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Gene Bergman tries to get through life with his considerably younger wife Annie and their four-year-old twins.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Gene Wilder ...  Gene Bergman 15 episodes, 1994-1995
Hillary B. Smith ...  Annie Bergman 15 episodes, 1994-1995
Ian Bottiglieri Ian Bottiglieri ...  Gabe Bergman 15 episodes, 1994-1995
Carl Michael Lindner Carl Michael Lindner ...  Sam Bergman 15 episodes, 1994-1995
Jake Weber ...  Richie Wainwright 15 episodes, 1994-1995
Gregory Itzin ...  Jack Travis 15 episodes, 1994-1995
Raegan Kotz Raegan Kotz ...  Katy 15 episodes, 1994-1995
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Storyline

Gene Wilder plays Gene Bergman, a father to 4-year-old twins and a husband to his wife, Annie, who is considerably younger. They have left a fast-paced New York lifestyle and moved to New England, where they've settled in to raise their children. The series follows them as they deal with things such as neighboring relatives and where to send their children to school.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

1 October 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Quel pasticcione di papà See more »

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Warner Bros. Television See more »
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Jennifer Grey was originally cast as Annie, but was replaced when test audiences disapproved of the two leads' age differences in the pilot. See more »

Quotes

Gene Bergman: (to Jack Travis) The most diffacult task is to raise a family.
Brain: (reading) Gene, The hardest thing to do is: avoiding taxes
Gene Bergman: (angry at being out smarted) Are you just here to state the obvious.
Brain: (still reading) No, I'm here to point out your obvious shortcomings.
Gene Bergman: Why don't I just get rid of him.
Brain: (Still reading) Because I figure out your Income Tax for free.
Jack Travis: He's got you on a Technacality there Gene.
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If you blinked, you missed it
5 January 2006 | by snakeguy76See all my reviews

This show cam out when I went to college and I only saw maybe two episodes. They were OK, but I don't think sitcoms are for Gene Wilder.

I wish he would do some new stuff, his guest appearances shows he still has something and there are plenty of actors still working in their 70's. His later TV movies were a little better. I think his age and his illnesses and his absence from the big screen is part of it. But his early stuff is just to great to ignore. His interview on Inside the Actors Studio is without a doubt one of the best ones in the series. Gene will always be remembered as one of the greatest comedic actors of all time.


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