Maggie (1981 TV series)

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For the 1981 British TV series with the same name, see Maggie (TV series).
For the 1998 American TV series with the same name, see Maggie (1998 TV series).
Genre Sitcom
Created by Erma Bombeck
Starring Miriam Flynn
James Hampton
Doris Roberts
Margie Impert
Judith-Marie Bergan
Billy Jayne
Christian Jacobs
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Executive producer(s) Tom Whedon
Erma Bombeck
Running time approx. 22–23 minutes (per episode)
Original channel ABC
Picture format NTSC (480i)
Audio format Stereo
Original run October 24, 1981 (1981-10-24) – May 21, 1982 (1982-05-21)

Maggie is an American sitcom broadcast on ABC from October 24, 1981 to May 21, 1982.


Miriam Flynn stars as Maggie Weston, a Dayton, Ohio housewife. Based on the humorous books of Erma Bombeck, this sitcom portrayed the life of a harried housewife, Maggie Weston as she coped with her husband and her three children in the suburbs outside of Dayton, Ohio. L.J. was the 16-year old son of the Westons who was referred to but never seen or heard on the program because he was always in the bathroom. Doris Roberts Co-starred as Loretta, Maggie's Friend and Hairdresser.


Programming history[edit]

Dates Broadcast time (ET)
October 1981-May 1982 Saturdays 8:00pm–8:30pm