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Busting Loose 

Following his graduation from engineering school, 24-year-old slacker Lenny Markowitz moves into his own rundown apartment (his first time away from home), and next door to a gorgeous older... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Adam Arkin ...  Lenny Markowitz 21 episodes, 1977
Paul Sylvan ...  Woody Warshaw 21 episodes, 1977
Danny Goldman Danny Goldman ...  Lester Bellman 19 episodes, 1977
Greg Antonacci ...  Vinnie Morabito 19 episodes, 1977
Stephen Nathan ...  Allan Simmonds 18 episodes, 1977
Ralph Wilcox Ralph Wilcox ...  Raymond St. Williams 17 episodes, 1977
Barbara Rhoades ...  Melody Feebeck 16 episodes, 1977
Jack Kruschen ...  Sam Markowitz 15 episodes, 1977
Paul B. Price Paul B. Price ...  Ralph Cabell 14 episodes, 1977
Pat Carroll ...  Pearl Markowitz 12 episodes, 1977
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Following his graduation from engineering school, 24-year-old slacker Lenny Markowitz moves into his own rundown apartment (his first time away from home), and next door to a gorgeous older redhead (Melody). Ignoring his engineering background, he goes to work at a shoe store owned by Cabell and staffed by jive-talking Raymond. He also finds time to play poker and get into trouble with his childhood pals. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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USA

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English

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17 January 1977 (USA) See more »

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Provaci ancora Lenny See more »

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(24 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Spin-off The Ted Knight Show (1978) See more »

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Schmo sitcom
8 October 2002 | by budikavlanSee all my reviews

This was the story of an affable young single guy who moves into his own low-rent apartment away from his overprotective parents and gets a lousy job, "busting loose" into his own (adult) life. His parents, boisterous friends, coworkers, and a beautiful neighbor were also in the cast. A lot of the appeal of the show depended on the personal charm of Adam Arkin; he's a likable guy, but his personality is rather low-key to carry a sitcom by himself. Without another source of "oomph," this ended up lasting about a season and a half.


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