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Alan North

  • Dec 23, 1920 - Jan 19, 2000 (age 79)
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1996
I'm Not Rappaport
MovieDec 24, 1996

I'm Not Rappaport

Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a …
Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. Nat also takes on his daughter, a drug dealer, and a mugger in this appealing version of a really 'odd couple'.
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The Long Kiss Goodnight
MovieOct 11, 1996

The Long Kiss Goodnight

Samantha Caine, suburban …
Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to remember small parts of her previous life as a lethal, top-secret agent. Her old chums in the Chapter are now out to kill her so she enlists the help of a cheap detective named Mitch. As Samantha remembers more and more of her previous life, she becomes deadlier and more resourceful. Both Mitch and Charly proceed to do the killing thing, the bleeding thing and the shooting thing.
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1995
Cafe Society
MovieMay 25, 1995

Cafe Society

Cafe Society is a 1995 American mystery film directed and …
Cafe Society is a 1995 American mystery film directed and written by Raymond De Felitta and starring Frank Whaley, Peter Gallagher, Lara Flynn Boyle and John Spencer.
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The Jerky Boys
MovieFeb 3, 1995

The Jerky Boys

When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use …
When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the "Jerky Boys" of crank call fame) are wanted by the local mafia, the police, and their neighbor.
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1993
Family Album
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TV ShowSep 24, 1993

Family Album

Dr. Jonathan Lerner (Peter Scolari, "Henry 'Hildegard' Desmond" …
Dr. Jonathan Lerner (Peter Scolari, "Henry 'Hildegard' Desmond" on Bosom Buddies, "Michael Harris" on Newhart (1984-1990), "Ken Ballantine" on Mommies, and "Wayne Szalinski" on Honey I Shrunk the Kids) architect wife Denise Lerner (Pamela Reed), tv lover son Jeffrey Lerner (Christopher Miranda) and daughter Nicki Lerner (Ashlee Levitch) move back to Philadelphia after living in California. The Lerner's have decided to return to live near their family (father Dr. Sid Lerner (Alan North, Police Squad!), hair dresser mother Ruby DeMattis (Rhoda Gemignani), Denise's sister Sheila (Nancy Cassaro) and juvenile delinquent nephew Elvis (Giovanni Ribisi)). Denise cannot understand why anyone would move back to Philly after escaping it, Nicki Lerner cannot adjust to Philly (culture shock), Jeffrey can't get his face out of the tv, Ruby cannot stop picking on Sheila, Dr. Sid cannot stop telling Dr. Jonathan how to be a doctor, and none of them can stop bickering. Creatorss other Creations David Crane & Marta Kauffman also created Dream On (1990), The Powers That Be (1992, David Hyde Pierce), Friends (1994), and Veronica's Closet (1997, Kristie Alley). Executive Producers Other Credits see also creators and production company section Executive Producer Kevin S. Bright also is credited as Supervising Producer for In Living Color (1990). Executive Producer for Dream On, Veronica's Closet, Jesse, and Joey. Bright also Directed Dream On, The Adventures of Brisco County Jr, Friends, Veronica's Closet, Jesse, DAG, and Joey. Executive Producers David Crane and Marta Kauffman are also both credited as Co-Executive Producers for Dream On. Both are credited as Executive Producer for Friends, Veronica's Closet and Jesse. Both are also credited as Writers for Dream On, Sunday Dinner, The Powers that Be, Friends, and Veronica's Closet. Aired September 24, 1993-November 12, 1993 September-October... 1993 Friday 08:30 pm-09:00 pm October-November.... 1993 Friday 09:30 pm-10:00 pm CompetitionSeptember to October 08:30-09:00pm: ABC: Boy Meets World FOX: Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. NBC: Against the Grain October to November 09:30-10:00pm: ABC: Hanging with Mr. Cooper FOX: The X-Files NBC: Movie Awards Young Artist Award Ashlee Levitch nominated in the category: Best Youth Comedienne of 1994. Production Company: Bright Kauffman Crane Also credited as production company for: Couples (1993; no listing because only pilot aired on ABC on 07/02/1994 (3 couples living in a brownstone in New York City; starred: Megan Mullally, Robert Clohessy, James Naughton, Jonathan Silverman, Helen Slater, Mariangela Pino)), Friends (1994), Veronica's Closet (1997), and Jesse (1998).
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Alex Haley's Queen
TV ShowFeb 14, 1993

