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11 January 1994 (USA) See more »
Monty Richardson is a Conservative talk-show host, a la Rush Limbaugh. His family, however, are rather liberal... See more »
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 (Series Cast [8])

Henry Winkler ... Monty Richardson (13 episodes, 1994)

Kate Burton ... Fran Richardson (13 episodes, 1994)

David Schwimmer ... Greg Richardson (13 episodes, 1994)

David Krumholtz ... David Richardson (13 episodes, 1994)

China Kantner ... Geena Campbell (13 episodes, 1994)

Tom McGowan ... Clifford Walker (13 episodes, 1994)
Joyce Guy ... Rita Simon (13 episodes, 1994)
Henry Goldscher ... Barber (13 episodes, 1994)

Series Directed by
Robby Benson (2 episodes, 1994)
Series Writing credits
George Beckerman (1 episode, 1994)
Robert Borden (1 episode, 1994)
Jane Espenson (1 episode, 1994)
Katie Ford (1 episode, 1994)
Marc Lawrence (1 episode, 1994)
Frank Lombardi (1 episode, 1994)
Caryn Lucas (1 episode, 1994)
Dana Reston (1 episode, 1994)

Series Produced by
George Beckerman .... consulting producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Steve Lamar .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1994)

Henry Winkler .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Dan Foliart (13 episodes, 1994)
Series Cinematography by
Dan Kuleto (12 episodes, 1994)
Series Film Editing by
Steve Cioffi (unknown episodes)
Tony Porter (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Greg Gneier .... set designer (13 episodes, 1994)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Howard Nugent .... gaffer (12 episodes, 1994)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jennifer Stone .... costume supervisor (13 episodes, 1994)
Series Other crew
Robert Borden .... story editor (13 episodes, 1994)

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

This show was originally developed for NBC. Monty originally was to have a gay daughter. NBC changed their minds. When the show moved to Fox, the gay daughter character was changed to a straight son who quit law school to become a chef.See more »


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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Ultra conservative comedy, 1 August 2006
Author: Steve from Texas, USA

"Monty" marked a come-back for Henry Winkler to comedy television, in front of the camera. The "Fonze" was all grown up! We were also introduced to David Schwimmer who was even less likable in "Monty" than in "Friends". Still, we liked not liking him.

The show was incredibly funny. The jokes were unapologetically conservative and therefore much of the humor was lost on liberal audiences. Most people who saw it either loved or hated the show. I suspect that those in the latter group voiced their opinions loudly. Sadly, the series was canceled after just a few episodes.

Many successful conservative programs first met with initial resistance that eventually wore down. Who knows? Maybe Monty may have succeeded if it had been allowed to persist beyond this difficult initial stage.

Are you listening Comedy Central?

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