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The Four Seasons 

Four couples spend four holidays together over the course of the four seasons. Based on the Alda film of the same name.

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Alan Alda
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Series cast summary:
Jack Weston ...  Danny Zimmer 13 episodes, 1984
Tony Roberts ...  Ted Bolen 13 episodes, 1984
Marcia Rodd ...  Claudia Zimmer 13 episodes, 1984
Barbara Babcock ...  Lorraine Elliot 13 episodes, 1984
Allan Arbus ...  Boris Elliot 13 episodes, 1984
Joanna Kerns ...  Pat Devon 13 episodes, 1984
Elizabeth Alda ...  Beth Burroughs 13 episodes, 1984
Beatrice Alda Beatrice Alda ...  Lisa Callan 13 episodes, 1984
Lori Carrell Lori Carrell ...  Sharon Hogan 13 episodes, 1984
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Four couples spend four holidays together over the course of the four seasons. Based on the Alda film of the same name.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

29 January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De fyra årstiderna See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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(12 episodes)

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Color
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Danny and Claudia Zimmer represented the only couple from the film version that was featured in the series. See more »

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Follows The Four Seasons (1981) See more »

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The Four Seasons
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
Adapted by John Cacavas
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Call it an end-of-'Season' clearance
5 January 2006 | by brontySee all my reviews

I was a TV junkie in the 70's and 80's, devouring as many of the shows and made-for-TV movies as I possibly could. Unfortunately, time has erased the total experience of some of these programs, and this is one of those cases. I can't recall each episode, no. But what I DO remember is that, despite the quality behind the show - and it was, if anything, well-produced - it still managed to elude the best part of the film which inspired it: the undeniable chemistry between the film's cast members. In the film, which I watched just yesterday (on cable), you really could believe this group of actors - and not just the character they're playing - had been best friends for years and years. THAT, in addition to solid writing and directing by Alan Alda, are what drove the film and turned it into such a success in theatres and on cable. Alas, three years down the road someone decided to turn it into a TV show and, with none of the leads from the film (save for Jack Weston), they came up with something forced, leaden, with a cast devoid of much chemistry. I've never been a fan of Tony Roberts and particularly remember him being a pretty sorry substitute for Alan Alda. Sad to say, unlike the network (which I believe was CBS), I gave up on this show just several episodes into its run. As it is, it seems to have lasted just half a season. Call it an end-of-'Season' clearance.


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