Stick Around (1977)

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It's the year 2055 and things are better for the human race, except for Vance. The Keefer family deals with daily life in the future and their older and malfunctioning robot servant, which Vance is tired of.

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Andy, the Robot
Fred McCarren ...
Vance Keefer
Nancy New ...
Elaine Keefer
Cliff Norton ...
Joe Burkus
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Earl
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Ed
Louise Williams ...
Lisa (as Liberty Williams)
Priscilla Morrill ...
Customer
Alan Haufrect ...
Burglar
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It's the year 2055 and things are better for the human race, except for Vance. The Keefer family deals with daily life in the future and their older and malfunctioning robot servant, which Vance is tired of.

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Burglar: I got something you'll get a kick out of...
[pulls a gun out of his satchel]
Vance Keefer: Oh yeah? Oh, wow! That-that's beautiful. Can I see it?
Burglar: Sure.
[hands him the gun]
Burglar: That's the old thirty-eight.
Vance Keefer: Yeah.
Burglar: You know anything about them?
Vance Keefer: Oh yeah, yeah - police special; boom! That's ah, well they were made in nineteen thirty-eight.
Burglar: It means thirty-eight caliber.
[...]
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Didn't Stick Around much
2 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Before taxi there was this pilot called "Stick Around". Unlike taxi, this show focused on the year 2055 where people have robots as servants. The show sticks to the traditional sitcom formula but the year that its based on make it much more original. The pilot focuses on a couple and there robot servant(andy kauffman)who appears to be a much older model, which explains the reasons to a lot of his malfunctioning.

Despite that the show had way more potential than taxi,it didn't go further than the pilot which is a total shame. I believe Andy Kaufman playing a incompetent robot goes more with his unique persona and acting.

Fans Of Andy Kauffman definitely should give this is a look.


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