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Too Close for Comfort 

Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel, live in the other half. Though one might think this proximity may be fun, both ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Ted Knight ...  Henry Rush 129 episodes, 1980-1987
Nancy Dussault ...  Muriel Rush 129 episodes, 1980-1987
Jim J. Bullock ...  Monroe Ficus 118 episodes, 1980-1987
Deborah Van Valkenburgh ...  Jackie Rush 107 episodes, 1980-1985
Lydia Cornell ...  Sara Rush 106 episodes, 1980-1985
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Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel, live in the other half. Though one might think this proximity may be fun, both sides often feel that it's "too close for comfort", in this half-hour situation comedy. Written by Phil Fernando

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USA

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English

Release Date:

11 November 1980 (USA) See more »

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The Ted Knight Show See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Both Nancy Dussault and Lydia Cornell guest starred in the tv series full house but not in the same episode with Lydia Cornell guest starring in season 2 in the episode entitled El Problema Grande de DJ and Nancy Dussault in season 3 in the episode entitled Aftershocks See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD release of the first season is made up of the syndicated versions of episodes which are missing 2 minutes from the original network versions. See more »

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Referenced in Psych: Autopsy Turvy (2012) See more »

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Too Close for Comfort
(theme song)
Written by Johnny Mandel
Performed by David Pomeranz
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Well remembered series!!!
21 August 1999 | by Bluebell-8See all my reviews

Oh, I remember this great series very well. I remember Henry Rush, and his fictional cartoon creation "Cosmic Cow", his upstair's neighbour Monroe, his two beautiful daughters, his wife, and his much hated mother-in-law. I remember how much this series made me laugh. This show was the perfect sitcom, it had good laughs, a great cast, and a very sucessful series run. But by 1985, I had lost interest in this show after re-tited "The Ted Knight Show" because the setting moved from Apartment to house, and the two daughters were nowhere to be seen. All, and all, a great series that will live on forever!!!


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