The lives and trials of the residents of Truro, Florida.

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Rita Lakin
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1982   1981   1980  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
John Beck ...  Sam Curtis 38 episodes, 1980-1982
Woody Brown Woody Brown ...  Skipper Weldon 38 episodes, 1980-1982
Howard Duff ...  Sheriff Titus Semple 38 episodes, 1980-1982
Morgan Fairchild ...  Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle 38 episodes, 1980-1982
Mark Harmon ...  Fielding Carlyle 38 episodes, 1980-1982
Kevin McCarthy ...  Claude Weldon 38 episodes, 1980-1982
Cristina Raines ...  Lane Ballou 38 episodes, 1980-1982
Barbara Rush ...  Eudora Weldon 38 episodes, 1980-1982
Stella Stevens ...  Lute-Mae Sanders 38 episodes, 1980-1982
Peter Donat ...  Elmo Tyson 37 episodes, 1981-1982
David Selby ...  Michael Tyrone 18 episodes, 1981-1982
Glenn Robards Glenn Robards ...  Jasper 18 episodes, 1981-1982
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Storyline

Based on the novel and 1949 film of the same name, this prime-time soap detailed the lives of haves and have-nots in the sleepy Southern hamlet Truro, Florida. The haves live in huge mansions on Flamingo Road, while the rest of the characters did anything (blackmail, murder, voodoo) to obtain that address as well. Written by Mark Faulkner <mtfalknr@cc.memphis.edu>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flamingo yolu See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lorimar Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(37 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Stella Stevens was barely 12 years older than Morgan Fairchild when she was playing her mother on the series. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Merv Griffin Show: Episode dated 19 April 1982 (1982) See more »

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My favorite of all the prime-time soaps.
28 February 2015 | by WLasleySee all my reviews

"Flamingo Road" intrigued the high school boy that I then was far more than "Dallas," "Dynasty," or any other of the many prime-time soaps of the 1980s. The cast was stellar, the best a series of this type could ask for, consisting of a perfect combination of classic film veterans and talented newcomers. The steamy South itself, with all its accoutrements, both realistic and stereotypical, was the actual major living-and-breathing character of the show. From the pilot TV movie in 1980 to the second and final season, I was hooked. When no new episodes premiered in the fall of '82, I was saddened. Withdrawal symptoms of lust for Constance and admiration for Lane lasted quite a while. I have wondered about the arrested universe of "Flamingo Road" all these many years. How nice it would be to have a release of the complete series on DVD and/or Blu-ray.


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