Life…And Stuff explored marriage and parenthood in the 90’s from the point of view of a man who is trying desperately to keep passion alive in his life and in his marriage.
Harried advertising executive Rick Boswell and his equally overwhlemed wife Ronnie are finding life and stuff in the 90’s isn’t quite “Leave it to Beaver.” Instead of home cooking, quality time with their boys, Jerry and Shawn, and problems that can be solved with a hug and a cup of cocoa — it’s fast food, mid-life doubts and sex once in a blue moon.
Rick’s world is also inhabited by his free-spirited, unemployed brother, Andy, who lives in a trailer park in the driveway, and his advertising co-workers, Bernie and Nancy.
This was short lived with CBS pulling the plug after 4 of it’s six episodes.
USA / CBS – TriStar – Somers Teitelbaum – Perrgood / x25 minute episodes / Broadcast 6 – 27 June 1997
Executive Producers: Lee Aronsohn, Andy Cadiff, Mark Teitelbaum, Alan Somers, Alan David, Bill Bell, Jr.
Pam Dawber as Ronnie Boswell
Rick Reynolds as Rick Boswell
David Bowe as Andy Boswell
Tanner Lee Prairie as Jerry Boswell
Kevin Keckeisen as Shawn Boswell
Brandon Allen as Shawn Boswell
Fred Applegate as Bernie Skabinsky
Ilana Levine as Nancy Linstrom
Clochmerle (BBC-2 1972, Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice)
Period sitcom, based on a novel by Gabriel Chevallier that was adapted by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, that saw the French villagers of Clochmerle kick up a fuss over plans to install a new toilet.
CYRIL CUSACK as Major Piechut
ROY DOTRICE as Ponosse
KENNETH GRIFFITH as Ernest Tafardel
WENDY HILLER as Justine Putet
HUGH GRIFFITH as Alexandre Bourdillat
BERNARD BRESSLAW as Nicholas the Beadle
MADELINE SMITH as Hortase Girodet
GEORGINA MOON as Rose Biraque
PETER USTINOV as Narrator
Writers: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
Novel: Gabriel Chevallier
Producer: Michael Mills
Network and Production Companies: BBC Two – Bavaria
Duration: 9×30 minute episodes
Aired From: 18 February – 14 April 1972 Fridays at 10.05pm
Clairvoyant, The (BBC-2 1986, Roy Kinnear, Sandra Dickinson)
In Roy Clarke penned sitcom The Clairvoyant used car salesman Arnold Bristow is knocked down in a car accident and suddenly finds himself with psychic powers – or so he believes. There was a pilot broadcast 27 Nov 1984.
ROY KINNEAR as Arnold Bristow
SANDRA DICKINSON as Lily
HUGH LLOYD as Burma
SHAUN CURRY as Newton
GLYNIS BROOKS as Dawn
CARMEL CRYAN as Carmen
Writer: Roy Clarke
Producer and Director: Alan J.W. Bell
Network and Production Companies: BBC-2
Duration: 6×30 minute episodes
Aired From: Pilot – 27 November 1984 and Series – 15 May – 19 June 1986
Christmas Princess (UP 2017, Nicole Munoz, Zak Santiago)
Christmas Princess is the true story of Donaly Marquez who, through a childhood of neglect and abuse, achieved her dream of becoming a rose bowl princess. An inspirational story of resilience, strength and finding a family to call your own.
Nicole Muñoz as Donaly Marquez
Rosa Blasi as Sara
Zak Santiago as Ignacio Marquez
Olivia Steele Falconer as Emily Marquez
Jaedon Siewert as Abraham Marquez
Lina Renna as Young Donaly
Paloma Kwiatkowski as Chloe
Ty Wood as Trent
Pendo Muema as Monique
Kalyn Miles as Maria
Kaaren de Zilva as Roberta
Garfield Wilson as Dr. Miller
Clay St. Thomas as Judge #1
Patti Allan as Judge #2
Natalie von Rotsburg as Judge #3
Director: Allan Harmon
Writer: Tracy Andreen
Network and Production Companies: UP
Duration: 1×120 minute episode
Aired From: Sunday 10 December 2017
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