Lucas Tanner changes careers after a grievous personal tragedy, taking up teaching in suburban St. Louis. He approaches it in an idealistic fashion, rebeling against the rules that keep him from connecting to the students.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Hartman ...  Lucas Tanner 23 episodes, 1974-1975
Rosemary Murphy ...  Margaret Blumenthal 23 episodes, 1974-1975
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Lucas Tanner changes careers after a grievous personal tragedy, taking up teaching in suburban St. Louis. He approaches it in an idealistic fashion, rebeling against the rules that keep him from connecting to the students.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sevgi Bağları See more »

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Runtime:

(24 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Lucas Tanner's dog was named Bridget. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) See more »

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I worked on the movie and series.....
25 May 2006 | by james-1742See all my reviews

I worked for KSD-TV (now KSDK) in St. Louis at the time of the making of the movie (made for television by NBC) and later on the series. This film was made as a "biography" of David. After college (he majored in education), David spent a short time as a pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals before injuring his shoulder. This ended his career with baseball and he went on to his original career.... and started teaching math in a Webster Groves high school. Later, he started sports announcing with KMOX (CBS) which helped lead him into a movie career.

The house used in the movie and series was rented from the "new" owners as this was the home he lived in! To say the least, David was a joy to work with.


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