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Release Date:
13 September 1986 (USA) See more »
An elderly hillbilly and his friend are rescued from a life of poverty by a long-lost family member who married into wealth in Beverly Hills but is now doing social battle with her late husband's snobby family.
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 (From The Guardian - TV News. 10 May 2012, 2:19 AM, PDT)

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Jack Elam and Lee Weaver made this show funny See more (6 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 7)

Loni Anderson ... L.K. McGuire (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Jack Elam ... Uncle Alvin 'Bully' Stevenson (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Lee Weaver ... Ricardo Williams (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Dana Ivey ... Eleanor Standard (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

James Cromwell ... Quentin Standard (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Arthur Malet ... Bobby (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Series Directed by
Tony Mordente (10 episodes, 1986-1987)
Hugh Wilson (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Sam Weisman (3 episodes, 1986)
Tony Singletary (2 episodes, 1986)
Series Writing credits
Andy Borowitz (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Hugh Wilson (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Janis Hirsch (1 episode, 1986)

Series Produced by
Andy Borowitz .... co-executive producer (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Series Original Music by
Parmer Fuller (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Marvin V. Rush (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Deborah Barylski (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Silvia Abascal .... key hair stylist (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Series Art Department
Greg Papalia .... set designer (1 episode, 1986)
Series Stunts
Rick Avery .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Wayne Kiser .... music preparation: various cues (13 episodes, 1986)
Series Transportation Department
Alan Kaminsky .... picture car coordinator (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Series Other crew
Dan Fendel .... technical coordinator (unknown episodes)
Harry Knapp .... production accountant (unknown episodes)

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30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Eleanor Standard:It's like living with Noel Coward.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in The Runnin' Kind (1989)See more »


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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Jack Elam and Lee Weaver made this show funny, 20 November 2000
Author: SkippyDevereaux from Parkersburg, West Virginia

Although this wasn't the best comedy in the world, it isn't too bad--but as my summary said--it was Jack Elam and Lee Weaver that made the show such fun to watch. It was Bully and Ricardo's down home attitude that made the show such fun to watch. All in all, not a bad show, but it could have been better.

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