A Fine Romance (1989)

A Fine Romance (1989)

A funny thing happened on the way to the 1988 fall season. The writers' strike forced postponement of shooting on one of ABC's best new-show hopes, the European-based "A Fine Romance." Result: star Anthony Andrews ("Brideshead Revisited") dropped out and was replaced by Christopher Cazenove (who played Blake's brother Ben on "Dynasty" three seasons back).
The pilot episode — which most critics found charming, fast and funny — was completely rewritten and reshot. Margaret Whitton stayed on as the madcap Louisa Phillips, while Cazenove assumed the role of Louisa's stuffy ex-husband Michael Trent. They play a mismatched couple who co-hosted a European-travel TV show. Their marriage was disastrous, but the series' ratings were excellent.
Filmed on location in Europe, "A Fine Romance" casts Whitton and Cazenove as formerly married co-stars of a TV travel magazine. She's a funny, utterly irresponsible American, while he's a boring, straight-arrow Briton.

Episode Info

Final: 1x12 -- Th-Th-That's All, Folks!

Christopher CazenoveChristopher Cazenove
As Michael Trent
Margaret WhittonMargaret Whitton
As Louisa Phillips
Ernie SabellaErnie Sabella
As George Shipman
Kevin MooreKevin Moore
As Miles Barrish
Dinah LenneyDinah Lenney
As Friday
Xavier KuentzXavier Kuentz
As Francois Boyer

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Susan Wooldridge as Anne Biddle (2 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Romance/Dating
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Airs: Thursdays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 18, 1989
Ended: March 02, 1989
• Romanze ohne Ende Folge (Used In Germany)
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