Lucas Tanner changes careers after a grievous personal tragedy, taking up teaching in suburban St. Louis. He approaches it in an idealistic fashion, rebeling against the rules that keep him from connecting to the students.

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Jerry McNeely
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Series cast summary:
David Hartman ...  Lucas Tanner 23 episodes, 1974-1975
Rosemary Murphy ...  Margaret Blumenthal 23 episodes, 1974-1975
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Lucas Tanner changes careers after a grievous personal tragedy, taking up teaching in suburban St. Louis. He approaches it in an idealistic fashion, rebeling against the rules that keep him from connecting to the students.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sevgi Baglari See more »

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Runtime:

(24 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Lucas Tanner's dog was named Bridget. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) See more »

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Okay family show on NBC.
8 June 2005 | by lightninboySee all my reviews

This was on NBC after Little House on the Prairie. It was an okay family show. Aimed at teenagers and their parents. There was a movie Lucas Tanner. Lucas Tanner was a guidance counselor or teacher in a high school. Lived in Websters Grove, Missouri. Guess he was a widower. Recall he drove a full-sized Chevrolet station wagon. David Hartman played him. David was in Miracle on 34th Street. Had some other acting roles. Got into the news business in a big way. Was on ABC's Good Morning America. Well, naturally, Lucas Tanner had a principal or superintendent to be his superior. One of the most memorable characters of Lucas Tanner was Robbie Rist's Glendon Farrell, a little boy whose parents were away in the Peace Corps or something.


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