CTVA US Comedy - "Checking In" (CBS) (Spring 1981) starring Marla Gibbs

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Spin-off from -
The Jeffersons (Norman Lear/CBS)(1975-85) starring Sherman Hemsley
Checking In (1981)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: John King
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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CHECKING IN
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T.A.T. Communications Company (Norman Lear)
in association with
Ragamuffin Productions

for
CBS (Thursdays)
Produced by Jay Moriarty and Mike Milligan

US Comedy series 1981 4 episodes x 30 min color videotape
(9Apr81-30Apr81)
starring
Marla Gibbs as Florence Johnston
Larry Linville as Lyle Block( hotel manager)
Liz Torres as Elena (Florence's assistant)
Patrick Collins as Earl (house detective)
Robert Constanzo as HankSabatino (maintenance man)
Ruth Brown as Betty (maid)
Charles Fleischer as Dennis (bellhop)

Premise
A spin-off from "
The Jeffersons" wherein their maid Florence Johnston
takes leave of absence to work as the executive housekeeper at the
St. Frederick Hotel in New York City. After the series was cancelled
Marla Gibbs returned to "
The Jeffersons".

"Checking In" theme by David Talisman
videotape editor: Barney Robinson (all episodes)

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CBS Thursdays (9Apr81-30Apr81)

[01] Checking In: BOO WHO
prod. no. 101
09Apr81 CBS Thur
directed by Jack Shea
written by Bob Bendetson & Howard Bendetson;
Regular Cast:
Marla Gibbs (as Florence)
Liz Torres (as Elena)
Michael DeLano (as Leo)
Patrick Collins(as Earl)
Synopsis:
Debut: Florence ( Marla Gibbs) takes leave of the Jeffersons to
Work as executive housekeeper for the elegant St. Frederick Hotel
In New York. In the opener, Florence tries to scotch rumors that
A room is haunted by spending the night in it - alone. Larry
Linville plays the overbearing hotel manager. [JK]

[02] Checking In: BLOCK'S PARTY
prod. no. 102
15Apr81 CBS Thur
directed by Jack Shea
written by Bob Schiller & Bob Weiskopf
Synopsis:
Block's high - school nemesis - now a professional football
coach - and his rowdy football team check into the St. Frederick. [JK]

[03] Checking In: WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON?
prod. no. 103
22Apr81 CBS Thur
directed by Jack Shea;
written by Michael G. Moye;
********** no synopsis available ***********

[04] Checking In: FLORENCE AND THE SALESMAN (final episode)
prod. no. 104
29Apr81 CBS Thur
directed by Jack Shea
story by Lesa Kite & Cindy Begel;
teleplay by Lesa Kite, Cindy Begel,
Bob Bendetson & Howard Bendetson;
********** no synopsis available ***********

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