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Rich Man, Poor Man 

An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
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Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 Brad Knight 6 episodes, 1976
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 Duncan Calderwood 5 episodes, 1976
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 Teddy Boylan 5 episodes, 1976
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 Willie Abbott 4 episodes, 1976
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 Bill Denton 4 episodes, 1976
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 Virginia Calderwood 3 episodes, 1976
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 Sid Gossett 3 episodes, 1976
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 Marsh Goodwin 3 episodes, 1976
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 Falconetti 3 episodes, 1976
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 Teresa Santoro 3 episodes, 1976
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 Axel Jordache 2 episodes, 1976
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 Irene Goodwin 2 episodes, 1976
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 Eddie Heath / ... 2 episodes, 1976
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 Papadakis 2 episodes, 1976
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 Asher Berg 2 episodes, 1976
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 Gloria Bartley 2 episodes, 1976
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 Third Mate 2 episodes, 1976
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 Arnold Simms 2 episodes, 1976
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 Billy Abbott 2 episodes, 1976
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An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.

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1 February 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rich Man, Poor Man - Book I  »

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Trivia

The film that Tommy Jordache and Claude Tinker watched at the Port Phillip cinema on VE Night was Wake Island (1942) See more »

Goofs

Tom's wife is pregnant before she leaves him and the child is never discussed when they where looking for her. See more »

Quotes

Mary Jordache: [to Tom] It takes a lot of pain and love to raise a boy, maybe I gave so much to Rudy, there wasn't enough left over for you.
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Connections

Referenced in That '70s Show: The Keg (1998) See more »

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The First and the Best TV Mini Series on DVD
3 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

I can still remember a very young Nick Nolte and Peter Strauss in this series - who would have thought at the time this series would have catapulted them both onto Hollywood careers . Definitely the the first and the best TV mini series -

it had me glued to the TV set each week - so as not to miss an episode . I think Falconetti with that eye patch , he must have been one of the best bad guys to hit the small screen in a long time - i wonder where he is now. Great to see it is AVAILABLE to BUY in the UK on DVD .

I have ordered my copy from Amazon UK as soon as i saw it was available


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