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Down and Out in Beverly Hills (TV series)

Down and Out in Beverly Hills is an American sitcom based on the 1986 movie of the same name. It aired from April 26, 1987 to September 12, 1987 on the fledgling Fox network. It has the distinction of being the first ever show to be cancelled by Fox; only 5 of 13 episodes were produced.[1]

Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Genre Sitcom
Based on Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Developed by Howard Gewirtz
Starring Hector Elizondo
Anita Morris
Composer(s) David Michael Frank
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (5 unaired)
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Touchstone Television
Distributor Disney–ABC Domestic Television
Original network Fox
Original release April 26 (1987-04-26) – September 12, 1987 (1987-09-12)

The cast included Hector Elizondo as Dave Whiteman (Richard Dreyfuss' character in the movie), Anita Morris as Barbara Whiteman (Bette Midler's character in the movie), Eileen Seeley as Jenny Whiteman (Tracy Nelson's character in the movie), April Ortiz as Carmen the Maid (Elizabeth Peña's character from the movie), and Tim Thomerson as Jerry Baskin (Nick Nolte's character in the movie). Evan Richards (Max Whiteman) was the only cast member of the film to reprise his role for TV.



Episode listEdit

Ep. Episode title First aired
1 "Jerry's Mission" April 26, 1987
2 "Something Mild" July 25, 1987
3 "Skin Tight" August 1, 1987
4 "Max Bedroom" August 8, 1987
5 "Altared States" August 15, 1987
6 "Shapiro's Carmen" August 22, 1987
7 "Dancing in the Dark" September 5, 1987
8 "You Ought to Be in Pictures" September 12, 1987
9 "A Fistful of Dollars" Unaired
10 "For a Few Dollars More" Unaired
11 "Jerry Jumps Right In" Unaired
12 "The Legend That is Barbara" Unaired
13 "Jerry Strikes Out" Unaired


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