Bert Gramus and Rufus Butterworth were childhood chums who decided to pool their savings and purchase a diner, which they called "Bert's Place". Originally bachelor Rufus worked as a ... See full summary »

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Complete series cast summary:
Bob Denver ...  Rufus Butterworth 42 episodes, 1968-1970
Herb Edelman ...  Bert Gramus 42 episodes, 1968-1970
Joyce Van Patten ...  Claudia Gramus 42 episodes, 1968-1970
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Bert Gramus and Rufus Butterworth were childhood chums who decided to pool their savings and purchase a diner, which they called "Bert's Place". Originally bachelor Rufus worked as a cabdriver, while Bert and his wife Claudia operated the diner, but Rufus eventually quit his cabbie gig. Hal, Andy & Big Tom were some of their regular customers. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Come over to our side. We're the Good Guys. (season 1)

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

25 September 1968 (USA) See more »

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Dos tontos en apuros See more »

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(42 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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At the end of the first season, the ratings were low. CBS decided to cast Bob Denver's costar from Gilligan's Island (1964), Alan Hale Jr. to improve the ratings. It didn't work and the show was canceled after the second season. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) See more »

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Two Good Guys
Music by Jerry Fielding
Lyric by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
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After Gilligan Came This
24 December 2006 | by DKosty123See all my reviews

Essentially, this series centers around two soda jerks, Bod Denver & Herb Edelmen, who try to bumble their way through a lot of comic situations. Even though the idea of soda jerks is from the 1950's, this show manages to bring off the idea with comic results. Actually they own an ice cream shop. The chemistry between Edelmen & Denver is as good as Denver & Hale.

In fact, a couple of Gilligan's alumni appear on the series, Hale &Jim Backus. I was hoping that Mary Ann would appear, but if I remember correctly she didn't do any shots on this show. No matter, the show was funny & well done.

Jack Perkins does some excellent drunk sketch comedy on this show. While that type of humor has gone out of style now, his reoccurring guest shots on this show were all very funny.

This was yet another CBS series that did not last long enough in the late 1960's as it just barely got to the second season. Too bad as Denver was very good in this one too.


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