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Mr. T and Tina 

Taro, a single father, relocates because of business from Japan to Chicago. Conservative Taro wants a traditional nanny for his children Aki and Sachi. But he gets Nebraska born Tina, who challenges his orthodox ways.

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1976  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Susan Blanchard Susan Blanchard ...  Tina Kelly 6 episodes, 1976
Pat Suzuki Pat Suzuki ...  Michi 6 episodes, 1976
Ted Lange ...  Harvard 6 episodes, 1976
Miriam Byrd-Nethery ...  Miss Llewellyn 6 episodes, 1976
Jerry Fujikawa ...  Matsu 6 episodes, 1976
June Angela ...  Sachi 6 episodes, 1976
Gene Profanato Gene Profanato ...  Aki 6 episodes, 1976
Pat Morita ...  Taro Takahashi 5 episodes, 1976
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Taro, a single father, relocates because of business from Japan to Chicago. Conservative Taro wants a traditional nanny for his children Aki and Sachi. But he gets Nebraska born Tina, who challenges his orthodox ways.

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English

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1976 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Pat Morita who played Arnold on "Happy Days" signed his contract pick-up option to continue for another 2 or 3 seasons, however soon after signing he was offered his own TV Series which developed into "Mr. T and Tina" which aired only 5 episodes. See more »

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Absolutely Terrible
14 December 2002 | by TheGripSee all my reviews

This show, along with "Pink Lady and Jeff" have got to be two of the worst shows ever to have been produced. Pat Morita was on a high from being "Arnold" on "Happy Days" and was given this series. The stories were feeble and the direction amateurish. I remember it was canceled after this one ridiculous episode which played like a cartoon - having Mr. Takahashi blast off through the roof of his place in some sort of contraption. It hold a place in my heart as being the dumbest thing I can remember from my youth. A real goof, funny to watch because it was such junk, but then it wore off.


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