Reviews

Watch Now

on Amazon Video

Episodes

Seasons


Years



12   11   10   9   8   7   … See all »
1994   1993   1992   1991   … See all »
Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

When David Sinclair, a popular and talented high school student commits suicide, his best friend Chris takes over many of his responsibilities; from the school production of "HMS Pinafore" ... See full summary »

Director: Marisa Silver
Stars: Alan Boyce, Keanu Reeves, Pamela Gidley
77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith
News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

This is the flagship nightly news program on NBC.

Stars: Lester Holt, Brian Williams, Tom Costello
Through Naked Eyes (TV Movie 1983)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A musician living in an apartment building likes to check out the residents of the building opposite him--until he finds out one day that an attractive woman in that building is checking ... See full summary »

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey
Stars: David Soul, Pam Dawber, Fionnula Flanagan
Comedy Factory (TV Series 1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Unsold pilot scripts are performed each week by a repertory cast and guest star. In the second season only unsold comedy pilots were aired under this umbrella title.

Stars: Geoffrey Bowes, Derek McGrath, Mary Long
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible carriers of the bubonic plague.

Director: Martin Rosen
Stars: John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam
Providence (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A talented but disenchanted high school student seeking more advanced instruction sneaks inside the ivy covered gates of nearby Brown University. Masquerading as a college student he is ... See full summary »

Director: David Mackay
Stars: JD Cullum, Yvonne de la Vega, David Greenlee
The Lawrenceville Stories (TV Mini-Series 1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

In Episode 1, 'The Prodigious Hickey,' our hero Hickey's pranks get him expelled from school by his headmaster at the Lawrenceville School. In Episode 2, 'The Return of Hickey,' Hickey ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Tony Van Bridge, Hans Engel
Into the Woods... (Video 1998)
Short | Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of young people living isolated in the forests of Finland decide to go wandering into the woods and they are attacked by zombies. Because they (surprisingly) have guns with them, ... See full summary »

Directors: Tommi Salama, Matti Suksi
Stars: Matti Suksi, Tuomo Rämö, Ville Lehtisaari
Shoeshine (1987)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Tom Abrams
Stars: Jerry Stiller, Ben Stiller, Jordan Flash Rose
Trying Times (TV Series 1987)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A half-hour sitcom anthology on PBS, about people who are struggling with the daily routines of life.

Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Candice Bergen, Teri Garr
Paula Abdul: Rush Rush (Video 1991)
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

This music video is clearly a take on Rebel without a Cause. Keanu plays James Dean's role and Paula plays Natalie Woods. It starts out with Paula flirting with Keanu and then she goes with... See full summary »

