The Classic TV Show Movie: Bosom Buddies

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Classic TV Show DVD's or books make great gifts for family or friends who are into retro TV. There are a great many classic TV shows to choose from, many of them family friendly. This article will cover just a few of these family friendly comedies. Bosom Buddies was a comedy in the early 1980's which starred Tom Hanks, Peter Scolari, Donna Dixon, Holland Taylor, Wendie Jo Sperber and Telma Hopkins. Hanks and Scolari disguised themselves as women so they could live cheaply in the Susan B. Anthony Hotel, a hotel for females only. Scolari's co- worker, played by Sperber (her character had a crush on Scolari's) is the only other person who knows the men's true identity. Bosom Buddies was a amusing show with a strong cast, but was eventually hurt by a Screen Actors Guild Strike and by a change of the show from its initial day and time slot.…show more content…
The show featured Mary Tyler Moore as a career minded single woman working in a newsroom. Moore played the feisty independent woman who was not supported by a man or looking for one. The show had a great and strong supporting cast in Ed Asner as Mary's boss, Gavin MacLeod as head news writer, Valerie Harper as Mary's best friend and neighbor, Ted Knight as a slightly dumb anchorman, and Betty White as "The Happy Homemaker.". Cloris Leachman and Georgia Engel also starred. There were two spin-offs from the Mary Tyler Moore Show- Rhoda starring Valerie Harper and Lou Grant with Ed Asner. Gavin MacLeod was the only regular member of the cast to not be nominated for an

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