Roomies (1987– )

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This summer sitcom was about the up and downs two freshmen on the campus of Saginaw University. Nick Chase (Young) is a middle age Drill Instructor who wants something more out of life than... See full summary »

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 Nick Chase (8 episodes, 1987)
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 Matthew Wiggins (8 episodes, 1987)
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 Kate Adler (8 episodes, 1987)
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 Carl (8 episodes, 1987)
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 Sheldon (8 episodes, 1987)
Michael Lesco ...
 Singing Freshman #1 (7 episodes, 1987)
Larry Wray ...
 Singing Freshman #2 (7 episodes, 1987)
Bee-Be Smith ...
 Babs / ... (4 episodes, 1987)
Michael Worth ...
 Chip / ... (4 episodes, 1987)
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This summer sitcom was about the up and downs two freshmen on the campus of Saginaw University. Nick Chase (Young) is a middle age Drill Instructor who wants something more out of life than what the military can give him. So he leaves the military and goes to college at Saginaw University. His roommate is Matthew Wiggins who is young and bright, but also looked upon as nerdy. Every week, the two would learn from each other (Mainly, Matthew learning from Nick) and get past life's tough challenges. The theme song was performed by Billy Vera and the Beaters. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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This show got a bad rap and wasn't given a chance.
7 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show got a bad rap and wasn't given a chance. Both my mother and I thought it was a very good show. Definitely a change of pace. We especially enjoyed the four guys who would wander through the background harmonizing to very appropriate tunes Aspell. They were very good. It dealt with situations that college students commonly deal with in a way that oft times is very humorous. TV execs are obviously looking at the demographics that have the least buying power instead the middle age adults with the most buying power, the Baby Boomers. I am sick an tired of the TV execs telling me what I like or what I'm going to watch. Kicking off a show after only a few weeks without giving a chance to adjust the writing or the character mix is totally irresponsible. I looked forward to seeing Roomies. Too bad people who only enjoy drama, sex and violence rule our airwaves.


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