CTVA US Comedy - "Who's Watching The Kids" (Paramount/NBC)(Fall 1978) Caren Kaye, Lynda Goodfriend

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Who's Watching The Kids (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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WHO'S WATCHING THE KIDS
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Henderson Productions in association with Paramount Television
for
NBC
Executive Producers: Garry K. Marshall, Tony Marshall, Don Silverman

US Situation Comedy Series Fall 1978 Pilot + 10 episodes x 30 min

Starring:
Caren Kaye as Stacy Turner (chorus girl)
Lynda Goodfriend as Angie Vitola (Stacy's roomate & chorus girl)
Marcia Lewis as Mitzi Logan (landlady & emcee at the "Club Sand Pile")
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Scott Baio as Frankie "the Fox" Vitola (Angie's 15-yr-old live-in brother)
Tammy Lauren as Melissa Turner (Stacy's 9-yr-old live-in sister)
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Larry Breeding as Larry Parnell (neigbor/ newscaster)
Jim Belushi as Bert Gunkel (Larry's camera operator)
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Lorrie Mahaffey as Memphis O'Hara
Elaine Bolton as Bridget
Shirley Kirkes as Venus

Premise:
The story of two showgirls Stacy and Angie at the seedy "Club Sand Pile" in Las Vegas. The girls share an apartment
with Frankie, Angie's 15-yr-old brother and Melissa, (Stacy's 9-yr-old sister). Angie and Stacy's problem: who can
watch their kids when they're working? Their solution: Larry, a KVGS-TV newscaster, and Burt, his cameraman,
neigbors who babysit when they can, to impress the girls.

A distant relation of Blansky's Beauties (Paramount/ABC)(early 1977) starring Nancy Walker

Other Credits:
Directed by: John Thomas Lenox, Ray DeVally Jr.
Written by: Sandra Kay Siegel

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NBC Fridays 8:30-9:00pm (22Sep78-15Dec78)

1.0 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: Legs (pilot)
19 May 1978

1.1 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: Larry Moves In
22 September 1978 NBC Fri

1.2 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: Melissa Runs Away
29 September 1978 NBC Fri

1.3 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: Frankie Loves Memphis
6 October 1978 NBC Fri

13Oct78 - no details
20Oct78 - no details


1.4 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: The Hostage
27 October 1978 NBC Fri
Guest Cast:
Robert Donner ......... Stanley

1.5 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: Love Finds Bert Gunkel
3 November 1978 NBC Fri
Guest Cast:
Constance McCashin ..... Sybil
Debbie White ........... Bootsie

1.6 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: Rustic Retreat
10 November 1978 NBC Fri
Guest Cast:
Savannah Smith Boucher ..... Ranger Pam
Ed Cree ............ Bubba

17Nov78 - no details

1.7 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: HIT AND RUN [RL]
24 November 1978 NBC Fri
Written by Roger Garrett
Directed by David Ketchum
Guest Cast:
Al Alu ............. Hit Man
Joe Mays ........... Bartender
Bert and Larry (Jim Belushi and Larry Breeding) have a big fight. To drown his sorrows, Bert heads off to a
local bar and has quite a few too many. While there, the drunken Bert hires a hit man to take care of Larry.
The next day, realizing what heís done, Bert tries to cancel the hit, but simply canít recall the manís name nor
where to contact him. [RL]

1.8 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: Mr. Wrong
8 December 1978 NBC Fri
Guest Cast:
Kenny Davis ......... Father Light

1.9 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: Frankie's 16th Birthday
15 December 1978 NBC Fri
Guest Cast:
Shannon Terhune ..... Peggy

1.10 [--] Who's Watching The Kids: Good News, Bad News
1979
Guest Cast:
Miriam Flynn ....... Ms. Collins

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