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The New Odd Couple 

An African American remake of the television series inspired by the Neil Simon play about two friends living together despite their completely disparate attitudes to life.

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Garry Marshall
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Complete series cast summary:
Ron Glass ...  Felix Unger 18 episodes, 1982-1983
Demond Wilson ...  Oscar Madison 18 episodes, 1982-1983
John Schuck ...  Murray 10 episodes, 1982-1983
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This was a new television series version of Neil Simon's play, and subsequent movie, and television series which starred Tony Randall and Jack Klugman. In this version not only are he actors new but also of different ethnicity. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

29 October 1982 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Recycled/updated a number of scripts from The Odd Couple (1970). See more »

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Referenced in Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018) See more »

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Not Even Close to the Original
22 November 2003 | by SargebriSee all my reviews

This was the second attempt to remake one of Neil Simon's plays into a series with an all black cast (the first was "Barefoot in the Park"). However, that is the only distinguishable from the original series. Ron Glass don't even come close to the team that Tony Randall and Jack Klugman were. This show only proved that writers in the eighties didn't have any good ideas and resorted to trying to remake a classic series.


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