The Roller Girls

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The Roller Girls
Created by James Komack
Directed by James Komack
Burt Brinckerhoff
Gary Shimokawa
Starring Terry Kiser
Rhonda Bates
Candy Ann Brown
Joanna Cassidy
Mary Hanson
Marilyn Tokuda
Music by Tony Asher
John Bahler
Kevin Clark
Opening theme "Roller Girls" performed by Shari Saba
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 4
Production
Executive producer(s) James Komack
Producer(s) Stan Cutler
George Tricker
Neil Rosen
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) The Komack Company
Release
Original network NBC
Original release April 24 – May 10, 1978

The Roller Girls (on-screen title: Rollergirls) is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from April 24, 1978 to May 10, 1978.[1]

Premise[edit]

The series features the exploits of a fictional all-female roller derby team, the Pittsburgh Pitts, owned and managed by Don Mitchell (Terry Kiser).

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Episodes[edit]

Episode title Airdate
1 "Battle of the Sexes" April 24, 1978 (1978-04-24)
A five-woman roller staking team, the Pittsburgh Pitts, sets out to strike a rock 'em, sock 'em blow for womanhood in a race with an all-male team.
2 "Come to Me, My Melancholy Mongo" May 1, 1978 (1978-05-01)
Her teammates secretly arrange for lonely, dateless Mongo to have a night of romance with the team's owner-coach.
3 "The Birth of the Pitts" May 3, 1978 (1978-05-03)
A half-time pep talk by their owner-coach prods members of the Pittsburgh Pitts to reflect on how they met and became a unit.
4 "One of Our Players Is Missing" May 10, 1978 (1978-05-10)
Honey Bee is angry when she is traded to the Rhode Island Hens team whose owner is threatening to foreclose the mortgage on the Pitts rink.

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