Husbands, Wives & Lovers

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Husbands, Wives & Lovers
Genre Sitcom
Created by Hal Dresner
Joan Rivers
Directed by James Burrows
Marc Daniels
Alan Myerson
Bill Persky
Starring (See article)
Theme music composer Ken Welch
Mitzie Welch
Composer(s) Jack Elliott
Allyn Ferguson
Country of origin  United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10
Executive producer(s) Hal Dresner
Edgar Rosenberg
Producer(s) Don Van Atta
Editor(s) Marco Zappia
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) 20th Century Fox Television
Distributor 20th Television
Original network CBS
Original release March 10 (1978-03-10) – June 30, 1978 (1978-06-30)

Husbands, Wives & Lovers is an American television sitcom that aired for only one season on CBS in 1978. Created by Joan Rivers, this program focused on the relationships of five suburban couples living in the San Fernando Valley.

Cast and characters[edit]

  • Rita DeLatorre (Randee Heller)
  • Harry Bellini (Eddie Barth), a blue-collar self-made man who owns a fleet of garbage trucks.
  • Lennie Bellini (Mark Lonow), Harry's brother, who runs a jeans boutique.
  • Rita DeLatorre (Randee Heller), Lennie's lover, who co-runs the boutique.
  • Ron Willis (Ron Rifkin), a dentist who's separated from his wife.
  • Helene Willis (Jesse Welles), Ron's wife.
  • Joy Bellini (Lynne Marie Stewart)
  • Paula Zuckerman (Cynthia Harris)
  • Murray Zuckerman (Stephen Pearlman), a traveling salesman who spends a lot of time on the road.
  • Dixon Carter Fielding (Charles Siebert), Helene's stuffy divorce lawyer.
  • Courtney Fielding (Claudette Nevins), Dixon's free-spending wife.

Episode list[edit]

Title Directed by: Written by: Air date
1 "Ron and Helene Separate" TBA TBA 10 March 1978 (10 March 1978)
2 "Ron Moves In and Helene Steps Out" TBA TBA 17 March 1978 (17 March 1978)
3 "Ron Is Accused" TBA TBA 24 March 1978 (24 March 1978)
4 "Everybody Is Looking for a Little Action" TBA TBA 7 April 1978 (7 April 1978)
5 "The Women Strike" TBA TBA 21 April 1978 (21 April 1978)
6 "Dixon and Courtney Adopt" TBA TBA 28 April 1978 (28 April 1978)
7 "Murray Gets Sacked and Paula Gets Hired" TBA TBA 9 June 1978 (9 June 1978)
8 "Predictions Come True" TBA TBA 16 June 1978 (16 June 1978)
9 "Women Write Stories and the Men Buy a Horse" TBA TBA 23 June 1978 (23 June 1978)
10 "Six Characters Flunk a Sex Quiz and Go Somewhere to Do Something About It" TBA TBA 30 June 1978 (30 June 1978)