Home Television Comedy New Odd Couple, The

New Odd Couple, The

1 9 8 2 – 1 9 8 3 (USA)
18 x 30 minute episodes

In the old Odd Couple, Tony Randall played Felix Unger, a commercial photographer who was almost pathologically fussy.

Jack Klugman was Oscar Madison, a sportswriter who was an irresponsible cigar-smoking slob. When the two became roommates, the result was chaos and comedy.

Some things had changed by the time of The New Odd Couple.

Oscar (Demond Wilson) and Felix (Ron Glass) were black. Felix did more fashion photography now and fewer bar mitzvahs. And he was less pernickety, though still particular.

Some things hadn’t changed. Oscar was still a sportswriter and still a slob. And the insults hadn’t changed either.

Felix Unger
Ron Glass
Oscar Madison
Demond Wilson
John Schuck