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Writer:
Tim O'Donnell (developed by)
Contact:
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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
8 September 1990 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Buck, a slob who drinks beer, smokes cigars, etc., becomes the guardian of his brother's three kids when his brother and wife are called out of town... See more »
Awards:
4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Good show See more (3 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 11)

Kevin Meaney ... Buck Russell (18 episodes, 1990-1991)
Dah-ve Chodan ... Tia Russell (18 episodes, 1990-1991)
Jacob Gelman ... Miles Russell (18 episodes, 1990-1991)
Sarah Martineck ... Maizy Russell (18 episodes, 1990-1991)
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Series Directed by
James Widdoes (11 episodes, 1990-1991)
John Tracy (3 episodes, 1990-1991)
Art Dielhenn (3 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Writing credits
John Hughes (18 episodes, 1990-1991)
Tim O'Donnell (5 episodes, 1990)

Series Produced by
Richard Gurman .... co-executive producer / executive producer (5 episodes, 1990)
Tim O'Donnell .... executive producer / producer (5 episodes, 1990)
Jack Seifert .... producer (5 episodes, 1990)
Lori Motyer .... associate producer (4 episodes, 1990)
Rick Newberger .... co-producer (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Original Music by
Steve Dorff (5 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Cinematography by
Wayne Kennan (17 episodes, 1990-1991)
 
Series Film Editing by
Robert Souders (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Casting by
Maryann Kohler (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Production Design by
Bill Brzeski (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Art Direction by
Bill Brzeski (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Barbara Miranda (1 episode, 1990)
Charles Pierce (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Makeup Department
Robert Ostermann .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Production Management
Victor Hsu .... unit production manager (1 episode, 1990)
Abby Singer .... unit production manager (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Barth .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 1990)
Melinda Casey .... second assistant director (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Sound Department
Robert Crosby .... sound mixer (1 episode, 1990)
Klaus Landsberg .... sound mixer (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Buck .... camera coordinator (1 episode, 1990)

Richard J. Lee Jr. .... set lighting technician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Judith Brewer Curtis .... costume supervisor (1 episode, 1990)
Diana Eden .... costume supervisor (1 episode, 1990)
Joseph A. Kerezman .... set costumer (1 episode, 1990)
David McGough .... costume supervisor (1 episode, 1990)
Bob Watts .... costume supervisor (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Editorial Department
Karen Kirchner .... post-production coordinator (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Music Department
Celia Weiner .... music editor (7 episodes, 1990-1991)
John Bettis .... lyricist: theme song (5 episodes, 1990)
Ronnie Milsap .... singer: theme song (5 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Other crew
Catherine Pittman .... animal coordinator (16 episodes, 1990-1991)
Pixie Wespiser .... assistant to producer (6 episodes, 1990-1991)
Kevin Abbott .... executive script consultant (4 episodes, 1990)
Sheila Lauder .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1990)

Carolyn Hayes .... production auditor (unknown episodes)
Susan Vercelli .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The pilot caused a minor controversy in 1990 because of a scene where Maizy tells Uncle Buck: "You suck," the first time this had happened in an American network TV series.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Uncle Buck (1989)See more »
Soundtrack:
Uncle BuckSee more »

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8 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Good show, 4 May 2006
Author: Grace Zeh (filmgirlgz@gmail.com) from Chantilly, Virginia, USA

I used to watch this show when I was a little girl. Although I don't remember much about it, I must say that it was a pretty good show. Also, I don't think I've seen every episode. However, if you ask me, it was still a good show. I remember the opening sequence and theme song vaguely. Also, I vaguely remember the episode where Miles (Jacob Gelman) gets pulled up to the ceiling of the mall when he's holding a big bunch of balloons. In addition to that, everyone was ideally cast, the costume design was great. The performances were top-grade, too. I hope some network brings it back so I can see every episode. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that I'll always remember this show in my memory forever, even though I don't think I've seen every episode. Now, in conclusion, if some network ever brings it back, I hope that you catch it one day before it goes off the air for good.

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