A half-hour sitcom anthology on PBS, about people who are struggling with the daily routines of life.
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Director: Michael Spence
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Director: Ron Nyswaner
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 Kara Dimley 1 episode, 1987
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 Barbara 1 episode, 1987
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 Robin Stone 1 episode, 1987
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 Dwight Harper 1 episode, 1987
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 Hilda Bundt 1 episode, 1989
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 Agripina Gravanescu-Smith 1 episode, 1989
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 Buddy Amber 1 episode, 1989
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 Maxwell Fletcher 1 episode, 1987
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 George Stone 1 episode, 1987
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 Jenny Amber 1 episode, 1989
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 Howard LaMotta 1 episode, 1989
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 Actress 1 episode, 1987
Hagan Beggs ...
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 Frances Fletcher 1 episode, 1987
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 Mildred 1 episode, 1987
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Katherine McGrath ...
 Mother St Helen 1 episode, 1989
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Danitra Vance ...
 Emma St. John 1 episode, 1989
Dustin Berkovitz ...
 Young Gary 1 episode, 1987
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Betty Phillips ...
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 Dr. Iris Goldberg 1 episode, 1987
Richard Dimitri ...
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 Jennifer 1 episode, 1989
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Marcell Rosenblatt ...
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Melanie Jones ...
 Gary's Mom 1 episode, 1987
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 Rebecca 1 episode, 1987
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 Marlin Fletcher 1 episode, 1987
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 Driving Instructor 1 episode, 1987
Eric Ayala ...
 Young Benjie 1 episode, 1989
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 The Man on TV 1 episode, 1989
Kurt Knudson ...
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 Agent Caponello 1 episode, 1989
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 Allison 1 episode, 1987
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Doug Tuck
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 Jennifer 1 episode, 1987
George Belanger
Kalimba ...
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 Older Benjie 1 episode, 1989
Ken Smith
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 2nd Driving Instructor 1 episode, 1987
Norman Browning
Jackson Davies ...
 Charlie 1 episode, 1987
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 Grandpa Buckshot 1 episode, 1987
Álvaro Carcaño
Ellen Gollas
Dondee Spencer ...
 Clarissa 1 episode, 1989
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David Alden
Gabriela Goldsmith
Ron Wertheim
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 The Pregnant Daughter 1 episode, 1987
Jaqueline Fernandez
John Sabol
Irina Areu
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Christopher Durang ...
 The Waiter 1 episode, 1987
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Roger Cudney ...
 Persival 1 episode, 1989
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 The Neighbor 1 episode, 1989
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A half-hour sitcom anthology on PBS, about people who are struggling with the daily routines of life.

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Wonderful series.
21 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

Here's another television series that cries out for home-video rediscovery, or at least revival by public-broadcasting syndicates or Comedy Central, but instead languishes in obscurity. The standard of writing, performance and production on this anthology was very high, indeed, and it's a pity that the PBS network of stations weren't more supportive (of this production of LA's KCET), or didn't properly get the word out (perhaps it was feared that this was too much like commercial television offerings...although it handily outclassed most situation comedy on the other US networks, with even its weakest episodes worth the viewing). The Spalding Gray episode would seem particularly poignant as well as funny today, after his suicide; Catherine O'Hara, Steven Wright, and Teri Garr's episodes were all highlights.


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