Burt tries to end his relationship with Sally; Eunice and Dutch have visitors at the farmhouse; Detective Donohue reports Chester's death, unaware that he's now a stranded hobo, still suffering from ...
Parody of television soap-operas--the show's humor relies on exaggerating soap-operas' characteristic plot implausibility and melodrama to ridiculous extremes, then adds a fair bit of the truly bizarre, including some remarkable characters.Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
Robert Urich appeared as Peter Campbell on this show at the same time he was playing Paul Thurston on the short-lived sitcom Tabitha (1976). See more »
Seven of my guys are going to be off today 'cause it's a Jewish holiday and I'm gonna have to do all their jobs. What really gets me is that I don't think they're all Jewish... two of them are black and one's an Indian.
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Original network broadcasts opened with an on-screen content warning. This was one of the first TV programs to include such a warning, though such disclaimers are now commonplace. See more »
One of the later episodes mentions Cosmopolitan magazine. On the videotape collection from Columbia House, the name of the magazine is overdubbed with "Cosmopolitan" in reverse audio. See more »
I watched the re-runs of this hilarious show when they came on on Comedy Central (which they may still, who knows) and loved it. The show actually has an ongoing plot, which carries from the first episode through the end of the series (which, btw, is rather sad). The characters all have their own quirks or
characteristics that make them unique. Mary and Corrine were my favorites :)
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