A middle-aged gay artist shares his New York apartment with a single mother and her little girl.

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Oliver Hailey
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2   1  
1983   1982   1981  
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Tony Randall ...  Sidney Shore 44 episodes, 1981-1983
Swoosie Kurtz ...  Laurie Morgan 44 episodes, 1981-1983
Kaleena Kiff ...  Patti Morgan 44 episodes, 1981-1983
Chip Zien ...  Jason Stoller 29 episodes, 1981-1983
Alan North ...  Judge Mort Harris 18 episodes, 1981-1982
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A middle-aged gay artist shares his New York apartment with a single mother and her little girl.

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Comedy

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Even though Sidney was openly gay in the television movie that the show was based on, the producers toned down that aspect of his personality when the show premiered due to the fact that they were afraid that they would not get any sponsors for a show featuring an openly gay character. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Gimme a Break!: The Big Apple: Part 2 (1984) See more »

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Friends Forever
Music by Billy Goldenberg
Lyrics by Carol Connors
Performed by Tony Randall, Swoosie Kurtz and Kaleena Kiff
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relax, dude
7 January 2005 | by p_gozinyaSee all my reviews

A friend of mine recently said that he was traumatized by The Brady Bunch. He said that his family was so unlike the always-happy, flawless Bradys that, by comparison, be felt he was living with a bunch of monsters. My reaction: "Dude, you took 'The Brady Bunch' seriously?" Likewise, the guy who wrote saying that Love Sidney caused his 13-year-old homosexual mind to grow shameful and make him feel he would always be friendless and sad...I have to ask: What are you, kidding? It was a portrayal of ONE CHARACTER. As for me, I'm glad the Sidney producers had the fortitude to create a show around a leading gay character way back in 1981. As a heterosexual kid growing up at that time, the show was my first introduction to the notion of homosexuality. It raised a lot of questions, and wound up being a springboard to meaningful discussions I had with my parents -- a chance to learn what it was, and form a non-judgmental concept on the subject in my formative brain.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alla älskar Sidney See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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