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The Slap Maxwell Story (1987–1988)

TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

"Slap" Maxwell is a sportswriter of the old-school--hard-working, uncompromised. Unfortunately, his type of writing doesn't fit well in the modern world. His wife wants to discover her own talents, which baffles Slap (almost as much as his...See more"Slap" Maxwell is a sportswriter of the old-school--hard-working, uncompromised. Unfortunately, his type of writing doesn't fit well in the modern world. His wife wants to discover her own talents, which baffles Slap (almost as much as his editor's bizarre metaphors). Slap only makes things worse by starting an affair with a young news writer. Oh, and his only son turns out to have absolutely no talent as a writer or sports fan, despite Slap's dreams. Written by Mike Konczewski See less
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Sep 23, 1987 (United States)

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49 cast members
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Dabney Coleman
Slap Maxwell Slap Maxwell   See fewer
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Brian Smiar
Nelson Kruger Nelson Kruger   See fewer
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Megan Gallagher
Judy Ralston Judy Ralston   See fewer
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Bill Cobbs
The Dutchman The Dutchman   See fewer
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Bill Calvert
Charlie Wilson Charlie Wilson   See fewer
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Susan Anspach
Annie Maxwell Annie Maxwell   See fewer
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Joseph Brutsman
Eliot / Eliot Maxwell Eliot / Eliot Maxwell   See fewer
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Jorga Caye
Pub patron Pub patron   See fewer
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Elizabeth Ruscio
Lou Harper Lou Harper   See fewer
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Sandy McPeak
Buddy Ralston Buddy Ralston   See fewer
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Bernie Hern
The Dutchman The Dutchman   See fewer
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Christian Clemenson
Marty's Friend Marty's Friend   See fewer
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Devon Raymond
Marcia Tooke Marcia Tooke   See fewer
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Ron Fassler
Marty Cook, Jr. Marty Cook, Jr.   See fewer
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Bill Morey
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Teri Ralston
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Thomas Gist
Cornel Cornel   See fewer
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Justine Lenore
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Lawrence Tierney
Arlen Porterfield Arlen Porterfield   See fewer
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Lora Zane
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Jo Marie Payton
Bavaria Bavaria   See fewer
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Rick Garcia
Bus Driver Bus Driver   See fewer
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Beatrice Colen
Annie's student Annie's student   See fewer
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John Evans
Denny Denny   See fewer
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William Phipps
Albert Tuft Albert Tuft   See fewer
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George Solomon
Griffin Griffin   See fewer
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Owen Bush
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William Frankfather
Brett Rathborne Brett Rathborne   See fewer
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Meg Gibson
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Brenda Hillhouse
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Maurice LaMarche
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John McIntire
Stan Maxwell Stan Maxwell   See fewer
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Belita Moreno
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7.8 / 10 | 99 votes