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I Married Dora 

A widowed white collar professional marries his Hispanic housekeeper so she will not be deported. They had to do everything to keep everyone from discovering the truth.

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Michael Leeson
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1988   1987  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Elizabeth Peña ...  Dora Calderon 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Daniel Hugh Kelly ...  Peter Farrell 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Sanford Jensen Sanford Jensen ...  Dolf Menninger 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Juliette Lewis ...  Kate Farrell 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Jason Horst Jason Horst ...  Will Farrell 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Henry Jones ...  Hughes Whitney Lennox 13 episodes, 1987-1988
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A widowed white collar professional marries his Hispanic housekeeper so she will not be deported. They had to do everything to keep everyone from discovering the truth. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

22 September 1987 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

About halfway through the October 16th, 1987 broadcast of "I Married Dora", ABC News broke in with live coverage of the rescue of "Baby Jessica". She had captured the hearts and attention of the entire nation after having fallen into and becoming trapped in a deep hole in her home town of Midland, Texas. The balance of the episode was never seen by the home audience. See more »

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Kate Farrell: [reading a speech assignment for her class] Values, by Kate Farrell. What's important to me is the classic and everlasting music of the Beastie Boys and having really thick hair. Thank you.
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Dora and Baby Jessica
31 January 2006 | by MCL1150See all my reviews

I still have a Betamax recording of "I Married Dora" from the night that Baby Jessica was rescued from that well. Right in the middle of the show they broke away to the rescue and I never did see the rest of that particular episode. Now while I can't recall chapter and verse of the series, I do remember that I did like the show enough to tune in every week. I liked it. Just a nice, quiet little show. If it were to show up on TV Land somehow, which I highly doubt, I'd gladly watch it again. And maybe this time I'll make it through that episode without Baby Jessica getting in on the act! I'll have to look through my collection, but I just might have the final episode as well. Not really the most ground breaking way for a show to end its run, but unique in its own way.


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