My Sister Sam (1986–1988)

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Comedy about a San Francisco photographer whose teenage sister comes to live with her from Oregon. Most of the action took place in the apartment where the older sister had her photography ... See full summary »

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1988   1987   1986  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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Complete series cast summary:
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 Samantha 'Sam' Russell (44 episodes, 1986-1988)
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 Dixie Randazzo (44 episodes, 1986-1988)
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 J.D. Lucas (44 episodes, 1986-1988)
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 Jack Kincaid (44 episodes, 1986-1988)
Rebecca Schaeffer ...
 Patti Russell (44 episodes, 1986-1988)
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Comedy about a San Francisco photographer whose teenage sister comes to live with her from Oregon. Most of the action took place in the apartment where the older sister had her photography studio. Written by Laine Worrix <Worrix@crc.ricoh.com>

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6 October 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jänniä suhteita  »

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Despite "common knowledge" to the contrary, the show was not canceled because of Rebecca Schaeffer's death. The show had been canceled for a year when she was murdered. See more »

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Referenced in The Golden Girls: Nothing to Fear, But Fear Itself (1987) See more »

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It Was Cancelled A Year Before She Died!
9 May 2005 | by (Boston, Ma) – See all my reviews

Rebecca Schaeffer was certainly an attractive and fast rising young actress in Hollywood. Her career may have reached new heights had she lived beyond the age of 21. Her tragic death resulted in new laws which guarded personal privacy, and safety. However, the sitcom she was featured in was hardly memorable.

The show was fairly mediocre and lasted a little over a season when it was canceled.

The show is now remembered for the fact one of it's stars was murdered by a lunatic. People should get their information straight before posting.

The show was not canceled due to the death of the actress, It was canceled due to poor ratings a year before she died.


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