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The Education of Max Bickford 

A history professor teaches at a women's college where his daughter is a student.
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2002   2001  
3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Richard Dreyfuss ...  Max Bickford 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Marcia Gay Harden ...  Andrea Haskell 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Eric Ian Goldberg Eric Ian Goldberg ...  Lester 'Pres' Bickford 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Katee Sackhoff ...  Nell Bickford 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Regina Taylor ...  Judith Bryant 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Helen Shaver ...  Erica Bettis 22 episodes, 2001-2002
Sasi Grandoit Sasi Grandoit ...  Student 20 episodes, 2001-2002
Meredith Roberts Quill ...  Brenda Vanderpool 15 episodes, 2001-2002
Molly Regan Molly Regan ...  Lorraine Tator 13 episodes, 2001-2002
Maureen Wakeley Maureen Wakeley ...  College Student 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Stephen Spinella ...  Rex Pinsker 10 episodes, 2001-2002
David McCallum ...  Walter Thornhill 9 episodes, 2001-2002
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A history professor teaches at a women's college where his daughter is a student.

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USA

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English

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23 September 2001 (USA) See more »

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Max Bickford See more »

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(22 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Katee Sackhoff had been an extra on Mr. Holland's Opus (1995), another Richard Dreyfuss project. She had gone up to him after filming and said to him "You haven't seen the last of me!" See more »

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Intelligent and funny -- it grows on you.
27 January 2002 | by jbmlsSee all my reviews

I have seen most of the episodes of Max Bickford and found it to be a fun, intelligent and well-layered program. Dreyfuss' character started out being quite the curmudgeon and then there was talk of "softening" his crusty character -- making it "Touched by a Professor." However, they seem to have found a good balance. Bickford is still a wonderful crank, but he has more facets now than were originally evident. They have not softened him up too much. They have also made his daughter less of a drag, which is refreshing.

The most recent episode, with Eli Wallach and Bob Balaban in guest roles, was truly worthy of an Emmy. Now they need to figure out how to get more of an audience to the program.


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