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Hothouse is an American medical drama that aired from June 13 until August 1, 1988, on Thursday Night at 10:00 PM EST.

Created byJay Presson Allen
StarringJosef Sommer
Alexis Smith
Art Malik
Michael Learned
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes7 (list of episodes)
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Lorimar-Telepictures
Original networkABC
Original releaseJune 30 –
August 25, 1988



The series is about a psychiatric clinic run by a family in Boston.[1]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"The Good Family"Stephen GyllenhaalNina ShengoldJune 30, 1988 (1988-06-30)
The wife of a sheriff is a kleptomaniac. A social worker feels that a patient is after her.
2"The Subject of Sex"Stephen GyllenhaalDonald MarguliesJuly 7, 1988 (1988-07-07)
Matt and Claudia counts the months until the birth of their baby. Ved thinks Marie shows a lack of commitment. Sam is set up on a blind date.
3"The Actress"Jeff BlecknerJay Presson AllenJuly 14, 1988 (1988-07-14)
An actress has a breakdown on the set of a movie.
4"Nancy (Part 1)"William HaysTBAJuly 28, 1988 (1988-07-28)
A 16-year-old patient of Art reminds him of a girl he had a crush on. Claudia and Lily's friendship blossoms.
5"Nancy (Part 2)"William HaysTBAAugust 4, 1988 (1988-08-04)
Ved talks to Art about his intense feelings for a patient. Marie don't know how to get through to Jakie.
6"His Mother"Jonathan SangerTBAAugust 11, 1988 (1988-08-11)
Marie wants Jakie's mother to come to the center. Claudia complains about having no privacy.
7"Love and Taxes"Jonathan SangerJeffrey SweetAugust 25, 1988 (1988-08-25)
Sam wants his son to move back home from London.


  1. ^ TV Guide. "Hothouse Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-10-28.

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