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Adam's Rib 

Adam Bonner is a young assistant DA while his wife, Amanda, is a junior partner in a law firm. Their jobs often put them in conflict within the courtroom and, by extension, at home. Amanda ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Ken Howard ...  Adam Bonner 13 episodes, 1973
Blythe Danner ...  Amanda Bonner 13 episodes, 1973
Norman Bartold ...  Dist. Atty. Donahue 13 episodes, 1973
Dena Dietrich ...  Gracie Peterson 13 episodes, 1973
Ron Rifkin ...  Asst. Dist. Atty. Roy Mendelsohn 13 episodes, 1973
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Adam Bonner is a young assistant DA while his wife, Amanda, is a junior partner in a law firm. Their jobs often put them in conflict within the courtroom and, by extension, at home. Amanda is a crusader for women's rights.

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Blythe Danner and Ken Howard, television's newest romantic comedy stars are irresistible in this contemporary version of the Tracy-Hepburn classic.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adams kesse Rippe See more »

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Production Co:

MGM Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Ken Howard and Blythe Danner had previously played a husband and wife, Thomas and Martha Jefferson, in the movie 1776 (1972). See more »

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Spun-off from Adam's Rib (1949) See more »

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Two People
by Perry Botkin Jr. and Gil Garfield
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Great update to a classic
22 December 2010 | by doctardisSee all my reviews

I am surprised there are so few reviews for this show. It was short lived, but it was great. The producers tried to update the Tracy-Hepburn classic and succeeded with a charm and grace thanks to a strong cast. Blythe Danner and Ken Howard had real chemistry. They both were just coming up as actors, but their talent is obvious. The other reviewer missed the best scene of the episode he hated. In the end, Blythe Danner's character goes back to the restaurant that refuses to seat women wearing pants, and she takes her pants off. It is okay, because she is wearing a shirt dress. Her husband applauds her actions and the patrons give her a standing ovation. The ending was a clever funny way to make a point. In another episode they did a dangerous copy of a scene from the original movie, and they pulled it off. This show was canceled because it was too smart and well acted for TV of the day. This was the Brady Bunch era after all. Because of this show I decided to watch everything Danner and Howard did, and I have been greatly rewarded for following their careers.


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