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Hiller and Diller is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 23, 1997 to March 6, 1998.

Hiller and Diller
Created byLowell Ganz
Babaloo Mandel
StarringKevin Nealon
Richard Lewis
Jordan Baker
Jill Bernard
Allison Mack
Eugene Levy
Composer(s)Ray Colcord
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes16 (4 unaired) (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)Lowell Ganz
Babaloo Mandel
Tracy Newman
Jonathan Stark
Ron Howard
Brian Grazer
Tony Krantz
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Imagine Television
Touchstone Television
Original networkABC
Original releaseSeptember 23, 1997 –
March 6, 1998



Ted and Neil are two comedy writers with very different lives. Ted has an overachieving daughter among his three children, while Neil has two troublesome teenagers.[1]


  • Kevin Nealon as Ted Hiller
  • Richard Lewis as Neil Diller
  • Jordan Baker as Jeanne Hiller
  • Jill Bernard as Allison Hiller
  • Faryn Einhorn as Lizzie Hiller
  • Jonathan Osser as Josh Hiller
  • Kyle Sabiny as Zane Diller
  • Allison Mack as Brooke Diller
  • Eugene Levy as Gordon Schermerhorn


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pilot"Gil JungerLowell Ganz
Babaloo Mandel
September 23, 1997 (1997-09-23)
Zane gets expelled from school, so Diller asks Hiller to help the boy get into the school where Hiller's daughter goes.
2"The Play's the Thing"TBATBASeptember 30, 1997 (1997-09-30)
Ted and Neil writes a paper for Zane and Lizzie, but the paper gets only a C+.
3"The Anniversary"TBATBAOctober 7, 1997 (1997-10-07)
Ted and Jeanne allows Neil to babysit so they can celebrate their anniversary at a hotel.
4"The Old Flame"TBATBAOctober 14, 1997 (1997-10-14)
Neil is dating Ted's former college girlfriend.
5"Don't Make Me Hurt You"TBATBAOctober 21, 1997 (1997-10-21)
When Neil is fired over creative differences, Ted decides to quit too and join him as a script writer for wrestling shows.
6"A Very Special Episode of Hiller and Diller"TBATBAOctober 28, 1997 (1997-10-28)
Neil implies that Jeanne isn't funny, so Ted bets Neil that she can get the dinner guests to laugh.
7"Butterfly Kisses"TBATBANovember 4, 1997 (1997-11-04)
Lizzie forbids Ted from singing at her first boy-girl party.
8"Hiller's List"TBATBANovember 11, 1997 (1997-11-11)
Ted plays matchmaker for Neil.
9"Thankless-giving"TBATBANovember 25, 1997 (1997-11-25)
Jeanne lets Ted cook the holiday meal when Ted says he can cook just as good as she does.
10"Christmas/Hanukkah"TBATBADecember 16, 1997 (1997-12-16)
Jeanne helps Gordon with an office party.
11"The Cliffy Dukay Show"TBATBADecember 23, 1997 (1997-12-23)
Neil pressures Gordon into hiring a politically incorrect comedian.
12"Zane and Lizzie"TBATBAMarch 6, 1998 (1998-03-06)
Ted and Jeanne learns that Zane has a crush on Lizzie.
13"Smart Guy"TBATBAUnaired
Neil's son is picked to represent the school in a contest when he aces a math test.
14"Jeanne Gets a Job"TBATBAUnaired
Ted wants the kid to be supportive when Jeannie applies for a job.
Ted doesn't know if Gordon plans to renew their contracts.
16"Diller vs. Diller"TBATBAUnaired
Neil's first wife doesn't want him to keep the kids for a year.


  1. ^ TV Guide. "Hiller and Diller episodes". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-09-10.

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