Singer & Sons

Singer & Sons
Genre Sitcom
Created by Michael Jacobs
Directed by Steve Zuckerman
Starring Harold Gould
Esther Rolle
Bobby Hosea
Tommy Ford
Music by Ray Colcord
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 4 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Bob Young
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Touchstone Television
Original network NBC
Original release June 9 – June 27, 1990

Singer & Sons is an American sitcom starring Harold Gould and Esther Rolle that was originally broadcast on NBC as a summer replacement series from June 9 to June 27, 1990.


Nathan Singer is a Jewish widower who becomes the third generation to run a family-owned New York City delicatessen called "Singer & Sons", but is the first not to have sons inherit it until Sarah, his housekeeper and longtime friend, suggests that he recruit her two sons. Begrudgingly, Nathan hires her sons – Mitchell and Reggie – two brothers with opposite personalities who help bring new life to the business.[1]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Two Sons for Singer"Steve ZuckermanMichael Jacobs, Bob YoungJune 9, 1990 (1990-06-09)
Nathan Singer decides to recruit his housekeeper's sons (Mitchell and Regie) for his deli business.
2"The Boxer Rebellion"TBATBAJune 13, 1990 (1990-06-13)
Reggie is convinced he was accidentally switched at birth and that he is the son of boxer Floyd Patterson.
3"Once Bitten"TBATBAJune 20, 1990 (1990-06-20)
Mitchell is encouraged to reconcile with his ex-wife Felicity.
4"Our's Not to Reason Why Shmy"Steve ZuckermanNeil Alan LevyJune 27, 1990 (1990-06-27)
Every store in the neighborhood has been robbed and Claudia thinks Reggie is the robber.


  1. TV Guide. "Singer & Sons Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-02-18.
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