The Preston Episodes

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The Preston Episodes
Created by Jace Richdale
Starring David Alan Grier
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10 (2 unaired) (list of episodes)
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Dahoka Productions
Jobsite Productions
20th Century Fox Television
Distributor 20th Television
Original network Fox
Original release September 9 – October 28, 1995

The Preston Episodes is an American sitcom that aired from September 9, 1995 to October 28, 1995 on Fox.


A divorced English professor recently moved from New Jersey starts working as a caption writer for a gossip magazine[1] called Stuff in Manhattan.[2]



No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pilot"James BurrowsTBASeptember 9, 1995 (1995-09-09)
An English professor tries to get a job as a "serious writer", but ends up with a job at a gossip magazine.
2"The Adam Gets Promoted Episode"TBATBASeptember 16, 1995 (1995-09-16)
David is pressured into altering a failing grade that Adam has on his transcript.
3"The Competition Episode"TBATBASeptember 23, 1995 (1995-09-23)
David and Kelly competes about who will write the "Sunside Strangler" story.
4"David's First Date Episode"TBATBASeptember 30, 1995 (1995-09-30)
David finds out that Marilyn only wants him for his mind, not his looks. Harlow has to dance with the boss' beefy wife.
5"The Divorce Ceremony Episode"TBATBAOctober 7, 1995 (1995-10-07)
David has a "divorce ceremony" in order to forget about his ex-wife.
6"The Dog Episode"TBATBAOctober 14, 1995 (1995-10-14)
David gets a dog so he can meet more women, but ends up in a canine custody battle when the dog's former owners want him back.
7"The Harlow Quits Episode"TBATBAOctober 21, 1995 (1995-10-21)
Harlow quits his job when he is pushed too far by David, and David ends up filling in for him.
8"The Halloween Episode"TBATBAOctober 28, 1995 (1995-10-28)
David gets questioned by the FBI.
9"The Older Woman Episode"TBATBAUnaired
10"The David and Dunhill Episode"TBATBAUnaired


  1. ^ TV Guide. "The Preston Episodes". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-09-13.
  2. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946–Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 954. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.

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