Throb (1986–1988)

TV Series  -   -  Comedy
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 79 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Genial sitcom about a young record company exec and his attempts to discover new talent, while scouting his own "talent".

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 187 titles
created 01 Dec 2012
 
a list of 7 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Throb" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Throb (1986–1988)

Throb (1986–1988) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Throb.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1988   1987   1986  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

An evil scientist implants the brain of Michael, a murdered high school student, into an Tyrannosaurus. He escapes, wreaks vengeance on his high school tormentors and is reunited with his sweetheart Tammy.

Director: Stewart Raffill
Stars: Denise Richards, Theo Forsett, Paul Walker
The Skulls (2000)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Luke McNamara, a college senior from a working class background joins a secret elitist college fraternity organization called "The Skulls", in hope of gaining acceptance into Harvard Law ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Cohen
Stars: Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker, Hill Harper
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Monster is a spoof of horror/monster films. After several people and a dog are found dead in their closets a "mild-mannered" reporter, a college professor, her son and a befuddled professor... See full summary »

Director: Bob Dahlin
Stars: Donald Grant, Denise DuBarry, Claude Akins
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer, in a hostage switch with a crime lord. When the ... See full summary »

Director: John Herzfeld
Stars: Paul Walker, Laurence Fishburne, Olivia Wilde
Noel (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Five New Yorkers come together on Christmas Eve, seeking a miracle.

Director: Chazz Palminteri
Stars: Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz, Paul Walker
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two women are arrested for smuggling while vacationing in Thailand.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Stars: Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A foreign traveler (Walker) unknowingly picks up a rental car that will tie him to a web of corrupt local police.

Director: Mukunda Michael Dewil
Stars: Paul Walker, Naima McLean, Gys de Villiers
Varsity Blues (1999)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion. The head coach is deified, as long as the team is winning and 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the... See full summary »

Director: Brian Robbins
Stars: James Van Der Beek, Jon Voight, Paul Walker
The Boys Are Back (TV Series 1994)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Fred and Jackie Hansen are a middle-aged couple who have to deal with the reverse of "empty nest syndrome" when their two adult sons move back in with them, one with his family in tow.

Stars: Hal Linden, Suzanne Pleshette, George Newbern
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A short film about a movie star from humble beginnings and his three friends.

Director: Erik MacArthur
Stars: Scott Caan, Desmond Harrington, Maya James
Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A short film bridging The Fast and The Furious with its sequel.

Director: Philip G. Atwell
Stars: Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Minka Kelly
I'm a Big Girl Now (1980–1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Dr. Benjamin Douglas is a cantankerous dentist dealing with life after his wife runs away with his dental partner while his grownup daughter, Diana, moves in with him after her own divorce ... See full summary »

Stars: Diana Canova, Danny Thomas, Rori King
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Sandy Beatty (48 episodes, 1986-1988)
Jonathan Prince ...
 Zachary Armstrong (48 episodes, 1986-1988)
...
 Prudence Anne 'Blue' Bartlett (48 episodes, 1986-1988)
Maryedith Burrell ...
 Meredith (48 episodes, 1986-1988)
Richard Cummings Jr. ...
 Phil Gaines (48 episodes, 1986-1988)
Sean De Veritch ...
 Jeremy Beatty / ... (26 episodes, 1986-1988)
...
 Jeremy Beatty (23 episodes, 1986-1987)
Edit

Storyline

Recently on her own for the first time, thirty-something single mom, Sandy Beatty takes a job working at "Throb", an independent record label created by ambitious entrepreneur Zach Armstrong. Her son Jeremy and best friend Meredith provide a relatively safe and stable home life while work is filled with ultra-cool twenty-something reminders that she's a fish out of water. Eventually she and Zach begin a romance. Written by SilasT.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Discos Throb  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The show's theme song was performed by star Diana Canova and The Nylons. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A Newly Single Mom At A New Record Company
28 December 2000 | by (Deep in the Heart of Texas) – See all my reviews

This syndicated show followed the ups and downs of a new single mom played by Diana Canova (of the short-lived "I'm A Big Girl Now" TV series) as an employee of a small fledgling record company. She juggles life as a divorcee while juggling responsibilities at her new job at a small record company.

If you can ever get a chance to view an episode of this mid-eighties series, you can see an improbably young Jane Leeves (fresh from her stint as a "Benny Hill Show" Girl) as "Blue," the de rigueur British import.

The big hairstyles, 80's wardrobes and '80s music would probably make this series seem even more dated now, but not quite seem old enough to be a classic.

It was partly a poorer-man's "W.K.R.P in Cincinnati" mixed with a less-ambitious "Mary Tyler Moore" but wasn't much worse than other 80's syndicated shows. No ground was broken here as the plots were as formulaic as they were predictable, but it had a certain scrappiness.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Thank God! davycastle
Episodes on Tape justvox
NYC Setting justvox
Discuss Throb (1986) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?