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 Garry Shandling (71 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Nancy Bancroft (71 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Pete Schumaker / ... (71 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Grant Schumaker (71 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Leonard Smith (47 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Jackie Schumaker (42 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Ruth Shandling (30 episodes, 1986-1990)
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Garry Shandling pokes fun at sitcom conventions.

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Fred Savage tried out for the part of Grant. See more »

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A work of genius.
29 January 2000 | by (England) – See all my reviews



A show that inspires me to this day. While I didn't see it when it first aired at my house we have the wonder that is cable and the reruns of this show make my evening.

The format for the show is unlike any other I've seen and while the plots may not be original Garry (and cast) sparkle with true wit and class. Not many shows make me laugh out loud, but this one has me in tears. I urge absolutely everyone to watch it.


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