2 conservative men support their younger brother when he comes out as gay. The brothers help him navigate being openly gay in 1980s Philadelphia.
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Series cast summary:
Robert Walden ...  Joe Waters 115 episodes, 1984-1989
Paul Regina ...  Cliff Waters 115 episodes, 1984-1989
Brandon Maggart ...  Lou Waters 115 episodes, 1984-1989
Hallie Todd ...  Penny Waters 115 episodes, 1984-1989
Philip Charles MacKenzie ...  Donald Maltby 115 episodes, 1984-1989
Robin Riker ...  Kelly Hall 81 episodes, 1984-1989
Mary Ann Pascal Mary Ann Pascal ...  Sam Waters / ... 54 episodes, 1984-1989
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Joe Waters and his older brother, Lou, find our their kid brother, Cliff is gay. Humorous situations follow as Joe and Lou alternately try to accept Cliff's homosexuality or 'cure' him of it. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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The series was originally offered to ABC and NBC who turned it down due to concerns about the subject of homosexuality. After they turned it down, Paul Regina moved on to star in Zorro and Son (1983) and Brandon Maggart starred in Jennifer Slept Here (1983). Both series were canceled by the time Showtime agreed to a deal. See more »

Quotes

Donald Maltby: [to Lou Waters] Archibald Leach is Cary Grant's real name, you big dumb brown thing!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991) See more »

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Brothers
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Music and Lyrics by Marcus Barone, Joe Diamond and Gloria Nissenson
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Brothers season 1 Next month Aug 29, 2006
24 July 2006 | by kjk1641See all my reviews

Showtime says they are going to release season 1 Aug 29 2006. I wrote them a few weeks back. It has taken 10 years but finally. Lets hope lots of people buy it so we can have all seasons released. I wrote them like 5 or 6 times and this was the first time I received a release date for the show. They still have not given a price for the set as of yet. I also see no listing on the showtime site. They also gave me no more info on what if any extras will be in the set. Just excited to see it coming out. Hope that they will have some of the cast doing commentary. I have about 5 shows on DVD and they all still are as funny as the first time I saw them. Thank you Showtime and lets hope that it is released on the date I was told.


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13 July 1984 (USA) See more »

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