"Slap" Maxwell is a sportswriter of the old-school--hard-working, uncompromised. Unfortunately, his type of writing doesn't fit well in the modern world. His wife wants to discover her own ...
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"Slap" Maxwell is a sportswriter of the old-school--hard-working, uncompromised. Unfortunately, his type of writing doesn't fit well in the modern world. His wife wants to discover her own talents, which baffles Slap (almost as much as his editor's bizarre metaphors). Slap only makes things worse by starting an affair with a young news writer. Oh, and his only son turns out to have absolutely no talent as a writer or sports fan, despite Slap's dreams. Written by
These Great Episodes Of Slap Maxwell Are Available On DVD
I was lucky enough to find the 4 disc complete series of one of my favorite shows (The Slap Maxwell Story) on DVD.
The price of the DVD's was very reasonable, and the quality of the (obviously homemade, from what appears to be VHS tape) analog transfer to digital was clearly decent enough for me to once again enjoy the viewing this classic show (first released on the ABC television network in 1987).
The Slap Maxwell Story along with another Dabney Coleman TV show (Buffalo Bill) was (in my opinion), great television acting, and exquisite (dark comedy) television writing at it's best.
For all of the other "Slap" fans out there, here's is the website address where I found The Slap Maxwell Story DVD's,... www.classics2dvd.com
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