Busting Loose (TV series)

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Busting Loose is an American sitcom starring Adam Arkin which centers on a young man in New York City who has moved out of his parents house to live on his own for the first time.wikipedia
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Adam Arkin

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Busting Loose is an American sitcom starring Adam Arkin which centers on a young man in New York City who has moved out of his parents house to live on his own for the first time.
His first starring role in television was as Lenny Markowitz, the central character in the 1977 situation comedy Busting Loose.

Pat Carroll (actress)

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She portrayed Pearl Markowitz, the mother of Adam Arkins character Lenny Markowitz, in the 1977 CBS situation comedy Busting Loose.

Barbara Rhoades

However, Barbara Rhoades and her Melody Feebeck character did not appear in The Ted Knight Show.
She was a regular cast member of the 1977 situation comedy Busting Loose, portraying Melody Feebeck, and in 1989, as Jessica Gardner on Generations

Jack Kruschen

The husky, mustachioed Kruschen seemed to specialize in playing benevolent ethnic paternal figures and had roles in Columbo (The Most Dangerous Match, 1973), Barney Miller, Odd Couple (TV series), Busting Loose, The Incredible Hulk, and, in later years, Murphy Brown, Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

Greg Antonacci

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Lenox also directed one episode; the other episode directors were Greg Antonacci, James Burrows, Mel Ferber, Norm Gray, Asaad Kelada, Harvey Miller, Tony Mordente, Alan Myerson, Bill Persky, Howard Storm, and Joel Zwick.
As a director, producer, and writer, he worked on a number of television series, including Busting Loose, Brothers, The Tortellis, Perfect Strangers, The Royal Family, The John Larroquette Show, Herman's Head, It's a Living, Soap, and other series.

James Burrows

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Lenox also directed one episode; the other episode directors were Greg Antonacci, James Burrows, Mel Ferber, Norm Gray, Asaad Kelada, Harvey Miller, Tony Mordente, Alan Myerson, Bill Persky, Howard Storm, and Joel Zwick.

Mark Rothman

Mark Rothman and Lowell Ganz created Busting Loose and served as its executive producers, and Rothman composed the shows theme music.
Mark Rothman (born in January 3, 1939 in The Bronx, New York) is an American writer best known for having been involved with the creation and production of Laverne and Shirley. He was also the head writer and show runner of numerous other shows including Happy Days and The Odd Couple. He was co-creator, co-executive producer, and a writer for the 1977 situation comedy Busting Loose and the 1978 situation comedy The Ted Knight Show.

Asaad Kelada

Lenox also directed one episode; the other episode directors were Greg Antonacci, James Burrows, Mel Ferber, Norm Gray, Asaad Kelada, Harvey Miller, Tony Mordente, Alan Myerson, Bill Persky, Howard Storm, and Joel Zwick.

Joel Zwick

Lenox also directed one episode; the other episode directors were Greg Antonacci, James Burrows, Mel Ferber, Norm Gray, Asaad Kelada, Harvey Miller, Tony Mordente, Alan Myerson, Bill Persky, Howard Storm, and Joel Zwick.

Lowell Ganz

Mark Rothman and Lowell Ganz created Busting Loose and served as its executive producers, and Rothman composed the shows theme music.

Alan Myerson

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Lenox also directed one episode; the other episode directors were Greg Antonacci, James Burrows, Mel Ferber, Norm Gray, Asaad Kelada, Harvey Miller, Tony Mordente, Alan Myerson, Bill Persky, Howard Storm, and Joel Zwick.
He directed films in the 1970s and 1980s, and has directed over 200 television episodes for shows such as Ally McBeal, Boston Public, Friends, Boy Meets World, The Larry Sanders Show, Picket Fences, Miami Vice, Laverne & Shirley, Rhoda, The Bob Newhart Show, and Busting Loose.

