Show Type: Sitcom
First Telecast: September
July 5, 1991
September 1990 - March
1991, Friday 9:30-10:00 on ABC
May 1991 - July 1991,
Friday 9:30-10:00 on ABC
Davis..... Alan Ruck
Griffin..... Hallie Todd
Dawn St. Claire.....
Bowen..... Staci Keanan
Philip Charles MacKenzie
Nick Griffin (1991).....
Sam Roberts (1991).....
frothy comedy was the ultimate in navel-staring, TV comedy writers writing about the funny world of
TV comedy writers. A team of four bright young neophytes had been
put together to write gags for a Candid Camera-type series
called Here's Looking At You: conservative
Chicago ad man Charlie, his frisky, insecure brother Jack, sexy
and slightly naive Alex from Denver, and abrasive New Yorker Kate. They all lived together and played
pranks on one another in a sunny Los Angeles beach house - except when they were
facing their alternately tyrannical/neurotic producer Dawn in her
plush offices. Lindsay was the bouncy teenager who lived next door.
this cheer failed to draw an audience, so in January Going Places
was completely revamped. Here's Looking At You was canceled, and
the foursome became the production team for a maniacal talk-show host name Dick
Roberts and his frazzled producer Arnie. Dawn disappeared, but joining the show
were Kate's troublemaking
nephew Nick, who came to live with them, and (toward
the end of the run) Dick's son Sam, who became Nick's