The Bronx Zoo (TV series)

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The Bronx Zoo
GenreDrama
StarringEdward Asner
Kathleen Beller
Kathryn Harrold
Jerry Levine
Nicholas Pryor
Mykelti Williamson
David Wilson (actor)
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes21 (1 unaired)
Production
Running time60 min
Production company(s)Ubu Productions
Paramount Television
DistributorCBS Television Distribution
Release
Original networkNBC
Original releaseMarch 19, 1987 (1987-03-19) –
June 29, 1988 (1988-06-29)

The Bronx Zoo is an American drama television series was directed by Allan Arkush and Paul Lynch that aired on NBC from March 19 to June 29, 1988. It lasted two seasons before cancellation.

Plot[edit]

Benjamin Harris High School is set in the impoverished, unruly inner-city Bronx. Principal Joe Danzig (Edward Asner) does his best to maintain optimism, while dealing with the lack of motivation and direction of his staff.[1]

Cast[edit]

Actor Role
Edward Asner Principal Joe Danzig
Kathleen Beller Mary Caitlin Callahan
Jerry Levine Matthew Littman
Nicholas Pryor Jack Feldspar
Mykelti Williamson Gus Butterfield
David Wilson (actor) Harry Barnes
Kathryn Harrold Sara Newhouse

Episodes[edit]

Season 1: 1987[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
11"Signs of Life"TBATBAMarch 19, 1987 (1987-03-19)
22"Changes"TBATBAMarch 25, 1987 (1987-03-25)
33"Small Victories"TBATBAApril 1, 1987 (1987-04-01)
44"Conspicuous by Their Abstinence"TBATBAApril 8, 1987 (1987-04-08)
55"The Moral Equation"TBATBAApril 16, 1987 (1987-04-16)
66"Runaway Hearts"TBATBAApril 22, 1987 (1987-04-22)
77"The Power of a Lie"TBATBAApril 29, 1987 (1987-04-29)
88"Lost and Found"TBATBAMay 6, 1987 (1987-05-06)

Season 2: 1987–1988[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
91"It's Hard to Be a Saint in the City"Donald ReikerTeleplay by: Patricia Jones & Donald Reiker & Stuart Rosenberg
Story by: Bruce Helford & Frederick Rappaport
December 9, 1987 (1987-12-09)
102"The Long Grey Line"TBATBAJanuary 20, 1988 (1988-01-20)
113"Truancy Blues"TBATBAMarch 24, 1988 (1988-03-24)
124"Behind Closed Doors"TBATBAMarch 30, 1988 (1988-03-30)
135"Career Day"TBATBAApril 6, 1988 (1988-04-06)
146"Ties That Bind"TBATBAApril 13, 1988 (1988-04-13)
157"The Gospel Truth"TBATBAApril 20, 1988 (1988-04-20)
168"If All the World's a Stage, Where's My Dressing Room?"TBATBAJune 1, 1988 (1988-06-01)
179"When I Paint My Masterpiece"TBATBAJune 8, 1988 (1988-06-08)
1810"Crossroads"TBATBAJune 15, 1988 (1988-06-15)
1911"On the Land, on the Sea and in the Halls"TBATBAJune 22, 1988 (1988-06-22)
2012"A Day in the Life"TBATBAJune 29, 1988 (1988-06-29)
2113"Unnatural Selection"TBATBAUNAIRED

References[edit]

  1. ^ HOWARD ROSENBERG (1987-03-19). "New Series: School Days, Fairy Tales - Los Angeles Times". Articles.latimes.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23.

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