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Makin' It 

Inspired by Saturday Night Fever, the nocturnal adventures of two young brothers at a disco and with their rambunctious Italian family.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
David Naughton ...  Billy Manucci 9 episodes, 1979
Greg Antonacci ...  Tony Manucci 9 episodes, 1979
Denise Miller ...  Tina Manucci 9 episodes, 1979
Ellen Travolta ...  Dorothy Manucci 9 episodes, 1979
Rebecca Balding ...  Corky Crandall 9 episodes, 1979
Ralph Seymour ...  Al 'Kingfish' Sorrentino 9 episodes, 1979
Gerard Prendergast Gerard Prendergast ...  Bernard Fusco 9 episodes, 1979
Lou Antonio ...  Joseph Manucci 9 episodes, 1979
Diane Robin ...  Felice 3 episodes, 1979
Jennifer Perito Jennifer Perito ...  Ivy Papastegios 2 episodes, 1979
Melody Thomas Scott ...  Carol / ... 2 episodes, 1979
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Inspired by Saturday Night Fever, the nocturnal adventures of two young brothers at a disco and with their rambunctious Italian family.

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Comedy

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USA

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English

Release Date:

1 February 1979 (USA) See more »

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Makin' It See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Even though the show lasted less than one season, the disco accented theme song performed by series lead David Naughton became a hit single. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Fatal Games (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Makin' It
by Dino Fekaris and Freddie Perren
Sung by David Naughton
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A TV Series version of "Saturday Night Fever"
3 April 2003 | by re_zuletaSee all my reviews

The other night I happened to be watching a brief biography of 'David Naughton,' the infamous "Dr. Pepper = Piperman" (I'm a Pepper, she's Pepper, So wouldn't you like to be a Pepper too), and became aware that besides that infamous jingle, and his brief-stint as the "American Werefolf" he also starred in this television series,"Makin'It" inspired or based on "SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER." In it,'Naughton'played the 'Travolta'(Tony Manero) role of Disco King. Too bad the series only aired for a few episodes, not even a full season; and its THEME was an even bigger hit than the series. 'Naughton' went on to co-star with 'Pam Dawyer'(Mork & Mindy)in "My Sister Sam."


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