Hiller and Diller

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Hiller and Diller
Format Sitcom
Created by Lowell Ganz
Babaloo Mandel
Starring Kevin Nealon
Richard Lewis
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 16 (4 unaired) (List of episodes)
Producer(s) Ron Howard
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Imagine Television
Touchstone Television
Original channel ABC
Original run September 23, 1997 – March 6, 1998

Hiller and Diller is an American sitcom that aired from September 23, 1997 to March 6, 1998.


Ted and Neil are two comedy writers with very different lives. Ted has an overachieving daughter among his three children, while Neil has two troublesome teenagers.[1]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Pilot" September 23, 1997 (1997-09-23)
Zane gets expelled from school, so Diller asks Hiller to help the boy get into the school where Hiller's daughter goes.
2 "The Play's the Thing" September 30, 1997 (1997-09-30)
Ted and Neil writes a paper for Zane and Lizzie, but the paper gets only a C+.
3 "The Anniversary" October 7, 1997 (1997-10-07)
Ted and Jeanne allows Neil to babysit so they can celebrate their anniversary at a hotel.
4 "The Old Flame" October 14, 1997 (1997-10-14)
Neil is dating Ted's former college girlfriend.
5 "Don't Make Me Hurt You" October 21, 1997 (1997-10-21)
When Neil is fired over creative differences, Ted decides to quit too and join him as a script writer for wrestling shows.
6 "A Very Special Episode of Hiller and Diller" October 28, 1997 (1997-10-28)
Neil implies that Jeanne isn't funny, so Ted bets Neil that she can get the dinner guests to laugh.
7 "Butterfly Kisses" November 4, 1997 (1997-11-04)
Lizzie forbids Ted from singing at her first boy-girl party.
8 "Hiller's List" November 11, 1997 (1997-11-11)
Ted plays matchmaker for Neil.
9 "Thankless-giving" November 25, 1997 (1997-11-25)
Jeanne lets Ted cook the holiday meal when Ted says he can cook just as good as she does.
10 "Christmas/Hanukkah" December 16, 1997 (1997-12-16)
Jeanne helps Gordon with an office party.
11 "The Cliffy Dukay Show" December 23, 1997 (1997-12-23)
Neil pressures Gordon into hiring a politically incorrect comedian.
12 "Zane and Lizzie" March 6, 1998 (1998-03-06)
Ted and Jeanne learns that Zane has a crush on Lizzie.
13 "Smart Guy" UNAIRED
Neil's son is picked to represent the school in a contest when he aces a math test.
14 "Jeanne Gets a Job" UNAIRED
Ted wants the kid to be supportive when Jeannie applies for a job.
15 "Haircut" UNAIRED
Ted doesn't know if Gordon plans to renew their contracts.
16 "Diller vs. Diller" UNAIRED
Neil's first wife doesn't want him to keep the kids for a year.


  1. ^ TV Guide. "Hiller and Diller episodes". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-09-10. 

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