Alex Haley's Queen

Alex Haley's Queen (also known as Queen) is a 1993 American …
Alex Haley's Queen (also known as Queen) is a 1993 American television miniseries that aired in three installments on February 14, 16, and 18 on CBS. The miniseries is an adaptation of the novel Queen: The Story of an American Family, by Alex Haley and David Stevens. The novel is based on the life of Queen Jackson Haley, Haley's paternal grandmother. Alex Haley died in February 1992 before completing the novel. It was later finished by David Stevens and published in 1993. Stevens also wrote the screenplay for the miniseries.
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Twenty Bucks
MovieJan 1, 1993

Twenty Bucks

The film follows a $20 bill from its ATM birth to its eventual …
The film follows a $20 bill from its ATM birth to its eventual demise. Along the way, the note weaves in and out of the lives of a street person, an aspiring writer, a stripper, two thieves, and many others in surprising and inventive ways.
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1991
Darrow
MovieJun 8, 1991

Darrow

Darrow released.
Eyes of a Witness
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MovieMar 31, 1991

Eyes of a Witness

Roy Baxter is concerned for his daughter Christina's safety. …
Roy Baxter is concerned for his daughter Christina's safety. She's working as a doctor among the Masai in Kenya. Poaching gangs are slaughtering protected species, then raiding Masai ...
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1990
Law & Order
TV ShowSep 13, 1990

Law & Order

Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama …
Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series created by Dick Wolf, launching the Law & Order franchise. Airing its entire run on NBC, Law & Order premiered on September 13, 1990 and completed its twentieth and final season on May 24, 2010.
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Crazy People
MovieApr 13, 1990

Crazy People

A bitter ad executive who has reached his breaking point, …
A bitter ad executive who has reached his breaking point, finds himself in a mental institution where his career actually begins to thrive with the help of the hospital's patients.
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Kojak: It's Always Something
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MovieFeb 3, 1990

Kojak: It's Always Something

After discovering the …
After discovering the connection between a corrupt city commissioner and Colombian killers, Kojak is framed for the murder of a call girl and is prosecuted by former police detective Crocker, now an assistant D.A.
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1989
Glory
MovieDec 14, 1989

Glory

The story of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry …
The story of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, told mostly through the eyes of their commander, Colonel Robert Gould Shaw (played by Matthew Broderick). Formed during the American Civil War, the 54th Massachusetts was the first African-American unit in the US Army. We see the formation of the regiment, its first volunteers, their training, disputes with administrators, their first operations in South Carolina and, finally, their moment of glory - the attack on Fort Wagner.
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Penn & Teller Get Killed
MovieSep 22, 1989

Penn & Teller Get Killed

Penn & Teller enjoy playing …
Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of them begins a series of pranks on the other to suggest a real threat. Then they find that a real psychopath is interested in them.
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See No Evil, Hear No Evil
MovieMay 12, 1989

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Dave is deaf, Wally is blind. …
Dave is deaf, Wally is blind. A murder occurs next to the concession stand the two work at. Dave sees the murderer, and Wally hears the murder. The police suspect the duo of killing the man, so it's up to them to find the killer and clear their names.
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Lean on Me
MovieMar 3, 1989

Lean on Me

The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the …
The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school and he is determined to improve by any and all means.
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1988
Clinton and Nadine
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MovieMay 28, 1988

Clinton and Nadine

Clinton is desperate to find his brother's murderer. To do so, …
Clinton is desperate to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua.
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1987
Everything's Relative
TV ShowOct 3, 1987

Everything's Relative

Everything's Relative is an …
Everything's Relative is an American sitcom starring Jason Alexander, John Bolger, Gina Hecht, Tony Deacon Nittoli and Anne Jackson which aired on CBS from October 3 to November 7, 1987.
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The Fourth Protocol
MovieMar 19, 1987

