Busting Loose (1977– )

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Single guy Lenny deals with his meddling parents, boisterous pals and menial job.

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 Lenny Markowitz (21 episodes, 1977)
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 Woody Warshaw (21 episodes, 1977)
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 Vinnie Morabito (19 episodes, 1977)
Danny Goldman ...
 Lester Bellman (18 episodes, 1977)
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 Allan Simmonds (16 episodes, 1977)
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 Melody Feebeck (15 episodes, 1977)
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 Sam Markowitz (12 episodes, 1977)
Ralph Wilcox ...
 Raymond St. Williams (10 episodes, 1977)
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 Pearl Markowitz (9 episodes, 1977)
Paul B. Price ...
 Ralph Cabell (8 episodes, 1977)
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Following his graduation from engineering school, 24-year-old slacker Lenny Markowitz moves into his own rundown apartment (his first time away from home), and next door to a gorgeous older redhead (Melody). Ignoring his engineering background, he goes to work at a shoe store owned by Cabell and staffed by jive-talking Raymond. He also finds time to play poker and get into trouble with his childhood pals. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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17 January 1977 (USA)  »

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Provaci ancora Lenny  »

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Schmo sitcom
8 October 2002 | by (Irving, TX) – See all my reviews

This was the story of an affable young single guy who moves into his own low-rent apartment away from his overprotective parents and gets a lousy job, "busting loose" into his own (adult) life. His parents, boisterous friends, coworkers, and a beautiful neighbor were also in the cast. A lot of the appeal of the show depended on the personal charm of Adam Arkin; he's a likable guy, but his personality is rather low-key to carry a sitcom by himself. Without another source of "oomph," this ended up lasting about a season and a half.


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