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Hanging In (1979)
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with contributions by: John King
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HANGING IN
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T.A.T. Communications Company (Norman Lear)
for
CBS (Wednesdays 8:30 PM ET)
Produced by Sy Rosen

US Comedy series 1979 4 episodes x 30 min color videotape
(8Aug79-29Aug79)
Starring
Bill Macy as Lou Harper (president of the university)
Barbara Rhoades as Maggie Gallagher (dean of the faculty)
Dennis Burkley as Sam Diggs (dean of admissions)
Nedra Volz as Pinky Nolan (Harper's saucy housekeeper)
Darian Mathias as Rita Zepperette

Premise:
The experiences of Louis Harper, a former football hero who becomes
the president of Braddock University, a Southern College.

"Hanging In "theme by Bill Byers
Videotape editor: George Zimmermann (all episodes)

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CBS Wednesdays 8:30 PM Eastern (8Aug79-29Aug79)

[01] Hanging In: NEW MAN ON CAMPUS
prod. no. 0101
06Aug79 CBS Wed
Directed by Alan Rafkin
Teleplay by Charlie Hauck, William Davenport & Arthur Julian
Story by Rod Parker
Synopsis:
Debut: A new university president ( Bill Macy) has inherited an
than an office from his predecessor. Also waiting for him is the
high pressured Dean of Faculty ( Barbara Rhodes), the glib Dir-
ector of Development ( Dennis Burkley) and a wise-cracking
housekeeper ( Nedra Volz) - all itching to give this idealistic
greenhorn the benefit of their academic savy. [JK]

[02] Hanging In: OLD GIRLFRIEND
prod. no. 0102
15Aug79 CBS Wed
Director: Alan Rafkin.
Written by Sy Rosen
Synopsis:
The unexpected arrival of an old flame induces an attack of gluttony
in compulsive eater Sam (Dennis Burkley). [JK]

[03] Hanging In: LOU'S LITTLE PROBLEM
prod. no. 0103
22Aug79 CBS Wed
Director, Alan Rafkin
Written by William Davenport
Story editor: William Davenport
featuring:
Lyn Benesch (as Mona)
Darian Mathias (as Rita)
Synopsis:
Lou Harper reveals himself to be a bit of a snob about woman, and he
pays a pretty price for it at a gala fund-raising dinner - as TV-news cameras roll. [JK]

[04] Hanging In: SLEEP WITH THE FISHES (final episode)
prod. no. 0104
29Aug79 CBS Wed
Directed by Walter C. Miller
Written by Arthur Julian & Sy Rosen
Guest Cast:
Billy Beck (as Pop)
Synopsis:
Menacing phone calls on a dark and stormy night suggest to Harper and staff that
 a mob boss wants revenge because his son was refused admission to the school. [JK]
[Last show of the series.]

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