CTVA US Comedy - "The Super" (ABC)(Summer 1972) starring Richard S. Castellano

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The Super (1972)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King, Rina Fox, Robert Leszczak
references:
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THE SUPER
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Metromedia Producers Corporation
for
ABC (Wednesdays) (21Jun72-23Aug72)
Created by Rob Reiner and Phil Mishkin
Produced and Directed by Alan Rafkin

US Comedy series -  Summer 1972 - 13 episodes x 30 min color videotape
(10 episodes aired)
starring
Richard S. Castellano as Joe Girelli, the superintendent
Ardell Sheridan as Francesca Girelli, wife
B. Kirby Jr. as Anthony Girelli, son 
Margaret E. Castellano as Joanne, daughter (real-life daughter of the star)
Ed Peck as Officer Clark, a tenant
Virginia Vincent as Dottie Clark, wife of Officer Clark
Janet Brandt as Mrs. Stein
Louise Basile as Louie

Premise:
Comedy series about Joe Girelli, harried superintendent of a New York City Apartment Building.
  
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ABC Wednesdays (21Jun72-23Aug72)

 1.1 [--] The Super: THE SUPER'S APPRENTICE (pilot)(verified -RL) 
21-Jun-72 ABC Wed
A Metromedia Production
Created by Rob Reiner, Phil Mishkin and Gerry Isenberg
Directed & Produced by Alan Rafkin
Written by Rob Reiner and Phil Mishkin
Starring:
Richard S. Castellano as Joe Girelli
Ardell Sheridan as Fran
Bruno Kirby, Jr. as "Antony" (listed as B.Kirby, Jr in the credits)
Margaret E. Castellano as Joanne
Phil Mishkin as Frankie
Guest Cast:
Ed Peck ............. Officer Clark
Virginia Vincent .... Dottie Clark
Janet Brandt ........ Mrs. Stein
Synopsis:
When Joe & Fran's son, Anthony gets suspended from school, Fran suggests that
Joe be more of a father figure and spend more time with the boy. Joe does just that,
and hires the boy to be his superintendent's apprentice. After a series of mishaps, Anthony
realizes that the life of a super is not for him, and he gladly returns to class. [RL]

[02] The Super: THE AUTOMATED SUPER    
6-28-72 ABC Wed

1.03 The Super: THE MATCHMAKER
05Jul72 ABC Wed
Guest cast:
Penny Marshall ...... Janice
Janet Brandt ........ Mrs. Stein (recurring)
Synopsis:
Super turns Cupid: Joe's trying to match his spaghetti-plate brother
with a lox-and-bagel tenant. [RF]

[04] The Super: THIS BUILDING IS CONDEMNED 
7-12-72 ABC Wed

[05] The Super: JOE'S SCHEME
7-19-72 ABC Wed

[06] The Super: JOE'S AFFAIR  - OR/AKA-  Flesh On The Third Floor
7-26-72 ABC Wed

[07] The Super: FACTS OF LIFE 
8-2-72 ABC Wed

[08] The Super: THE PLAGUE 
8-9-72 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Janet Brandt (as Mrs. Stein) (recurring)
? (as Dr. Oppenheimer)
Synopsis:
Anthony's covered with little red spots. Joe says it's the
bubonic plague, the tenants diagnose German measles---and
the doctor has quarantined the whole building! [JK]

[09] The Super: THE FAT COP 
8-16-72 ABC Wed

[10] The Super: JOE'S EXTRA TICKET (final episode)
23Aug72 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Louis Basile (as Louie)
Synopsis:
No one's got more friends than Joe when he shows up with
extra tickets to a sold-out football game. [JK]

[--] preempted 1972 Olympics 8-30-72
[--] preempted 1972 Olympics  9-1-72
                                                           
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