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The Education of Max Bickford 

A history professor teaches at a women's college where his daughter is a student.
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2002   2001  
3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Richard Dreyfuss ...  Max Bickford 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Marcia Gay Harden ...  Andrea Haskell 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Eric Ian Goldberg Eric Ian Goldberg ...  Lester 'Pres' Bickford 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Katee Sackhoff ...  Nell Bickford 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Regina Taylor ...  Judith Bryant 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Helen Shaver ...  Erica Bettis 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Sasi Grandoit Sasi Grandoit ...  Student 20 episodes, 2001-2002
Meredith Roberts Quill Meredith Roberts Quill ...  Brenda Vanderpool 15 episodes, 2001-2002
Molly Regan Molly Regan ...  Lorraine Tator 13 episodes, 2001-2002
Maureen Wakeley Maureen Wakeley ...  College Student 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Stephen Spinella ...  Rex Pinsker 10 episodes, 2001-2002
David McCallum ...  Walter Thornhill 9 episodes, 2001-2002
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A history professor teaches at a women's college where his daughter is a student.

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Drama

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2001 (USA) See more »

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Max Bickford See more »

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(22 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Katee Sackhoff had been an extra on Mr. Holland's Opus (1995), another Richard Dreyfuss project. She had gone up to him after filming and said to him "You haven't seen the last of me!" See more »

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One of the more interesting weekly TV series.
26 April 2002 | by TxMikeSee all my reviews

Just goes to show you, after reading recent comments, no change will please everyone. I am in the camp that was getting tired of watching the "severe" Max Bickford, and was considering dropping it all togther, until they changed the focus and softened him up a bit. I watch the show because I find it entertaining, and it usually makes me think. It seldom tries to come up with a solution, but it touches on such diverse topics as transexuality, aging, doing drugs, lying to parents, bigotry, free speech, plagarism, and on and on. I suppose daughter "Nell" is my favorite character. I know "Max", I am almost Max in my own world. But Nell is a good, bright, conflicted girl trying to find her path into and through young adulthood. I like this show, however I wouldn't expect everyone to. You have to be in touch with the real world.


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