A 42-year-old Marine sergeant and a 14-year-old fish-obsessed genius strike a perfect and reciprocal balance as college freshmen roommates.

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Nick Chase 8 episodes, 1987
...  Matthew Wiggins 8 episodes, 1987
...  Kate Adler 8 episodes, 1987
...  Carl 8 episodes, 1987
Joshua Nelson ...  Sheldon 8 episodes, 1987
Michael Lesco ...  The Singing Freshmen 8 episodes, 1987
Larry Wray ...  The Singing Freshmen 8 episodes, 1987
Robert Reames ...  The Singing Freshmen 8 episodes, 1987
Michael Worth ...  Chip / ... 4 episodes, 1987
...  Babs / ... 4 episodes, 1987
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A summer sitcom about the up and downs of two unlikely college freshmen. Nick Chase (Young) is a middle-aged Marine drill instructor who wants something more out of life than what the military can give him, so he leaves the military and goes to college at Saginaw University. His roommate, Matthew Wiggins (Haim), is young and bright but also looked upon as nerdy. Every week, the two learn from each other (mainly, Matthew learning from Nick) and get past life's tough challenges. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com> / edited by statmanjeff

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I felt embarrassed for Haim... really.
11 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

Well... what is there to say. This was supposed to be an odd couple buddy comedy thing I think. You had Haim as this boy genius and some crusty old guy as a military sergeant who in his 50s I'm guessing decided he wanted more out of life. The result was supposed to be hilarity, it wasn't. First of all, having the two of them as room mates was... well... creepy for reasons I don't even want to get into. I actually have a couple episodes on tape still as I was a big fan of Haim at that time (gimmie a break, I was a teen)... they're packed away somewhere where I'm sure they won't be found soon. Maybe someday they'll be unearthed by a future civilization who will judge our society based on this turkey... oh GOD I'd better destroy that tape. If you get the chance to see it don't spend money, only reason I keep it around is because I taped it for free and as I said, I couldn't find it if I wanted to now.


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