The Fourth Protocol

Sir Michael Caine plays a senior British administrator who is …
Sir Michael Caine plays a senior British administrator who is part of the Intelligence establishment. When his findings offend his superiors, he is reassigned to a customs post. While there, he finds odd things showing up, which might well be parts of a small nuclear device. A Russian Agent has been sent to England with instructions to assemble the device just prior to the British election next to an American Air Base in order to throw the election to Labor and get Britain out of N.A.T.O.
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1986
The Christmas Star
MovieDec 14, 1986

The Christmas Star

Horace McNickle (Edward Asner) is a two-time felon serving …
Horace McNickle (Edward Asner) is a two-time felon serving prison time for counterfeiting. On the week before Christmas, he escapes from prison dressed as Santa Claus due to his uncanny resemblance to St. Nick resulting from his long white beard and heavyset features. McNickle hides out from the police in a nearby suburban neighborhood where he is befriended and helped by two local children who think he is the real Santa Claus. McNickle takes advantage of the kids naivety to help him get his counterfeit money hidden somewhere in a local department store while he develops kind-hearted feelings for his two con victims that make him slowly understand the true nature of Christmas.
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Liberty
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MovieJun 23, 1986

Liberty

Drama about how the Statue of Liberty came to be erected in …
Drama about how the Statue of Liberty came to be erected in New York Harbor in the early 1880s and the people responsible for its creation.
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Act of Vengeance
MovieApr 21, 1986

Act of Vengeance

Act of Vengeance released.
Billy Galvin
MovieApr 1, 1986

Billy Galvin

Conflict arises between a steelworker and his son. The …
Conflict arises between a steelworker and his son. The father wants the boy to have a chance to make more of himself than he did, but the son wants to follow in his father's footsteps and become a steel-worker himself.
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Highlander
MovieMar 7, 1986

Highlander

After centuries of duelling to survive against others like him, an …
After centuries of duelling to survive against others like him, an immortal Scottish swordsman faces his final opponent: a bloodthirsty barbarian who has chased him across time to 1985 New York City, where they fight for the Prize: the spiritual ability to know everything.
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Tough Cookies
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TV ShowMar 5, 1986

Tough Cookies

Tough Cookies is a comedy television series that aired on …
Tough Cookies is a comedy television series that aired on CBS in 1986; six episodes were broadcast. This series premiered on the same date (March 5, 1986), and was also cancelled on the same date (April 23, 1986), as another CBS comedy series, Fast Times.
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1985
Spenser: For Hire
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TV ShowSep 20, 1985

Spenser: For Hire

Spenser: For Hire is an American crime drama series based on …
Spenser: For Hire is an American crime drama series based on Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels. The series, developed for TV by John Wilder and starring Robert Urich, was broadcast on ABC from September 20, 1985 until May 7, 1988.
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1984
Thief of Hearts
MovieOct 19, 1984

Thief of Hearts

A woman trapped in a boring marriage begins an affair …
A woman trapped in a boring marriage begins an affair with a handsome man who seems able to read her mind. She doesn't know that he has broken into her house and read her diaries, where she...
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The Cosby Show
TV ShowSep 20, 1984

The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom co-created …
The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom co-created and starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York.
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Kate & Allie
TV ShowMar 19, 1984

Kate & Allie

Kate & Allie is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from …
Kate & Allie is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from March 19, 1984 to May 22, 1989, starring Susan Saint James and Jane Curtin as two divorced women, both with children, who decide to live together in the same house. The series was created by Sherry Coben.
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1983
Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer
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MovieOct 15, 1983

Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer

This made-for-TV sequel to …
This made-for-TV sequel to the 1977 theatrical film "Looking For Mr. Goodbar" follows a New York City detective's quest to find the murderer of a schoolteacher.
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1982
Newhart
TV ShowOct 25, 1982

Newhart

Newhart is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from October …
Newhart is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from October 25, 1982 to May 21, 1990 with a total of 184 half-hour episodes spanning over eight seasons. The series stars Bob Newhart and Mary Frann as an author and his wife who own and operate an inn in a small, rural Vermont town that is home to many eccentric characters. TV Guide, TV Land, and A&E named the Newhart series finale as one of the most memorable in television history. Newhart was recorded on videotape for Season 1, with the remaining seasons shot on film. The theme music for Newhart was composed by Henry Mancini.
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The Powers of Matthew Star
TV ShowSep 17, 1982

