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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 Boyd Pritchett (32 episodes, 1996-1997)
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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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 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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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Leech Woman (1997) See more »

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Why do networks DO this!?!?!
18 August 2000 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews



Why do networks constantly formulate these amazingly funny shows and then take them away? With Boston Common, they it moved around all the time, often to the most Godawful time slots and didn't advertise what they were doing. I was so happy to find the reruns on USA. Of course, these were cancelled eventually, too. I don't see why they would set a show up to fail. That's what they did with Boston Common. No other show has made me laugh like this one did -- if one ever does again, you can be sure it will be cancelled as well. What's strange about Boston Common is that it's by the same people who put out Will and Grace. That show is a gigantic hit. The network treats it like gold. There are even some of the same jokes and I even noticed a sweater that seemed to make it's way from Boston Common to the wardrobe of Will and Grace. Who can explain it?


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