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Get a Life (1990–1992)

TV Series | 30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

The misadventures of a 30-year-old paper-boy (played by Late Night alum Chris Elliot) and his wacky parents. Such show topics included the eating of a space alien, a robotic paper-boy and numerous beheadings. Get a Life was also one of the...See moreThe misadventures of a 30-year-old paper-boy (played by Late Night alum Chris Elliot) and his wacky parents. Such show topics included the eating of a space alien, a robotic paper-boy and numerous beheadings. Get a Life was also one of the first television shows that featured the killing of the star of the show. Written by Daniel Davis See less
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Updated Sep 23, 1990

Release date (First episode)
Sep 23, 1990 (United States)

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134 cast members
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Chris Elliott
Chris Peterson Chris Peterson   See fewer
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Robin Riker
Sharon Potter Sharon Potter   See fewer
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Bob Elliott
Fred Peterson Fred Peterson   See fewer
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Elinor Donahue
Gladys Peterson Gladys Peterson   See fewer
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Sam Robards
Larry Potter Larry Potter   See fewer
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Taylor Fry
Amy Potter Amy Potter   See fewer
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Brian Doyle-Murray
Gus Borden / Ted Bains Gus Borden / Ted Bains   See fewer
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Brady Bluhm
Bobby Potter Bobby Potter   See fewer
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Bo Sharon
Billy / Young Chris Billy / Young Chris   See fewer
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Earl Boen
Dr. Kramer Dr. Kramer   See fewer
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Lee Garlington
Angelica / Patti Angelica / Patti   See fewer
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Graham Jarvis
Mr. Simon / Mr. Martin Mr. Simon / Mr. Martin   See fewer
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Art Kassul
Captain Block / Judge / Mayor Captain Block / Judge / Mayor   See fewer
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Don Sparks
Officer Hickox / Policeman #1 Officer Hickox / Policeman #1   See fewer
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Zachary Benjamin
Bobby Potter Bobby Potter   See fewer
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Anastasia Barzee
Jane / May Evans Jane / May Evans   See fewer
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Julie Brown
Connie Bristol Connie Bristol   See fewer
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Shaun Duke
Photographer / Vic Photographer / Vic   See fewer
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Hal Landon Jr.
Ben Spangler Ben Spangler   See fewer
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Tracey Walter
The Ride Operator The Ride Operator   See fewer
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Brandon Crane
Young Chris Young Chris   See fewer
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Dena Dietrich
Margaret Gardner Margaret Gardner   See fewer
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Jackie Earle Haley
Cousin Donald Cousin Donald   See fewer
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Martin Mull
Sandy Connors Sandy Connors   See fewer
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Drew Pillsbury
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Deborah Shelton
Nicolette Preston Nicolette Preston   See fewer
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Marc Drotman
Catman Catman   See fewer
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Emma Samms
Tricia Paddington Tricia Paddington   See fewer
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June Lockhart
Gladys Peterson Gladys Peterson   See fewer
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William Cort
Uncle Sid Uncle Sid   See fewer
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Officer O'Meara Officer O'Meara   See fewer
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Henry Gardner Henry Gardner   See fewer
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Frank Welker
Spewey Spewey   See fewer
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Amy Yasbeck
Evelyn Evelyn   See fewer
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James Hampton
Fletcher Fletcher   See fewer
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Himself Himself   See fewer
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Charleen Charleen   See fewer
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Lewis Arquette
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Robert V. Barron
Abe Lincoln Abe Lincoln   See fewer
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Jedidiah Jedidiah   See fewer
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Richardson Richardson   See fewer
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Russel Russel   See fewer
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Morgan Morgan   See fewer
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Marta Marta   See fewer
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Brooks Brooks   See fewer
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Herbert Herbert   See fewer
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Keith Anthony
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Natalie Natalie   See fewer
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Chris (uncredited) Chris (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 1,993 votes