Sam and Molly Quinn are two hard working career people just too busy with their careers (he a doctor and she a lawyer) to pay attention to each other or their teenage children.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Richard Crenna ...  Dr. Sam Quinn 22 episodes, 1982-1983
Patty Duke ...  Molly Quinn 22 episodes, 1982-1983
Billie Bird ...  Mama 22 episodes, 1982-1983
Helen Hunt ...  Lisa Quinn 22 episodes, 1982-1983
Anthony Edwards ...  Andy Quinn 22 episodes, 1982-1983
Richard McKenzie ...  Walter Chaiken 22 episodes, 1982-1983
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Sam and Molly Quinn are two hard working career people just too busy with their careers (he a doctor and she a lawyer) to pay attention to each other or their teenage children.

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Country:

USA

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English

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14 October 1982 (USA) See more »

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Lui, lei e gli altri See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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It was during the taping of this series that Patty Duke was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. This came after a cortisone injection for a sore throat triggered a manic episode. See more »

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Low-key outing for Duke and Crenna
21 October 2002 | by budikavlanSee all my reviews

"It Takes Two" was a mild sitcom designed as a vehicle for the interesting pairing of Richard Crenna and Patty Duke (Astin), though it is usually remembered now as the first regular series roles for Anthony Edwards and Helen Hunt. For such a sensational cast, the show itself was nothing special: it was well-acted and looked good, but wasn't all that funny or interesting. The grandmother of the house, played by Billie Bird, was hysterical, though might offend a Gray Panther--she was clearly a senile stereotype. I think the producers thought assembling a Grade-A cast was enough to ensure a long run, but as many have learned before and since, it just isn't so.


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