Stars: Paula Abdul, Keanu Reeves
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Alger Hiss / ... (5 episodes, 1984-1987)
Robert Minkoff ...
 Bit / ... (5 episodes, 1982-1984)
...
 Emily Dickenson / ... (4 episodes, 1982-1984)
...
 Fanny Church / ... (4 episodes, 1983-1990)
...
 Doctor / ... (4 episodes, 1982-1989)
John Harkins ...
 Whittaker Chambers (4 episodes, 1984)
...
 Priscilla Hiss / ... (4 episodes, 1984)
...
 Richard M. Nixon (4 episodes, 1984)
...
 Amy-Joy / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Mary Seibel ...
 Aunt Bernice / ... (3 episodes, 1982-1984)
...
 George / ... (3 episodes, 1988-1990)
...
 Judge Mark Driscoll / ... (3 episodes, 1984-1991)
...
 Clate Connaloe / ... (3 episodes, 1982-1987)
...
 Edward Philbrick / ... (3 episodes, 1982-1987)
...
 Marpo / ... (3 episodes, 1982-1991)
...
 Malcolm X / ... (3 episodes, 1983-1989)
MacIntyre Dixon ...
 Dr. Zuckerman / ... (3 episodes, 1984)
...
 Esther / ... (3 episodes, 1982-1985)
Christopher Childs ...
 Burdick, FBI / ... (3 episodes, 1982-1985)
...
 Mr. Antrobus / ... (3 episodes, 1983-1991)
...
 Chief Magistrate (3 episodes, 1985)
...
 Cal Porter - Andre's Lover / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1990)
...
 Dot / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1991)
...
 Bananas Shaughnessy / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1987)
Christopher Collet ...
 David (2 episodes, 1988-1989)
...
 Mrs. Downs - Andre's Grandmother / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1990)
Barbara Bolton ...
 Mom (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
...
 Brian Haas / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
...
 Baker's Wife / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
Lise Hilboldt ...
 Ellie Thompson / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
...
 Gabriel (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
Les Podewell ...
 Grandpa / ... (2 episodes, 1982)
Barbara Bryne ...
 Blair Daniels / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1991)
Jay Ine ...
 Randy (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
...
 Flick (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
Jeff Yonis ...
 Schwartz (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
Helen Stenborg ...
 Aunt Middy / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1984)
...
 Ludlow Whitney / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1986)
Aaron Freeman ...
 Andrew / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1984)
...
 Sarah / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1990)
...
 Charlie Hughes / ... (2 episodes, 1984)
...
 Call Girl / ... (2 episodes, 1982)
Wayne Kneeland ...
 Lloyd / ... (2 episodes, 1984)
Robert Westenberg ...
 Alex / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1991)
Wayne Tippit ...
 Mr. Burleigh / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
George Womack ...
 Ben Purdy / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1984)
Jean De Baer ...
 Edythe Wadleigh / ... (2 episodes, 1984)
...
 Couple in Library / ... (2 episodes, 1984)
George Hamlin ...
 Allen Dulles / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1984)
Rosemary Dean ...
 Lady at Garage Sale / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1984)
Melva Williams ...
 Maid / ... (2 episodes, 1984)
Anne Pitoniak ...
 Chambers' Mother / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1987)
...
 Bob Greenberg / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1986)
...
 Archie / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Raymond Serra ...
 Callas / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1986)
...
 Gabriel Javsicas / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Jean Shepherd ...
 Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
...
 Gen. Santa Anna / ... (2 episodes, 1982)
...
 Austin / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1991)
...
 Mr. Crouch / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1991)
...
 Lovely Mead / ... (2 episodes, 1987-1990)
...
 Lieutenant Angel (2 episodes, 1982-1992)
...
 Dad / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
...
 Kat Hubble / ... (2 episodes, 1983-1984)
...
 Pudd'nhead Wilson / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1988)
...
 Ben / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
...
 Ivy / ... (2 episodes, 1983-1991)
...
 Elmo Bliss / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1991)
Dick Latessa ...
 Creech / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1988)
Rodrick F. Wimberly ...
 Jacob / ... (2 episodes, 1985)
...
 Jack Chesney / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
Rosalind Cash ...
 Aunt Florence (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
...
 Virgil (2 episodes, 1987-1989)
...
 Buster McGuire / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
...
 Col. Grangerford / ... (2 episodes, 1983-1986)
...
 Elisha / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
...
 Mrs. Grimes / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1990)
Maria Todd ...
 Heather / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
...
 Lu Anne / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1993)
Ruth Edinburg ...
 Bernice / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
...
 Demos / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1984)
...
 Louisa / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
...
 Police Officer / ... (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
...
 Paul Melton / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1984)
...
 Leonard / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1991)
...
 Lynch Mob Leader / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
Richard Grusin ...
 Sargeant / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Sam Gray ...
 David Goldfarb (segment "Yiddish") / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1991)
...
 Blind Lily / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Kaiulani Lee ...
 Connie Van Buskirk / ... (2 episodes, 1981-1987)
...
 Gail Brock / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1990)
...
 Woman in the Bath (2 episodes, 1982-1990)
...
 Mary Austin / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1989)
...
 Charles Castle / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1988)
Brian Smiar ...
 Gus / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1985)
...
 Dale 'D.J.' Jackson / ... (2 episodes, 1982-1984)
...
 Lester / ... (2 episodes, 1983-1989)
Kevin Crysler ...
 Priest / ... (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
...
 Ben Stark / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1986)
...
 Hannibal / ... (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
...
 Phil Cooper (2 episodes, 1986-1988)
...
 Steven (2 episodes, 1986)
...
 Eleanor / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Margo Skinner ...
 Alice (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Leslie Ayvazian ...
 (segment "The Home") / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
...
 Herself / ... (2 episodes, 1991-1993)
...
 Sam / ... (2 episodes, 1991)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 January 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Американский театр  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Family Ties: Give Your Uncle Arthur a Kiss (1982) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Purchase information
12 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The American Playhouse presentation of "Seguin" in 1982 was excellent. It was true to life an dwell acted. I used to teach Texas history and wanted to use it for class, but was unable to purchase a copy. Now, I would like to use it to help my students understand point of view in my AP World history classes. This is the only film I am aware of that shows the Texas Revolution from the perspective of the Hispanics who fought and died to stop Santa Anna's dictatorship. It shows that the fighting was not just white v. Hispanic, but political in origin as well. I had tried contacting the station that aired the film (PBS I believe) but was told there was some fight over the ownership of the film. This much later, I hope the argument is settled. Is there any way to purchase this film? Thank you.


2 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Painting Churches BKeith57
The cutest thing ever... thslindal
The Great Anerican Fourth of July on DVD? Cindyk610
Need help finding the name of a play rgustas
Hallelujah American playhouse season 11 episode 5 12/22/93 nancymurnane
Working mangos47
Discuss American Playhouse (1981) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?