The Powers of Matthew Star

The Powers of Matthew Star …
The Powers of Matthew Star is an American sci-fi television series that aired from September 17, 1982 until April 8, 1983, on NBC. It starred Peter Barton as the title character, alien prince Matthew ‘E’Hawke’ Star of the planet Quadris. Also starring were Amy Steel as Pam Elliot, Matthew’s girlfriend at Crestridge High, and Louis Gossett Jr. as Matthew’s guardian Walt ‘D’hai’ Shepherd.
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Police Squad!
TV ShowMar 4, 1982

Police Squad!

Police Squad! is an American television comedy series …
Police Squad! is an American television comedy series broadcast on the ABC network in 1982. It was created by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, and starred Leslie Nielsen as Frank Drebin. A spoof of police procedurals, the series featured Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker's usual sight gags, wordplay and non sequiturs. While a parody of many television shows and movies, it bore a particular resemblance to the Lee Marvin cop show, M Squad (especially the opening credits) and the late 1960s series Felony Squad. Although canceled after six episodes, the show spawned The Naked Gun film series. In 2013, TV Guide ranked it #7 on their list of 60 shows that were "Cancelled Too Soon".
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Muggable Mary, Street Cop
MovieFeb 25, 1982

Muggable Mary, Street Cop

Muggable Mary, Street Cop released.
American Playhouse
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TV ShowJan 12, 1982

American Playhouse

One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb …
One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and controversial) presentation: `Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City,' which won a Peabody Award.
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1981
Love, Sidney
TV ShowOct 28, 1981

Love, Sidney

Love, Sidney is an American sitcom which aired two seasons on …
Love, Sidney is an American sitcom which aired two seasons on NBC, from October 1981 to June 1983. It stars Tony Randall as Sidney Shorr (a single, closeted gay man), Swoosie Kurtz as Laurie Morgan (a single mother with whom he shares his home), and Kaleena Kiff as Patti Morgan (Laurie's young daughter). It was the first program on American television to feature a gay character as the central character, although his sexual orientation was carefully downplayed for most of the series' duration.
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Hill Street Blues
TV ShowJan 15, 1981

Hill Street Blues

Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that aired …
Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that aired on NBC in primetime from 1981 to 1987 for 146 episodes. The show chronicled the lives of the staff of a single police station located on the fictional Hill Street, in an unnamed large city, with "blues" being a slang term for police officers for their blue uniforms. The show received critical acclaim, and its production innovations influenced many subsequent dramatic television series produced in the United States and Canada. Its debut season was rewarded with eight Emmy Awards, a debut season record surpassed only by The West Wing. The show received 98 Emmy nominations during its run.
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1980
The Formula
MovieDec 19, 1980

The Formula

A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in …
A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in World War II to make fuel from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil, and oil companies. A major oil company finds out about it and tries to destroy the formula, and anyone who knows about it.
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1979
...And Justice for All
MovieJun 29, 1979

...And Justice for All

A lawyer, Arthur Kirkland, …
A lawyer, Arthur Kirkland, challenges the US legal system as he defends innocent people who are convicted of crimes they did not commit, and a guilty judge he is forced to defend who tries to use his status in court to aquitt himself. Kirkland is disgusted with the corrupt courts and tries to bring justice to people who are innocent and punishment to people who are guilty.
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1977
ABC Weekend Special
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TV ShowSep 10, 1977

ABC Weekend Special

ABC Weekend Special is a weekly 30-minute American …
ABC Weekend Special is a weekly 30-minute American television anthology series for children that aired Saturday mornings on ABC from 1977 to 1997 which featured a wide variety of stories that were both live-action and animated. Similar to both ABC Afterschool Special and The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie, the ABC Weekend Special differed in that it was primarily aimed at younger viewers following ABC's Saturday-morning cartoon lineup, whereas the ABC Afterschool Special was known for its somewhat more serious, and often dramatic, storylines dealing with issues concerning a slightly older teen and pre-teen audience.
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The Deadliest Season
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MovieMar 16, 1977

