes, 1985-1988)
Bruce Kane (9 episodes, 1986-1988)
Dick Christie (5 episodes, 1986-1989)
David Ruprecht (5 episodes, 1986-1989)
Steve Granat (5 episodes, 1987-1988)
Mel Sherer (5 episodes, 1987-1988)
Paul Chitlik (5 episodes, 1988-1989)
Jeremy Bertrand Finch (5 episodes, 1988-1989)
Howard Meyers (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ed Jurist (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Howard Albrecht (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Tom Amundsen (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Sol Weinstein (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Bruce A. Taylor (3 episodes, 1986)
Bobby Herbeck (3 episodes, 1987-1989)
John Boni (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Jurgen Wolff (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Lawrence H. Levy (2 episodes, 1986-1988)
Garry Ferrier (2 episodes, 1986)
Aubrey Tadman (2 episodes, 1986)
Stan Cutler (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Ken Steele (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Matt Geller (2 episodes, 1987)
Jerry Ross (2 episodes, 1987)
David Silverman (2 episodes, 1987)
Stephen Sustarsic (2 episodes, 1987)
Gordon Mitchell (2 episodes, 1988-1989)
George Crowder (2 episodes, 1989)
Richard Harding Gardner (2 episodes, 1989)

Series Produced by
Norman C. Hopps .... coordinating producer (24 episodes, 1985-1986)
Howard Leeds .... executive producer (24 episodes, 1985-1986)
Budd Grossman .... producer / co-executive producer (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Jean Hester .... associate producer (17 episodes, 1985-1989)
Bruce Taylor .... producer (12 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Original Music by
George Greeley (unknown episodes)
Ed Lojeskie (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Gregory Bennett (24 episodes, 1985-1986)
 
Series Casting by
David Graham (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
John C. Mula (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Joe Champa (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Mary Ellen Jones .... unit manager (19 episodes, 1985-1987)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Pat Day .... lighting director (24 episodes, 1985-1986)
Tom Faigh .... camera operator (24 episodes, 1988-1989)

Steven Castaneda .... dimmer operator / electrician (unknown episodes)
Doug Luberts .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Valerie Stulman .... camera utility (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Mel Sherer .... executive story editor (48 episodes, 1987-1989)
Francis X. Tobin .... publicist (48 episodes, 1987-1989)
Len Uslaner .... technical director (4 episodes, 1986-1987)
Robert A. Bowen .... technical director (3 episodes, 1986)
Dick Woodka .... technical director (3 episodes, 1987)
D'Janine King-Lasky .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1986-1989)

Tom Brocato .... publicist (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (96 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Vicki "jumpstarted Grandpa" via the defibrillator to restart his heart, Jamie asks where she leaned that, she replies "Trapper John". Jerry Supiran guest starred in the 'Send In the Clowns" episode of "Trapper John, M.D." (1979) as Matthew Riley.See more »
Goofs:
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: Despite being "made of plastic, microchips here and there", the robot and her costume grew from season to season to accommodative the actress. However, in the season 4 episode "School Monitor", there was an explanation given by the father, who put in a special chip that enabled her to grow to avoid suspicion from friends and neighbors why she never grew and remained the same age.See more »
Quotes:
Reggie Williams:Hey yo Jamie. Your sister's talking to the princesses. Boy, are they foxy.
Jamie Lawson:Yeah, they're probably using her to get to me.
Reggie Williams:Yeah, right. That's like using Cher to get to Pee Wee Herman.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #4.9" (2012)See more »

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19 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
I want this show back on the air ASAP!, 12 November 2004
Author: Marvin Floyd (mfloyd@donnelly.edu) from Kansas City, Kansas

I remember this show it was terrific my favorite character was the robot girl she really made me laugh. Everyone else was okay. But to me the real star was the robot girl. I only saw this show once after it went off the air. I haven't seen it since I've written to several networks requesting this show be brought back on the air. I've written to the Hallmark Channel, KSMO WB 62, KCWE 29, and Disney. I really want this show back on the air. It was a terrific show and it deserves to be back on the air again. Other viewers want the show back too. If only these networks would consider some of the feelings for their viewers then they would remember how great shows like Gimme A Break!, Out of This World, The Hogan Family, Just The Ten of Us, Webster, Kids Incorporated, and Small Wonder were, to some viewers like myself.

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