Boston Common (TV series)
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||32|
Castle Rock Entertainment
Columbia TriStar Television
|Distributor||Sony Pictures Television|
|Original release||March 21, 1996 – April 27, 1997|
Boston Common is an American television sitcom created by Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, and aired on NBC. The series was one of the 10 highest rated shows in its first season as it ranked 8th in the yearly ratings with a 15.6 household rating, but with a move to Sundays in its second season, the show dropped from 8th to 52nd place.
Boyd Pritchett is a genial, easy-going twenty-something from Virginia who delivers his sister Wyleen to college in Boston. Then Boyd falls in love with Joy and decides to stay, much to Wyleen's dismay. Boyd eventually gets a job at the college and shares an apartment with Wyleen whose inclination is to be sexually active, but Boyd tries to inspire her with his chaste pursuit of Joy.
- Tasha Smith as Tasha King
- Steve Paymer as Leonard Price
- Vincent Ventresca as Professor Jack Reed
- Sam Anderson as President Wesley Butterfield
- Roger Rees as President Harrison Cross
- D.C. Douglas as D.C.
- Margot Kidder as Cookie de Varen
- Zach Galifianakis as Bobby
- Robin Duke as Brenda Nidorf
- Leah Lail as Anna
- Larry Miller as Warren
- Shelley Long as Louise Holmes