Kate & Allie (1984–1989)
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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? 

Allie experiences another way of life when she leaves her purse in a cab and must walk home perceived as a homeless person.

Director:

Bill Persky

Writers:

Sherry Coben (created by), Bob Randall (teleplay) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Susan Saint James ... Kate McArdle
Jane Curtin ... Allie Lowell
Ari Meyers ... Emma McArdle (credit only)
Frederick Koehler ... Chip Lowell
Allison Smith ... Jennie Lowell
David Purdham ... Dennis
Jesse Corti ... Charles
Geraldine Court Geraldine Court ... Woman on the Bench
Bill Cwikowski Bill Cwikowski ... Homeless Man
Thomas Mikal Ford ... Cop (as Tommy Ford)
Robin McKay Robin McKay ... Rich Woman
Lenka Peterson ... Street Woman
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Storyline

Allie experiences another way of life when she leaves her purse in a cab and must walk home perceived as a homeless person.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 1987 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title is based on the Depression era song "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" written in 1931 by lyricist E.Y. "Yip" Harburg and composer Jay Gorney for the 1932 musical New Americana. See more »

Connections

References Brother Can You Spare a Dime (1975) See more »

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