The Deadliest Season

Gerry Miller, a professional hockey player, gives in to internal …
Gerry Miller, a professional hockey player, gives in to internal and outside pressures and adopts a more aggressive style on the ice. During one particularly violent game a player on an ...
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1973
Serpico
MovieDec 5, 1973

Serpico

In the 1960s In New York City, the idealistic Italian descendant …
In the 1960s In New York City, the idealistic Italian descendant Frank Serpico joins the New York Police Department and on his first day, he learns that his colleagues are dirty, sharing money received from the extortion of criminals. Serpico refuses to receive the money and reports to a superior. Along the years, his superior does not take any attitude against the corruption and Serpico is an outcast police officer, rejected by his fellows. Further, his personal life is affected and he is harassed and threatened by his colleagues. In 1971, in a drug bust, Serpico is betrayed and shot in the face. He recovers with minor consequences and testifies to the Knapp Commission about the police corruption. Finally, Switzerland gives political asylum to him and he moves to that country.
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1972
ABC Afterschool Special
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TV ShowOct 14, 1972

ABC Afterschool Special

ABC Afterschool Special is …
ABC Afterschool Special is an American television anthology series that aired on ABC from October 14, 1972, to July 1, 1997, usually in the late afternoon on weekdays. Most episodes were dramatically presented situations, often controversial, of interest to children and teenagers. Several episodes were either in animated form or presented as documentaries. Topics included illiteracy, substance abuse and teenage pregnancy. The series won 51 Daytime Emmy Awards during its 25-year run.
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1971
Plaza Suite
MovieMay 12, 1971

Plaza Suite

Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set …
Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce up their failing marriage. In the second, brash film producer Jesse Kiplinger tries to get his former one-time flame Muriel to see him for what he stands for. In the third, Roy Hubley and his wife Norma try and try to get their uncertain-of-herself daughter out of the bathroom before her approaching wedding.
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1966
NET Playhouse
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TV ShowOct 10, 1966

NET Playhouse

NET Playhouse was an American dramatic television anthology …
NET Playhouse was an American dramatic television anthology series produced by National Educational Television. NET subsequently merged with WNDT Newark to form WNET, and was superseded by the Public Broadcasting Service, though the NET title did remain. In addition to episodes produced in the United States, the series also aired episodes that were originally produced and broadcast in the United Kingdom. The series occasionally broadcast feature films, such as L'Avventura and Knife in the Water.
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1964
Another World
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TV ShowMay 4, 1964

Another World

Another World (often shortened to AW) is an American …
Another World (often shortened to AW) is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from May 4, 1964, to June 25, 1999. It was created by Irna Phillips along with William J. Bell, and was produced by Procter & Gamble Productions at NBC Studios, 1268 East 14th Street in Brooklyn.
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1952
Guiding Light
TV ShowJun 30, 1952

Guiding Light

Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light before 1975) is …
Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light before 1975) is an American television soap opera. It is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running drama in television in American history, broadcast on CBS for 57 years from June 30, 1952, until September 18, 2009, overlapping a 19-year broadcast on radio from 1937 to 1956. With an uninterrupted 72 years of radio and television runs, Guiding Light is the longest running soap opera, ahead of General Hospital, and the fifth-longest running program in all of broadcast history; only the American country music radio program Grand Ole Opry (first broadcast in 1925), the BBC religious program The Daily Service (1928), the CBS religious program Music and the Spoken Word (1929), and the Norwegian children's radio program Lørdagsbarnetimen (1924-2010) have been on the air longer.
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1950
Rocky King Detective
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TV ShowJan 15, 1950

Rocky King Detective

Rocky King Detective (also known as Inside Detective) is an …
Rocky King Detective (also known as Inside Detective) is an American action/crime drama series that was broadcast live on the DuMont Television Network on Sundays at 9pm ET. The series ran for six seasons, from January 15, 1950, to December 26, 1954.
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1949
The Big Story
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TV ShowSep 16, 1949

The Big Story

The Big Story is an American radio and television crime drama …
The Big Story is an American radio and television crime drama which dramatized the true stories of real-life newspaper reporters. The only continuing character was the narrator, Bob Sloane.
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1920
Alan North
BirthDecember 1920

Alan North

Alan North was born.
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