The Education of Max Bickford (2001–2002)

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A history professor teaches at a women's college where his daughter is a student.

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 Max Bickford (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Andrea Haskell (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Eric Ian Goldberg ...
 Lester 'Pres' Bickford (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Nell Bickford (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Judith Bryant (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Erica Bettis (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Sasi Grandoit ...
 Student (20 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Brenda Vanderpool (15 episodes, 2001-2002)
Molly Regan ...
 Lorraine Tator (13 episodes, 2001-2002)
Maureen Wakeley ...
 College Student (12 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Rex Pinsker (10 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Walter Thornhill (9 episodes, 2001-2002)
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A history professor teaches at a women's college where his daughter is a student.

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30 September 2001 (USA)  »

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Katee Sackhoff had been an extra on Mr. Holland's Opus (1995), another Richard Dreyfuss project. She had gone up to him after filming and said to him "You haven't seen the last of me!" See more »

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Intelligent and funny -- it grows on you.
27 January 2002 | by (Washington, D.C.) – See all my reviews

I have seen most of the episodes of Max Bickford and found it to be a fun, intelligent and well-layered program. Dreyfuss' character started out being quite the curmudgeon and then there was talk of "softening" his crusty character -- making it "Touched by a Professor." However, they seem to have found a good balance. Bickford is still a wonderful crank, but he has more facets now than were originally evident. They have not softened him up too much. They have also made his daughter less of a drag, which is refreshing.

The most recent episode, with Eli Wallach and Bob Balaban in guest roles, was truly worthy of an Emmy. Now they need to figure out how to get more of an audience to the program.


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