Boston Common (1996–1997)

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After moving to Boston from Virginia, to spy on his sister who just started college, Boyd finds himself working for the student union where he raises hell more often than he should.

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 Wyleen Pritchett (32 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Joy Byrnes (32 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Tasha King (32 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Leonard Prince (32 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Boyd Pritchett (32 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Prof. Jack Reed (31 episodes, 1996-1997)
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Boyd Pritchett is a guy from Virginia who is bringing his sister to Boston to go to college. After arriving he meets a student named Joy and is captivated by her. And when Boyd displays his skills as a repairman he gets a job working at the college. And he hopes to hook up with Joy but she already has a boyfriend, s professor. But he decides to stick it out. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The shows creator Max Mutchnick went to Emerson College on which he based the show. See more »

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Clever dialogue is the best feature about it.
29 October 2004 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

Very funny and clever sit-com that only lasted for one year.

Anthony Clark was funny and convinced as the lead character. Hedy Burress is incredibly charming: her beautiness, sexiness, and talent are impossible to ignore. I'm a big fan of hers thanks of this show.

The character of Leonard was an interesting addition to the show, he was very funny. The rest of the cast also delivered good performances.

Nice cast.

The writing was very clever and that's what made the show a delight to watch. I had the chance to watch this funny show on it's re-runs on Sony Entertainment T.v. Latin American way back in 2000 but quickly stopped re-running it.

A future DVD release looks impossible but hey? we can dream about it.

Watch it if you have the chance you won't regret, this was one of the only shows which all of it's dialogues are funny.


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