Monty Richardson is a Conservative talk-show host, a la Rush Limbaugh. His family, however, are rather liberal, including his son's radically left-wing girlfriend. The comedy starts as they... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Henry Winkler ...  Monty Richardson 13 episodes, 1994
Kate Burton ...  Fran Richardson 13 episodes, 1994
David Schwimmer ...  Greg Richardson 13 episodes, 1994
David Krumholtz ...  David Richardson 13 episodes, 1994
China Kantner ...  Geena Campbell 13 episodes, 1994
Tom McGowan ...  Clifford Walker 13 episodes, 1994
Joyce Guy Joyce Guy ...  Rita Simon 13 episodes, 1994
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Monty Richardson is a Conservative talk-show host, a la Rush Limbaugh. His family, however, are rather liberal, including his son's radically left-wing girlfriend. The comedy starts as they try to resolve their differences... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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English

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1994 (USA) See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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This show was originally developed for NBC. Monty originally was to have a gay daughter. NBC changed their minds. When the show moved to Fox, the gay daughter character was changed to a straight son who quit law school to become a chef. See more »

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Painfully unfunny
29 May 2003 | by csi_yellowknifeSee all my reviews

The Fonz is Limbaugh. It was an entire show dedicated to ripping off and mocking Rush Limbuagh. The problem is, it looked like a show made by somebody who never listened to him, and assumed all of those stereotypes about conservatives (racist, sexist, homophobic, ignorant) were true. So, cue the black woman sidekick, because that must be funny. It was just another mismatch comedy with predictable result, except that the main character was a Limbaugh wanna be. That may be funny for a sketch or two on SNL or MadTV, but not an entire half-hour - let alone week after week. Within a few weeks it was the least watched TV show in America, and then thankfully yanked. Don't expect the show to be out on DVD anytime soon. Making fun of something you don't understand is going to fail everytime.


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