Lawrence Kasha

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Lawrence Kasha was the producer for the first season; John Thomas Lenox produced the second season.
Kasha served as producer for the television series Busting Loose, Komedy Tonite, and Knots Landing.

Howard Storm (director)

Howard Storm
Lenox also directed one episode; the other episode directors were Greg Antonacci, James Burrows, Mel Ferber, Norm Gray, Asaad Kelada, Harvey Miller, Tony Mordente, Alan Myerson, Bill Persky, Howard Storm, and Joel Zwick.
In 1975, he began his directing career, directing episodes of Laverne & Shirley, Busting Loose, Joanie Loves Chachi, Mork & Mindy, Taxi, The Redd Foxx Show, Full House, ALF, and Head of the Class, among other series.

Mel Ferber

Lenox also directed one episode; the other episode directors were Greg Antonacci, James Burrows, Mel Ferber, Norm Gray, Asaad Kelada, Harvey Miller, Tony Mordente, Alan Myerson, Bill Persky, Howard Storm, and Joel Zwick.
Ferber also directed and/or produced many television shows, including Studio One, That Was the Week That Was, Walter Cronkite's 21st Century, National Geographic, The Odd Couple, McMillan & Wife, Alias Smith and Jones, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Busting Loose, Archie Bunker's Place, Quincy, M.E., Alice, Diff'rent Strokes and many more.

The Ted Knight Show (1978 TV series)

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The episode served as the pilot for Knights first show of his own, the short-lived 1978 sitcom The Ted Knight Show, which centered on Roger Denniss firm, the Mr. Dennis Escort Service.
The series was a spin-off of Busting Loose and was one of two series Knight starred in that bore his name; in 1986 his sitcom Too Close for Comfort changed its name to The Ted Knight Show.

Tony Mordente

Lenox also directed one episode; the other episode directors were Greg Antonacci, James Burrows, Mel Ferber, Norm Gray, Asaad Kelada, Harvey Miller, Tony Mordente, Alan Myerson, Bill Persky, Howard Storm, and Joel Zwick.
His credits include twenty-nine episodes of Rhoda, ten episodes of Matlock, thirty-seven episodes of Walker, Texas Ranger, five episodes of The A-Team, four episodes of The Love Boat, and thirty-three episodes of 7th Heaven, in addition to episodes of The Practice (1976), Busting Loose, Love, Sidney, Family Ties, Day by Day, and Burke's Law, among other television shows.

Bill Persky

Lenox also directed one episode; the other episode directors were Greg Antonacci, James Burrows, Mel Ferber, Norm Gray, Asaad Kelada, Harvey Miller, Tony Mordente, Alan Myerson, Bill Persky, Howard Storm, and Joel Zwick.
He also directed the situation comedies The Practice (1976) and Busting Loose (1977) and the movie Serial.

Ted Knight

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In "Mr. Dennis Steps Out," broadcast on October 26, 1977, as the fifth episode of the second season of Busting Loose, Melody is afraid that her boss at the escort service, Roger Dennis – played by guest star Ted Knight – is going to fire her.
After The Mary Tyler Moore Shows run, Knight guest-starred in "Mr. Dennis Steps Out", the October 26, 1977, episode of the situation comedy Busting Loose, as Roger Dennis, the owner of an escort service in New York City.

Babaloo Mandel

Antonacci, Ganz, Rothman, Chet Dowling, David W. Duclon, Howard Gewirtz, Joe Glauberg, Sandy Krinski, David Lerner, Deborah Leschin, Babaloo Mandel, and Barry Rubinowitz all wrote or co-wrote one or more episodes.

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Busting Loose is an American sitcom starring Adam Arkin which centers on a young man in New York City who has moved out of his parents house to live on his own for the first time.

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Busting Loose is an American sitcom starring Adam Arkin which centers on a young man in New York City who has moved out of his parents house to live on his own for the first time.

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The show aired on CBS between January 17, 1977, and November 16, 1977.