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This Wife for Hire (1985)

Marsha Harper (Dawber) is a happily married woman and mother of two children who begins to get restless and longs to return to work. Harper's husband, however, tells her that after so many ... See full summary »

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Jim Drake

Writers:

Phil Margo (teleplay), Don Segall (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pam Dawber ... Marsha Harper
Robert Klein ... Alan Harper
Laraine Newman ... Louise Bellini
Dick Gautier ... Howard Greer (as Richard Gautier)
Sal Viscuso ... Paul Bellini
Sam J. Jones ... Tommy Sellers
Ann Jillian ... Valerie Roberts
David White ... Larry Dunston
Tim Kazurinsky ... Mel Greenfield, M.D
Maia Brewton ... Amy Harper
Scott Nemes Scott Nemes ... Greg Harper
Tessa Richarde Tessa Richarde ... Brenda
Nora Gaye Nora Gaye ... Candy Atwood
Channing Chase Channing Chase ... Mrs. Greer
Lisa Figus Lisa Figus ... Kate Dunston
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Storyline

Marsha Harper (Dawber) is a happily married woman and mother of two children who begins to get restless and longs to return to work. Harper's husband, however, tells her that after so many years as a stay-at-home mom and housewife, she has only her domestic skills to go on. One day Harper is watching a talk show on television where a sports figure is being interviewed. This up-and-comer is lamenting that the stresses of his career have left his home life a wreck: he's bad at keeping his house and laundry done and doesn't eat well because he can't cook. On impulse, Marsha suddenly calls into the show and offers to provide all the ball player needs. Skeptically, he asks, "Who are you?" and she responds, "I'm a wife for hire!" Harper suddenly finds herself running an increasingly successful entrepreneurial business that starts to put a strain on her marriage. Written by looker1010az

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Every man's fantasy. A woman who will do anything you want. And give you everything you need. The perfect wife. And you don't have to marry her.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 March 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Se alquila esposa See more »

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Production Co:

Comworld Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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AWFUL
14 January 1999 | by Eskimo-3See all my reviews

Awful. Absolutely the worst movie ever made. No redeeming features whatsoever


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