Perfect Strangers (1986–1993)

TV Series   |  TV-PG   |    |  Comedy, Family

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A high strung and cynical man's life is never the same when his naive but good-natured cousin comes to America to live with him.

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  • Bronson Pinchot and Mark Linn-Baker in Perfect Strangers (1986)
  • Perfect Strangers (1986)
  • Bronson Pinchot and Mark Linn-Baker in Perfect Strangers (1986)
  • Bronson Pinchot and Mark Linn-Baker in Perfect Strangers (1986)
  • Bronson Pinchot and Sam Anderson in Perfect Strangers (1986)
  • Perfect Strangers (1986)

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Dale McRaven

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20 March 2007 | Syl
| Perfect Friday Night Fare!
I have to admit that Balki and Larry were the male version of Laverne and Shirley. The show had a unique premise and it worked best with Bronson Pinchot as Balki who reminded me of Andy Kaufman on Taxi. Anyway, the show was never controversial or raised any eyebrows. It had it's moments including the relationship between Larry and Balki that emerged from complete strangers who were distant cousins to best of friends. The cast included the under-rated Ernie Sabella, JoMarie Payton France whose family would spin-off to more successful Family Matters. Friday nights on ABC were reserved for light family comedy fare. I just wish that they would bring sitcoms back. Bronson's role and performance was one of the best in a long time.

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