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Series / Tattingers

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A Short-Runner NBC Dramedy series starring Stephen Collins and Blythe Danner as Nick and Hillary Tattinger, a divorced couple running an upscale Manhattan restaurant together. The series failed in the ratings but was briefly revived as Nick & Hillary before being cancelled.

The show also starred Jerry Stiller, Roderick Cook, and Patrice Colihan.

Tattingers ran from October 26, 1988 to April 26, 1989.

Tropes for this series:

  • Alliterative Name: Scott Spalding.
  • As Himself:
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  • Big Applesauce: Takes place in Manhattan, New York City.
  • Character Title: The last name of the two main characters.
  • One-Word Title: Tattingers.
    • Pilot.
  • Retool: The show was revamped into a half-hour comedy, Nick & Hillary, to try and give it a ratings boost. It didn't work.
  • Working with the Ex: Nick and Tattinger are divorced with two daughters but remain partners for their restaurant business.