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Too Close for Comfort TV Show

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This 80's TV show sitcom featured the characters Henry Rush, an illustrator who created the kid's cartoon "Cosmic Cow", his wife Muriel, a photographer and their two daughters Jackie and Sara.

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TV Show Plot For Too Close for Comfort

In Too Close For Comfort, Ted Knight plays Henry Rush, a cartoonist famous for his children's character the "Cosmic Cow". He lives in the upstairs portion of a San Fransico duplex with his wife Muriel. Jackie and Sarah Rush are Henry's two grown daughters who live (Too Close For Comfort) in the other half of the duplex.

Sister Sara is the stereotypical pretty blonde ditz. Jackie is the smarter, more mature brunette older sister.

Other characters in the show included: Sara's friend Monroe Ficus (JM J. Bullock), who was always on Henry's nerves; Andrew, the Rush's son born at the beginning of season three; Henry's niece, April (Deena Freeman), who came to live with the Rush family, then left after the second season; Iris Martin, Henry's mother-in-law, played by Audrey Meadows, came to live with the Rushes after Andrew's birth.

129 episodes of Too Close For Comfort aired on ABC from 1980 to 1987. The first two seasons have been released on DVD.

Cast of Too Close for Comfort TV Show

Henry Rush - Ted Knight
Muriel Rush - Nancy Dussault
Jackie Rush - Deborah Van Valkenburgh
Sara Rush - Lydia Cornell
Arthur Wainwright - Hamilton Camp
Monroe Ficus - JM J. Bullock
April Rush - Deena Freeman
Iris Martin - Audrey Meadows
Mildred Rafkin - Selma Diamond
Andrew Rush - William Thomas Cannon, Joshua Goodwin, Michael Philip Cannon
Lisa Flores - Lisa Antille
Hope Stinson - Pat Carroll
Brad Turner - Jordan Suffin

Trivia for the TV Show Too Close for Comfort

The Too Close For Comfort series was based on the 80's British sitcom, Keep it In the Family.

Top 20 Ratings Info for Too Close for Comfort Series

1980-81 - 1st Season - Ranked #16
1981-82 - 2nd Season - Ranked #7

80's TV Show Facts:

The TV Show Too Close for Comfort was televised from 11/11/1980 to 02/07/1987, on the ABC network.

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