Comedy about a San Francisco photographer whose teenage sister comes to live with her from Oregon. Most of the action took place in the apartment where the older sister had her photography ... See full summary »

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Stephen Fischer
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1988   1987   1986  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Pam Dawber ...  Samantha 'Sam' Russell 44 episodes, 1986-1988
Jenny O'Hara ...  Dixie Randazzo 44 episodes, 1986-1988
Joel Brooks ...  J.D. Lucas 44 episodes, 1986-1988
David Naughton ...  Jack Kincaid 44 episodes, 1986-1988
Rebecca Schaeffer ...  Patti Russell 44 episodes, 1986-1988
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Comedy about a San Francisco photographer whose teenage sister comes to live with her from Oregon. Most of the action took place in the apartment where the older sister had her photography studio. Written by Laine Worrix <Worrix@crc.ricoh.com>

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

6 October 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jänniä suhteita See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Despite common misconception to the contrary, the show was not canceled because of Rebecca Schaeffer's death. The show was canceled in 1988, one year before she was murdered. See more »

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Referenced in The Golden Girls: Nothing to Fear, But Fear Itself (1987) See more »

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Faded fast
27 March 2006 | by Jagger1966See all my reviews

This is a prime example of a show that started out strong and then plummeted in the ratings. It was a big hit in its first season airing on Monday nights and was a top twenty show. The second season CBS moved it to Saturday nights where it dropped to something like number 88 in the ratings. I can't help but wonder what would have happened had it stayed on Mondays. Pam Dawber and Rebecca Schaeffer worked so well together you forgot that the two actresses weren't sisters in real life. And yes, Rebecca died a year after the show was cancelled, it wasn't cancelled because of her death. I wish this show would be released on DVD.


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