Mr. T and Tina

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Mr. T and Tina
Genre Sitcom
Directed by Rick Edelstein
James Komack
James Sheldon
Dennis Steinmetz
Starring Pat Morita
Susan Blanchard
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 9 (4 unaired)
Executive producer(s) James Komack
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 22–24 minutes
Original channel ABC
Audio format Monaural
Original run September 25, 1976 (1976-09-25) – October 30, 1976 (1976-10-30)
Related shows Welcome Back, Kotter

Mr. T and Tina is an American sitcom[1] that aired for five episodes on ABC in the fall of 1976 starring Pat Morita.[2]

The series is a spin-off of the then-hit series Welcome Back, Kotter.[citation needed] The show is the first American sitcom centered on a person of Asian descent.[citation needed]


Pat Morita starred as Taro Takahashi, a Japanese inventor who lives with free-spirited American Tina Kelly (Susan Blanchard). Also in the cast was Ted Lange.



  1. ^ "Pat Morita - Mr. T and Tina cast". Sitcoms Online. Retrieved 2009-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Mr. T and Tina". The New York Times. 

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