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Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II 

This is the sequel to the mini-series, RICH MAN, POOR MAN. It begins with Rudy Jordache apprehending the man who killed his brother, Falconetti. He then also takes in his nephew, Wesley. He... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Peter Strauss ...  Rudy Jordache 21 episodes, 1976-1977
Gregg Henry ...  Wesley Jordache 21 episodes, 1976-1977
James Carroll Jordan ...  Billy Abbott 21 episodes, 1976-1977
Susan Sullivan ...  Maggie Porter 20 episodes, 1976-1977
William Smith ...  Falconetti 18 episodes, 1976-1977
Peter Haskell ...  Charles Estep 17 episodes, 1976-1977
Penny Peyser ...  Ramona / ... 16 episodes, 1976-1977
Kimberly Beck ...  Diane Porter 15 episodes, 1976-1977
Cassie Yates ...  Annie Adams 14 episodes, 1976-1977
Kay Lenz ...  Kate Jordache 11 episodes, 1976-1977
Laraine Stephens ...  Claire Estep 10 episodes, 1976-1977
Peter Donat ...  Arthur Raymond 9 episodes, 1976-1977
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This is the sequel to the mini-series, RICH MAN, POOR MAN. It begins with Rudy Jordache apprehending the man who killed his brother, Falconetti. He then also takes in his nephew, Wesley. He then begins a vendetta with a man, who tried to take over the company of an old friend. Unfortunately for him, he has no evidence against him and the man is not about to let Rudy off the hook. He also has to deal with his step-son, Billy. And Falconetti, has been released from prison and is looking to get back at Rudy. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hombre rico, hombre pobre II See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Runtime:

(20 episodes) | (1 episode)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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In the DVD version released in 2010, Chapter I, which originally aired as a 2 hour segment, is split into two, one-hour episodes with the same opening and closing credits. See more »

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Follows Rich Man, Poor Man (1976) See more »

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I liked the way book II completed what happened to the Jordach family.
1 May 2006 | by picklestierneySee all my reviews

I enjoyed book II because it showed how the family after many year's of fighting and being bitter towards each they finally realized by sticking together they could accomplish so many more things in life. I also liked how Rudy became some what of a father figure for Wesley and Billy. He tried to show them just how important family really is and being bitter about things in their life does not have to continue you have to except the past and learn from it.Once the boy's saw how Rudy was alway's there for them trying to help them learn from their mistakes overcome them with out using their fist help make them better men.He wanted them to overcome their past so they could have a better life.Abuse tore his family apart and knew it had to stop.He also taught them that a good education was very important.I would love to purchase book II to complete the story.


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