CTVA US Comedy - "The Last Resort" (MTM/CBS)(1979-80) Larry Breeding, Stephanie Faracy, Zane Lasky, Walter Olkewicz

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The Last Resort (1979-80)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Robert Leszczak
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)

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THE LAST RESORT
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MTM Enterprises, Inc.
for
CBS
Created and Produced by Gary David Goldberg

US Situation Comedy Series 1979-80 15 episodes x 30 min

Starring:
Larry Breeding as Michael Lerner (premed student)
Stephanie Faracy as Gail Collins (the pastry chef/ student)
Zane Lasky as Duane Kaminsky (waiter/ student)
Walter Olkewicz as Zach Comstock (waiter/ student)

Ray Underwood
as Jeffrey Barron (rich kid)
John Fujioka as Kevin (the cook)
Robert Costanzo as Murray (the maitre d')
Dorothy Konrad as Mrs. Trilling (one of the hotel guests)

Premise:
Half hour sitcom about a group of four College kids working as waiters at a resort hotel during their
summer vacation.

Directed by Asaad Kelada (all episodes)
Writers:
Gary David Goldberg, Donald Reiker, Lloyd Garver, Patricia Jones, Marty Nadler, Rich Reinhart

Music by Parick Williams

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CBS Wednesdays 8:00-8:30pm (19Sep79-03Oct79)
CBS Mondays (17Dec79-17Mar80)

1.1 [--] The Last Resort: Here Comes the Bride
19 September 1979 CBS Wed
Guest Cast:
Gail Edwards ... Beverly
Scott Mulhern ... Dexter
Taylor Negron ... Armando

1.2 [--] The Last Resort: Zach in Love
26 September 1979 CBS Wed
Guest Cast:
Elta Blake ... Cybil
Edward Marshall ... Mr. Henning

1.3 [--] The Last Resort: Let Them Eat Cake
3 October 1979 CBS Wed
Guest Cast:
John Petlock ... Doctor

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Pulled after only 3 episodes. Returned in December 1979
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1.4 [--] The Last Resort: Girlfriends
17 December 1979 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Ken Lerner ... Dentist
Wendy Phillips ... Sandy
Stephanie Blackmore ... Stewardess

1.5 [--] The Last Resort: High School Confidential
24 December 1979 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Richard Narita ... Kim Sung
Estelle Omens ... Miss Stillman
John Pappas ... Flour Delivery Man
Linda Ryan

1.6 [--] The Last Resort: A Very Little Romance
31 December 1979 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Ivan Bonar ... Mr. Wilson
Richard Stahl ... Doctor

1.7 [--] The Last Resort: And Murray Makes Three
7 January 1980 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Matthew Faison ... Carlton

1.8 [--] The Last Resort: Not a Prayer
21 January 1980 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Sands Hall ... Linda

1.9 [--] The Last Resort: Father's Day
28 January 1980 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Ronny Cox

1.10 [--] The Last Resort: Gone with a Whim
4 February 1980 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Joanna Barnes

1.11 [--] The Last Resort: The Price of Love
11 February 1980 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Maggie Cooper ... Brenda
Lorry Goldman ... Stern

1.12 [--] The Last Resort: Is There a Doctor in the House?
18 February 1980 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Mason Adams ... Dr. Sternhagen
David Tress ... Faraday

1.13 [--] The Last Resort: Dorm Window
25 February 1980 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Joan Shawlee ... Agnes
Michael Evans ... Inspector Reynolds
John Fiedler ... Slosser

1.14 [--] The Last Resort: Whodunit?
10 March 1980 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Bobby Ramsen ... Skippy
Michael Alaimo ... Handyman

1.15 [--] The Last Resort: ZEGELMANIA [RL]  (final episode)
17 March 1980 CBS Mon
Written by Jeannie Pagliaro
Guest Cast:
Judd Hirsch
Jay Gerber ... Dr. Harper
Bob Levine ... Dr. Menzies
Duane Kaminskyís (played by Zane Lasky) mentor, Dr. Alan Zegelman (played by Judd Hirsch) visits to conduct an experiment
involving mice being lured through a maze with soundwaves. When the experiment fails, Zegelman fakes the results, but
Michael (Larry Breeding) was watching at the time and saw him move the mouse to the end of the maze himself, while
distracting Duane. Even though heís in dire need of the grant money this could bring, Zegelman comes clean at a
psychiatristís convention being held in the hotel, much to the disbelief of his biggest fan, Duane. [RL]

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