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Lotsa Luck! 

Sitcom about Stanley, his family and his work life.
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1974   1973  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Dom DeLuise ...  Stanley Belmont 22 episodes, 1973-1974
Kathleen Freeman ...  Iris Belmont 22 episodes, 1973-1974
Wynn Irwin ...  Arthur Swann 22 episodes, 1973-1974
Beverly Sanders ...  Olive Swann 22 episodes, 1973-1974
Jack Knight ...  Bummy Pfitzer 22 episodes, 1973-1974
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New York City bus company's lost-and-found department manager and bachelor Stanley Belmont lives with his bossy mother, his sister Olive and her unemployed husband Arthur all of who live off Stanley. Arthur is perfectly content to live with Stanley and avoid finding a job. Bummy is Stanley's long time friend and co-worker who drives a bus. They take lunch breaks together when they scheme to resolve Stanley's problems. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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10 September 1973 (USA) See more »

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Concept II Productions See more »
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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Based on the UK series On the Buses (1969). All the characters kept their original first names except Bummy - called Jack in Britain - although ironically the actor's name was Jack. See more »

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A funny, forgotten little show!!
22 January 2006 | by SkippyDevereauxSee all my reviews

This was a funny show that had Dom DeLuise as Stanley, a bus driver who lives at home with his mother (Iris), sister (Olive) and brother-in-law (Arthur). His best friend was Bummy, another bus driver. Stanley was the only breadwinner in the family as Olive and Arthur, did not work. In fact, Arthur did not want to work, and was happy to stay at home. Kathleen Freeman played the mother, Beverly Sanders played the sister, Wynn Irwin played the brother-in-law and Jack Knight played the best friend. Everyone was hilarious in their roles and played off of each other beautifully. It was too bad that NBC did not give this show a bit more time to grow and find an audience, but at least this show has found its way onto DVD.


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