Duet (1987–1989)

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Romance
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 87 users  
Reviews: 9 user

Ben Coleman, a mystery writer, meets Laura Kelly, a caterer, and it's love at first sight. The ups and downs of their romance form the basis of this series.

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 121 titles
created 27 Oct 2011
 
list image
a list of 59 titles
created 02 Oct 2012
 
a list of 187 titles
created 13 Nov 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "Duet" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Duet (1987–1989)

Duet (1987–1989) on IMDb 7.6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Duet.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
1989   1988   1987  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series 1952)
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Jerry and Pamela North live in Greenwich Village in New York City. Jerry is a mystery magazine publisher who thinks he is a good amateur detective. He and his wife investigate various crimes and solve them before the police do.

Stars: Richard Denning, Barbara Britton, Francis De Sales
Gung Ho (1986)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When a Japanese car company buys an American plant, the American liason must mediate the clash of work attitudes between the foreign management and native labor.

Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Michael Keaton, Gedde Watanabe, George Wendt
Duets (2000)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A professional karaoke hustler reconnects with his daughter and a bored suburban businessman turns outlaw karaoke singer, among other plotlines.

Director: Bruce Paltrow
Stars: Huey Lewis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Giamatti
Hope & Gloria (1995–1996)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Cynthia Stevenson, Jessica Lundy, Enrico Colantoni
Gung Ho (1986–1987)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Short-lived sitcom based on the critically acclaimed movie. Hunt Stevenson is the laid-back American employee liaison of a Japanese car company in Hadleyville, Pennsylvania. Clashes abound ... See full summary »

Stars: Gedde Watanabe, Scott Bakula, Patti Yasutake
Kidd Video (TV Series 1984)
Animation | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A teen rock band is abducted to a cartoon fantasy world where music is the key to defeating their enemies and finding their way home.

Stars: Cathy Cavadini, Bryan Scott, Gabriele Bennett
Crazy Like a Fox (1984–1986)
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Rough-and-tumble private Investigator Harry Fox, Sr. solves crimes with the reluctant help of his son, respected San Francisco lawyer Harrison Fox, Jr.

Stars: Jack Warden, John Rubinstein, Penny Peyser
Baby Talk (1991–1992)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

This half hour situation-comedy featured the adventures of Baby Mickey, being raised by Maggie, a single mother starting her life over in the city.

Stars: Tony Danza, Paul Jessup, Ryan Jessup
Hothouse (TV Series 1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A short-lived Americian TV series about the lives and work experiences of the staff of a mental hospital lead by its unconventional director psychiatrist Sam Garrison.

Stars: Josef Sommer, Michael Learned, Katherine Borowitz
Gotham Girls (TV Series 2000)
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The adventures of the female superheroes and supervillains of Gotham City.

Stars: Arleen Sorkin, Diane Pershing, Tara Strong
Arduous Moon (1990)
Short | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Julie Cypher
Stars: Sherman Allen, Diedrich Bader, Ellen DeGeneres
Teech (TV Series 1991)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Short lived (4-weeks) show about Teech Gibson, a token black music teacher, at exclusive Winthrop Academy near Philadelphia. The stories revolve around four students, George Dubcek, Kenny ... See full summary »

Stars: Maggie Han, Steven Gilborn, Phill Lewis
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Matthew Laurance ...
 Ben Coleman (54 episodes, 1987-1989)
...
 Laura Kelly (54 episodes, 1987-1989)
...
 Richard Phillips (54 episodes, 1987-1989)
...
 Linda Phillips (54 episodes, 1987-1989)
...
 Jane Kelly (54 episodes, 1987-1989)
...
 Geneva (53 episodes, 1987-1989)
...
 Cooper Hayden (21 episodes, 1987-1988)
Ginger Orsi ...
 Amanda Phillips (19 episodes, 1988-1989)
Edit

Storyline

In this short-lived sitcom, Ben Coleman was a struggling mystery novelist, while his girlfriend Laura Kelly was a caterer with her younger sister Jane. Richard and Linda Phillips were a high-powered yuppie couple; he was in the family patio-furniture business and she was a studio executive. Linda's employer at World Wide Studios was Cooper Hayden, who eventually became infatuated with Jane. Geneva was the Phillips' wisecracking, sexy maid who sometimes fraternized with the sisters. Richard later quit his job to become a professional pianist, while Linda lost her job at World Wide Studios. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

caterer | mystery writer | single

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 April 1987 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Beginning of the End (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Good cast, good show, Fox debut line-up...
20 June 2005 | by (Upstate, NY) – See all my reviews

I remember DUET as being part of the new Fox network in '87, along with Tracey Ullman, Werewolf, and...hmmm..can't remember the other. DUET was canceled well before its time! The casting was great and the chemistry between the two leads (Laurance & Keller) was excellent. I also remember the spin-off, OPEN HOUSE. LaPlaca was incredibly funny on Duet, the writing for Open House wasn't up to par and didn't do her (or Lemmon) justice. OPEN HOUSE also featured Ellen Degeneres! I dunno, there was just something warm and charming about DUET. I don't use "warm and charming" often, that's for sure! Perhaps TV Land will have a "lost shows" weekend and show it.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Groundbreaking series? rivieran
I found Duet!!!!! lemon-lemon
Ellen BasilFlty
Great show, what killed it. eastcoastguyz
Just posted an episode smdias65
met Matthew! aeasmmikey
Discuss Duet (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?