Hothouse (TV series)

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Created by Jay Presson Allen
Starring Josef Sommer
Alexis Smith
Art Malik
Michael Learned
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7 (List of episodes)
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Lorimar-Telepictures
Original channel ABC
Original run June 30 – August 25, 1988

Hothouse is an American medical drama that aired from June 13 until August 1, 1988 on Thursday Night at 10:00 PM EST.


The series is about a psychiatric clinic run by a family in Boston. [1]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "The Good Family" Stephen Gyllenhaal Nina Shengold June 30, 1988 (1988-06-30)
The wife of a sheriff is a kleptomaniac. A social worker feels that a patient is after her.
2 "The Subject of Sex" Stephen Gyllenhaal Donald Margulies July 7, 1988 (1988-07-07)
Matt and Claudia counts the months until the birth of their baby. Ved thinks Marie shows a lack of commitment. Sam is set up on a blind date.
3 "The Actress" Jeff Bleckner Jay Presson Allen July 14, 1988 (1988-07-14)
An actress has a breakdown on the set of a movie.
4 "Nancy (Part 1)" William Hays July 28, 1988 (1988-07-28)
A 16-year-old patient of Art reminds him of a girl he had a crush on. Claudia and Lily's friendship blossoms. To be continued...
5 "Nancy (Part 2)" William Hays August 4, 1988 (1988-08-04)
Ved talks to Art about his intense feelings for a patient. Marie don't know how to get through to Jakie.
6 "His Mother" Jonathan Sanger August 11, 1988 (1988-08-11)
Marie wants Jakie's mother to come to the center. Claudia complains about having no privacy.
7 "Love and Taxes" Jonathan Sanger Jeffrey Sweet August 25, 1988 (1988-08-25)
Sam wants his son to move back home from London.


  1. ^ TV Guide. "Hothouse Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 

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