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Dumplings, The

1 9 7 6 (USA)
11 x 30 minute episodes

The title characters in this NBC sitcom – Joe and Angela Dumpling (James Coco and Geraldine Brooks) – worked together at a luncheonette on the ground floor of a New York skyscraper that housed the offices of the huge Bristol Oil Company.

Their regular customers were conniving City Councilman Frederick Steele (George Furth), Bristol Oil Company bigwig Charles Sweetzer (George S. Irving) and Mr Sweetzer’s secretary, Bridget McKenna (Jane Connell).

The Dumplings also had a helper in the luncheonette named Cully (Mort Marshall).

Eleven episodes were recorded before a live studio audience but only ten aired.

Joe Dumpling
James Coco
Angela Dumpling
Geraldine Brooks
Charles Sweetzer
George S. Irving
Councilman Frederick Steele
George Furth
Marcia Rodd
Bridget McKenna
Jane Connell
Mort Marshall