Conrad Bloom is an American television sitcom series created by Caroline in the City producer Marco Pennette, that aired on NBC from September 21, 1998, to December 21, 1998, and running for 15 episodes.

Conrad Bloom
Created byMarco Pennette
ComposerBruce Miller
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes15 (6 unaired) (list of episodes)
Executive producers
  • Marco Pennette
  • Michael B. Kaplan (co-executive)
ProducerDawn DeKeyser
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production companies
  • Pennette Productions
  • 3 Sisters Entertainment
  • NBC Studios
Original release
ReleaseSeptember 21 (1998-09-21) –
December 21, 1998 (1998-12-21)

The series was cancelled after nine episodes for the low ratings; however, co-stars Mark Feuerstein and Linda Lavin would later reunite for the CBS series 9JKL, which debuted in 2017.

Premise edit

The show is centered around Conrad Bloom, a copywriter in New York City, looking for love whilst trying to pursue his career. Conrad has to deal with the women in his life: A mother, a sister, an ex-girlfriend still harboring feelings for him, a boss and a co-worker. Conrad balances work, life, friends and family whilst trying to remember that love is out there.

Conrad Bloom, a Marco Pennette-created sitcom, aired on NBC from September to December 1998. Despite its cancellation, stars Mark Feuerstein and Linda Lavin later reunited for the CBS series 9JKL in 2017. The show, centered around NYC copywriter Conrad Bloom, explores the delicate balance between love, career, and family.

Cast edit

Episodes edit

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pilot"James BurrowsMarco PennetteSeptember 21, 1998 (1998-09-21)
Conrad keeps breaking dates with the woman he thinks might be his true love.
2"The Fixer"James BurrowsHeide PerlmanSeptember 28, 1998 (1998-09-28)
Shelly lies about getting Jerry Seinfeld for an ad campaign about potato chips. Nina thinks her mother loves Conrad more than her.
3"The Ultimatum"James BurrowsDawn DeKeyserOctober 5, 1998 (1998-10-05)
Conrad and Molly's friendship is threatened by a jealous boyfriend. Conrad tries to get his sister and mother to live together.
4"The Rebound Guy"Ken LevineSusan Sherman & Judy TollOctober 12, 1998 (1998-10-12)
Conrad falls in love with a woman with great seats at Yankee Stadium. Florie meets an old enemy.
5"The Unsinkable Conrad Bloom"Ken LevineEric Abrams & Matthew BerryOctober 26, 1998 (1998-10-26)
Conrad shows up at a Halloween party in a Titanic outfit.
6"Gone with the Re-Wind"Lee Shallat-ChemelPaul A. Kaplan & Mark TorgoveNovember 9, 1998 (1998-11-09)
Conrad accidentally tapes over a tape Shelly's child birth.
7"The Spazz Singer"Gail MancusoDawn DeKeyserNovember 16, 1998 (1998-11-16)
A rock star has written a song about Conrad. Florie and Nina has a tennis match with Adele and her daughter.
8"To Hell in a Handbag"Ken LevineMichael B. KaplanDecember 14, 1998 (1998-12-14)
Conrad's mother asks him for help in selling a line of homemade purses. Molly tries to get a photography account with Conrad's ad firm.
9"A Bloom with a View"Gail MancusoMarco PennetteDecember 21, 1998 (1998-12-21)
Conrad's mother and sister moves in with him in his new apartment.
10"Working Girl"James BurrowsMichael B. KaplanUnaired
Conrad's mother gets a new job.
11"Psycho Babbler Q'est Que Ce?"Gail MancusoHeide PerlmanUnaired
Conrad's new girlfriend constantly analyzes their relationship.
12"How Florie Got Her Groove Back"Lee Shallat-ChemelMichael B. KaplanUnaired
Florie starts dating a doctor.
13"How Good Relatives Go Bad"Will MackenzieHeide PerlmanUnaired
Conrad, Nina and Florie go to the hospital to suck up for a dying aunt. Molly gets a job as a Monica Lewinsky lookalike.
14"The Favor"TBDStory by : Eric Abrams & Matthew Berry
Teleplay by : Paul A. Kaplan & Mark Torgove
Conrad's new neighbor asks him for a favor.
15"Dumb and Dummy-er"Jeff MelmanJudy Toll & Susan ShermanUnaired
Conrad dates a ventriloquist who creates a dummy based on Conrad. Florie is forced to become the super's servant.

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