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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23 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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The show that didn't go on

This show tells about the life of a Jewish college professor called Max Bickford (Richard Dreyfuss) and his family, which includes Lester (Eric Ian Goldberg) and Nell (Katee Sackhoff), who also studies at the women's college where her father teaches.Other great characters are Andrea Haskell (Marcia Gay Harden), who's also a professor and Erica Bettis (Helen Shaver), who used to be a man.The Education of Max Bickford ran from 2001 to 2002.My question is why? Why did it last for one season only? I liked it.The comedy worked in it, the drama worked in it and the cast was magnificent.The adult actors were great, the kid actors were great.And then you could see these amazing guest stars making visits.There was Eli Wallach in three episodes as Jay Bickford, Max' father.In one episode there was Peter O'Toole as Sidney McKnight, an old professor.These legends can make any show better, and this one was good already.So why didn't it last? What can you do? Some shows go on and some don't.That's the way it goes.


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