Bosom Buddies

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Bosom Buddies
Bosom Buddies-Logo.jpg
Premiere November 27, 1980
Finale May 27, 1982
Creator Thomas L. Miller
Robert L. Boyett
Chris Thompson
Network ABC
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company Miller/Milkis/Boyett Productions,
Paramount Television
Distributor Paramount Television (1984–2006)
CBS Paramount Television (2006–2007)
CBS Television Distribution (2007– )
Seasons 2
Episodes 38
Origin USA

Bosom Buddies is a sitcom that aired on ABC.

The show featured the misadventures of two single men, working in creative advertising, struggling in their industry while disguising themselves as women in order to live in the one apartment they could afford. Gender stereotypes and male/female interpersonal relationships were frequent themes.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Tom Hanks Kip "Buffy" Wilson 1 2
Peter Scolari Henry "Hildegarde" Desmond 1 2
Donna Dixon Sonny Lumet 1 2
Holland Taylor Ruth Dunbar 1 2
Telma Hopkins Isabelle Hammond 1 2
Lucille Benson Lilly Sinclair 1
Wendie Jo Sperber Amy Cassidy 1 2


Season Premiere Finale #
Season One November 27, 1980 April 30, 1981 19
Season Two October 8, 1981 May 27, 1982 19


DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The First Season March 13, 2007 3


The Second Season September 4, 2007 3


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