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Love on a Rooftop 

Situation comedy set in San Francisco about an art student (Carne) and an architect (Deuel) who meet, fall in love, marry, and move into a rooftop apartment with no windows. Their neighbor ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Judy Carne ...  Julie Willis 30 episodes, 1966-1967
Pete Duel ...  David Willis 30 episodes, 1966-1967
Rich Little ...  Stan Parker 29 episodes, 1966-1967
Barbara Bostock Barbara Bostock ...  Carol Parker 28 episodes, 1966-1967
Herb Voland ...  Fred Hammond / ... 19 episodes, 1966-1967
Edith Atwater ...  Phyllis Hammond / ... 15 episodes, 1966-1967
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Situation comedy set in San Francisco about an art student (Carne) and an architect (Deuel) who meet, fall in love, marry, and move into a rooftop apartment with no windows. Their neighbor (Little) composed menus for a living. Written by Steve Bulota

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A delightful comedy about two newlyweds and a kooky apartment

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USA

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English

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6 September 1966 (USA) See more »

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Amore in soffitta See more »

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(30 episodes)

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Mono

Color:

Color (Pathécolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Peter Deuel was known later as Pete Duel, of Alias Smith and Jones fame. See more »

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Referenced in Dark Shadows: Episode #1.92 (1966) See more »

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Should have done better
26 November 2004 | by danhicksSee all my reviews

This was a pretty good "screwball romantic comedy" that only ran one season.

In the pilot episode the couple (Carne and Duel) meet and get married, the following episodes dealing with their efforts to live in a San Francisco on a shoestring budget. Of course, the parents of Carne's character live not too far away and are fairly wealthy (he's some sort of building contractor, if I recall) and always want to "lend a hand", in spite of the couple's insistence that they must make it on their own.

The show was generally pleasant and engaging, though Duel seemed a bit miscast and often had a "deer in the headlights" appearance. Carne was much better suited to her role and added considerable sparkle to the show.

Some additional spice was added to the show by Rich Little, who, I believe, played an aspiring comic.

The show suffered mostly from poor writing during first dozen or so episodes, not really getting it's "legs" until late in the season, when it was probably too late to renew. No doubt it was, by today's standards, a bit trite and juvenile, but was pretty good compared to some of the competition of the era.


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