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Seasons:
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Release Date:
7 March 1989 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Marty and Hannah are two co-workers who are attracted to each other, but don't want to spoil their friendship by starting a romantic relationship. See more »
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Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations See more »
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I can't have been the only person who liked this show - it stayed on the air for three seasons. See more (6 total) »

Cast

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Jamie Lee Curtis ... Hannah Miller (56 episodes, 1989-1992)

Richard Lewis ... Marty Gold (56 episodes, 1989-1992)
Richard Frank ... Jules Bennett / ... (56 episodes, 1989-1992)

Ann Magnuson ... Catherine Hughes (50 episodes, 1989-1992)

Holly Fulger ... Robin Dulitski (49 episodes, 1989-1992)

Bruce Weitz ... Mike Urbanek (28 episodes, 1991-1992)
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Series Directed by
Robert Berlinger (28 episodes, 1990-1992)
Michael Lessac (18 episodes, 1989-1990)
David Trainer (2 episodes, 1989)
James Widdoes (2 episodes, 1989)
Peter Noah (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
 
Series Writing credits
Dennis Koenig (56 episodes, 1989-1992)
Wendy Kout (56 episodes, 1989-1992)
Janis Hirsch (9 episodes, 1989-1991)
Peter Noah (7 episodes, 1989-1992)
Bruce Rasmussen (6 episodes, 1989-1992)
Bill Barol (6 episodes, 1990-1992)
Jane Milmore (4 episodes, 1989-1991)
Billy Van Zandt (4 episodes, 1989-1991)
Bill Diamond (4 episodes, 1989-1990)
Michael Saltzman (4 episodes, 1989-1990)
Bill Bryan (3 episodes, 1991)
Alan Kirschenbaum (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Barbara Hall (2 episodes, 1989)
Marjorie Gross (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
Bruce Helford (2 episodes, 1991)
David S. Rosenthal (2 episodes, 1992)

Series Produced by
Robert M. Myman .... executive producer (56 episodes, 1989-1992)

Pamela Grant .... producer (unknown episodes)
Wendy Kout .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Barbara Stoll .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Jeremy Lubbock (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Richard Hissong (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Richard Schwadel (29 episodes, 1989-1992)

Herbert H. Dow (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Lindsay Chag (1 episode, 1989)

Gilda Stratton (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Brenda Meyers-Ballard (6 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Makeup Department
Lona Jeffers .... makeup department head (56 episodes, 1989-1992)

Dorothea Long .... head hair stylist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Tom Randol .... swing foreman (53 episodes, 1989-1992)
Paul Ahrens .... property master (33 episodes, 1989-1991)
Scott L. London .... property master (6 episodes, 1989)
Tom MacLear .... on set dresser (6 episodes, 1989)
William 'W' Gilpin .... construction coordinator (1 episode, 1989)
 
Series Sound Department
Dana Mark McClure .... production sound mixer (6 episodes, 1989)

Fred Tator .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Ken Speed .... special effects assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
William Powloski .... motion control (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Terry Jackson .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 1991)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ryne Niner .... assistant camera (26 episodes, 1991-1992)
 
Series Editorial Department
Marc Wielage .... telecine colorist (34 episodes, 1989-1992)
 
Series Transportation Department
James Nordberg .... transportation coordinator (45 episodes, 1989-1992)
Dean E. Mason .... transportation coordinator (6 episodes, 1989)
 
Series Other crew
Dailey Pike .... audience warm-up (56 episodes, 1989-1992)
Jonathan Glenn .... production assistant (17 episodes, 1991-1992)
Kevin John Rogers .... production accountant (17 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jane Milmore .... executive story consultant (12 episodes, 1989)
Billy Van Zandt .... executive story consultant (12 episodes, 1989)
Lance Clarke .... production assistant (11 episodes, 1990-1991)
Jason Roberts .... production assistant (6 episodes, 1989)
 

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30 min (56 episodes)
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
I can't have been the only person who liked this show - it stayed on the air for three seasons., 15 April 2012
Author: Dave from Ottawa from Canada

Back in the 80s, shows with romantic tension between the leads were all over the air: Moonlighting, Remington Steele etc. got it going and within a few years every show was on the same bandwagon. Here, Jamie Lee Curtis and Richard Lewis play colleagues at Chicago Weekly magazine who suppress their romantic impulses toward one another so as to preserve their friendship and working relationship, but circumstances keep pushing them together nonetheless. The overall romantic story arc moved slowly and inexorably toward its predictable goal, but the individual episodes were generally well written and funny enough on their own and as a result the show is still watchable.

Be warned: the show was on the air from 1989-92, and you get the occasional very dated joke on a then topical subject. This is rather unavoidable with sit-coms. Also note that the show underwent a re- structuring after episode 6 in which most of the cast got fired. The magazine gets a new boss, Jamie's character gets a new apartment and a new best friend, while her Dad, played by Bruce Kirby, is rarely if ever seen again. The changes worked fairly well, but when watched on a DVD it's a bit jarring, with the second side of the disk looking almost like a new show.

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