On the Rocks (U.S. TV Series)
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On the Rocks U.S. TV Series
On the Rocks
GenreSitcom
Based onPorridge by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
StarringRick Hurst
Tom Poston
Composer(s)Jerry Fielding
Country of originUnited States
Original English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes23
Production
Running time30 minutes
Production John Rich Productions
Release
Original networkABC
Original releaseSeptember 11, 1975 - May 17, 1976

On the Rocks is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC from September 11, 1975 to May 17, 1976. Originally telecast after Barney Miller, ABC promoted the two shows with the tagline "Funny cops, and funny robbers". It is based on the British series Porridge.[1]

Premise

The series centered on the inmates of Alomesa Minimum Security prison. The main setting was usually the cell block containing Hector Fuentes, Lester DeMott, and Nicky Palik.

Cast

Episodes

Title Air date
1"Old Fish, New Fish"September 11, 1975 (1975-09-11)
2"To Catch a Thief"September 18, 1975 (1975-09-18)
3"The Wagers of Sin"September 25, 1975 (1975-09-25)
4"The Legacy"October 2, 1975 (1975-10-02)
5"Mr. Lonelyhearts"October 9, 1975 (1975-10-09)
6"Champion"October 16, 1975 (1975-10-16)
7"Peace and Quiet"October 23, 1975 (1975-10-23)
8"Dear John"October 30, 1975 (1975-10-30)
9"Sullivan's Finest Hour"November 13, 1975 (1975-11-13)
10"Homesick Blues"November 20, 1975 (1975-11-20)
11"The Great Escape"November 27, 1975 (1975-11-27)
12"The High and the Mighty: Part 1"December 4, 1975 (1975-12-04)
13"The High and the Mighty: Part 2"December 11, 1975 (1975-12-11)
14"Friendly Persuasion"December 18, 1975 (1975-12-18)
15"The Underground Movement: Part 1"January 8, 1976 (1976-01-08)
16"The Underground Movement: Part 2"January 12, 1976 (1976-01-12)
17"A Test of Character"January 19, 1976 (1976-01-19)
18"Testing, Testing"January 26, 1976 (1976-01-26)
19"Free and Clear"February 9, 1976 (1976-02-09)
20"High Noon"February 16, 1976 (1976-02-16)
21"The Desperate Hours"February 23, 1976 (1976-02-23)
22"I'll Never Forget What's Her Name"March 29, 1976 (1976-03-29)
23
24
"Retrospective: Parts 1 & 2"May 17, 1976 (1976-05-17)

References

  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 880. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.

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