CTVA US Comedy - "The Ted Knight Show" (Paramount/CBS) (Spring1978)

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The Ted Knight Show (1978)
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 TED KNIGHT SHOW (1978)
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Hayoudo Productions / Paramount Television
for
CBS
Executive Producers/ Creators: Lowell Ganz & Mark Rothman
Produced by Martin Cohan & David W. Duclon

US Comedy series 1978 6 episodes x 30 min color

Starring
Ted Knight as Roger Dennis
Normann Burton as Burt Dennis (Roger's brother)
Thomas Leopold as Winston Dennis (Roger's son)
Iris Adrian as Dottie (Roger's secretary)
Cissy Colpitts as Graziella
Fawne Harriman as Honey
Ellen Regan as Irma
Tanya Boyd as Philadelphia Phil Brown
Janice Kent as Cheryl
Deborah Harmon as Joy
Claude Stroud as Hobart Nalven

Spin-off from "Busting Loose" 1977
Premise:
Ted Knight as Roger Dennis, operator of New York based "Mr. Dennis Escorts Service".
Ted Knight, was previously seen in 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show'(1970-77).

Note:
Not to be confused with "The Ted Knight Show" of 1986 which was a short-lived successor to "Too Close For Comfort".

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[--]
Busting Loose <episode> [no.] 22, Mister Dennis Steps Out
(pilot episode for "The Ted Knight Show")
(copyright date 25Oct77)
Directed by James Burrows.
Written by Mark Rothman & Lowell Ganz;
director of photography: Meredith Nicholson;
music by Michael Leonard

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CBS Saturdays (8Apr78 - 13May78)

1.1 [--] The Ted Knight Show: STRIKE
8 April 1978 CBS Sat

1.2 [--] The Ted Knight Show: MY HERO
15 April 1978 CBS Sat
Guest Cast:
Art Metrano ... Ace

1.3 [--] The Ted Knight Show: HOP TO IT
22 April 1978 CBS Sat
Guest Cast:
Jack Perkins ... Peter
William E. Sands ... Budd

1.4 [--] The Ted Knight Show: THE WEDDING
29 April 1978 CBS Sat
Guest Cast:
Gloria DeHaven ... Delores
Anthony Eisley ... Brandon
Earl Montgomery ... Osgood

1.5 [--] The Ted Knight Show: SWEET SIXTEEN [verified -RL]
Hayoudo Productions / Paramount Studios
6 May 1978 CBS Sat
Written by Richard Rosenstock
Directed by Jerry Paris
Cast
Ted Knight as Roger Dennis
Thomas Leopold as Winston Dennis
Iris Adrian as Dottie
Cissy Colpitts as Graziella
Gawne Harriman as Honey
Ellen Regan as Irma
Guest cast
Tanya Boyd ......... Phil (recurring)
Janice Kent ........ Cheryl (recurring)
Deborah Harmon ..... Joy (recurring)
Wendy Hoffman ...... Carol
Howard Storm ....... the waiter
Claude Stroud ...... Hobart (recurring)
Sara Slack ......... Victoria Diamond
Reb Brown .......... Cliff
Synopsis:
Son Winston wants to become an escort at his daddy's "Mr. Dennis Escorts Service", but father Roger is reluctant
because of Winston's lack of maturity and self-control. When a surprisingly mature 16-year-old Victoria Diamond
comes in to hire an escort for her sweet sixteen dance, Roger thinks this might be the perfect chance for Winston
to prove himself. However, Victoria wants the elder Mr. Dennis to be her escort. He later finds out why - to make
her boyfriend Cliff jealous. [RL]

1.6 [--] The Ted Knight Show: THE HONEYMOON GAME (final episode)
13 May 1978 CBS Sat
Guest Cast:
Lee Bryant ... Helen
Nora Eckstein ... Carol
Sam Freed ... Frankie
Bo Kaprall ... Chuck
Joel Zwick ... Jim

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