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Dave's World 

Dave Barry, a Pulitzer prize winning columnist is dealing with his life in the suburbs together with his wife and two sons. Also starring in the series are Dave's amazingly stupid next door... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Harry Anderson ...  Dave Barry 98 episodes, 1993-1997
Zane Carney ...  Tommy Barry 98 episodes, 1993-1997
DeLane Matthews ...  Beth Barry 97 episodes, 1993-1997
Shadoe Stevens Shadoe Stevens ...  Kenny Beckett 97 episodes, 1993-1997
Meshach Taylor ...  Shel Baylor 97 episodes, 1993-1997
J.C. Wendel ...  Mia 96 episodes, 1993-1997
Andrew Ducote Andrew Ducote ...  Willie Barry 77 episodes, 1993-1997
Patrick Warburton ...  Eric 34 episodes, 1995-1997
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Dave Barry, a Pulitzer prize winning columnist is dealing with his life in the suburbs together with his wife and two sons. Also starring in the series are Dave's amazingly stupid next door neighbors Eric and Mia and Dave's two close friends: Kenny and Shel. Written by Danny Paikov <deepee@netvision.net.il>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

20 September 1993 (USA) See more »

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Dave világa See more »

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Runtime:

(98 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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You May Be Right
Written by Billy Joel
Performed by Southside Johnny Lyon
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I LOVED Dave's World
11 August 2011 | by melody23See all my reviews

I'm a great fan of truly funny TV shows (early Seinfeld, etc), and I think Dave's World is easily worthy of being in that class. It never failed to make me laugh. The characters were likable, all the actors were first-rate, and there are still lines my husband and I trade back and forth. I'm a writer by profession so perhaps that explains one reason I love it so, but I think anyone who has ever stumbled along while crossing the bridge between youth and middle age will recognize themselves in it.

Every issue brought up on each episode was delved into with great insight and inherent humor. Who couldn't love the Thanksgiving episode with Dave continually on his way to shower and get dressed, and yet we see him at the end of the episode, still in his bathrobe at dinner? As a Christmas baby, I loved Shadoe Stevens' character and his riff on being born on that holiday. Great stuff for real people to identify with.

It's not high, sophisticated comedy, but that's part of its charm.


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