The New Gidget (1986–1988)
TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

A woman, once free spirited and now married and determined, takes care of her young niece who reminds her of younger self in many ways.
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Seasons
2   |   1   See all
Writers
Jeri Barchilon (teleplay by) (story by) | Michele Gendelman (teleplay by) (story by) | Larry Mollin (story by) (teleplay by) (story) | Deanne Stillman (teleplay by) (story by) (teleplay) & 28 more
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Edit Released
Updated Aug 29, 1986

Release date (First episode)
Sep 13, 1986 (United States)

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Caryn Richman
Francine 'Gidget' Griffin Francine 'Gidget' Griffin   See fewer
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Dean Butler
Jeff 'Moondoggie' Griffin Jeff 'Moondoggie' Griffin   See fewer
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Sydney Penny
Danielle 'Dani' Collins-Griffin Danielle 'Dani' Collins-Griffin   See fewer
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William Schallert
Russ Lawrence Russ Lawrence   See fewer
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Lili Haydn
Gail / Gail Mitchell Gail / Gail Mitchell   See fewer
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David Preston
Murph the Surf Murph the Surf   See fewer
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Jill Jacobson
Larue Wilson / Larue Larue Wilson / Larue   See fewer
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Richard Paul
Wilton Parmenter Wilton Parmenter   See fewer
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Don Stroud
Kahuna Kahuna   See fewer
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Peter Ackerman
Brad / Brown Shirt / Surfer Brad / Brown Shirt / Surfer   See fewer
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Lisa Fuller
Alexis Alexis   See fewer
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Linda Henning
Doris Woodruff / Doris Doris Woodruff / Doris   See fewer
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Simon Train Simon Train   See fewer
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Brian Cole
Doug / Ho-Daddy / Jackson Doug / Ho-Daddy / Jackson   See fewer
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Jim Fitzpatrick
Tom Wilson Tom Wilson   See fewer
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Jesse White
Vern / Washing Machine Repairman Vern / Washing Machine Repairman   See fewer
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Jami Richards
Mama Biker / Senior Girl Mama Biker / Senior Girl   See fewer
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Hartley Silver
Curley / Hassidic Conventioneer Curley / Hassidic Conventioneer   See fewer
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Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Cary Devereaux Cary Devereaux   See fewer
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Mary Alice Marshall Mary Alice Marshall   See fewer
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Bailey Bailey   See fewer
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Mother Mother   See fewer
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Hurley Hurley   See fewer
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Gwen Wallace Gwen Wallace   See fewer
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Julie Julie   See fewer
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Steven Lyon
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Ronnie Ronnie   See fewer
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Principal Principal   See fewer
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Messenger Messenger   See fewer
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Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Franklin Franklin   See fewer
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Gremmie Gremmie   See fewer
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Bridget Bridget   See fewer
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Bellboy Bellboy   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 932 votes