A married couple struggles to cope when a magic statue transfers each of their personalities between them.
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Complete series cast summary:
John Schuck ...  Sam Alston 7 episodes, 1979
Sharon Gless ...  Penny Alston 7 episodes, 1979
Richard Stahl ...  Jack Overmeyer 5 episodes, 1979
Bobbi Jordan Bobbi Jordan ...  Judy Overmeyer 5 episodes, 1979
Bruce Kirby ...  Al Brennan / ... 5 episodes, 1979
James Sikking ...  Geoffrey St. James 4 episodes, 1979
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Tough sportswriter Sam and cosmetics exec Penny are a married couple who find themselves inhabiting each other's bodies thanks to a magic statue. They try to live the lives of each other and keep their body-switching a secret, while trying to discover the statue's method of switching them back to normal. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

26 January 1979 (USA) See more »

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Turnabout See more »

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(7 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Great while it lasted
10 June 2000 | by NozzSee all my reviews

By the 1970's, Thorne ("Topper") Smith's original novel could have been a recipe for disaster: the husband's mind in the wife's body and vice versa? Lord save us from cheap swishy jokes on the one hand and from free-your-mind homilies about our true bisexual selves on the other. Well, the series fell into neither trap. The leads were so masculine (without being handsome) and so feminine (without being a bimbo) that the switch between them was nothing but crystalline humor... except that each episode, if I recall correctly, came down to earth abruptly as the couple wished earnestly to return to their own identities.


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