CTHE Press Release: WHO'S THE BOSS? The Complete First Season

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    Top-Rated '80s Domestic Sitcom Starring Tony Danza,
    Judith Light, Katherine Helmond, Danny Pintauro and Alyssa Milano

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    The Complete First Season
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    Available June 8 for the First Time on Special Three-Disc DVD Set

    * * * * Culver City, CA (April 2, 2004) *- For eight seasons, from 1984-1992, the classic family
    sitcom Who's The Boss? captivated TV audiences, who wondered whether Tony and Angela
    would finally declare their unspoken love for each other and whether the question "Who's The
    Boss?" would ultimately be answered. *Now see the original episodes that started it all, with the
    premiere release of the special three-disc DVD set WHO'S THE BOSS?: THE COMPLETE
    FIRST SEASON, featuring all 22 episodes from the debut season complete with a bonus
    featurette documenting some of the cast members' funniest moments, premiering June 8 from
    Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.

    In Who's the Boss?, TV veteran Tony Danza ("Taxi," "Family Law") is Tony Micelli, a
    former blue-collar major-league baseball star who trades in his glove and bat for a vacuum and
    broom to become a live-in housekeeper. *The series co-starred Emmy Award-winner Judith Light
    ("One Life to Live"), Emmy Award-nominee Katherine Helmond ("Soap") and launched the
    career of young Alyssa Milano ("Charmed").

    Retiring from the hectic routine of city life in Brooklyn to spend more time with his
    daughter Samantha (Milano), Tony agrees to work as a domestic in the suburbs of Connecticut
    for uptight divorcee Angela Bower (Light), a workaholic advertising executive who needs help
    around the house, especially with her shy son Jonathan (Danny Pintauro) and her man-hungry
    vixen mother Mona Robinson (Helmond). *Tony soon wins them all over with his laid-back
    style. Over time, romantic tensions begin to surface between Angela and Tony, but through it all,
    this unique "family" develops a loving bond for each other.

    * * * * Through its eight-year run on ABC Television, Who's the Boss? was honored with three
    Emmy Award nominations and five Golden Globe nominations, with Katherine Helmond
    eventually garnering a Golden Globe Award (Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting
    Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV, 1989). *WHO'S THE BOSS?: THE
    COMPLETE FIRST SEASON also features guest appearances by Betty White, James Coco,
    Nicole Eggert, and Delta Burke.

    An ex-"big-leaguer" takes his daughter, pride and future on the road to start a new life, settling in
    the suburbs to keep house for a female executive with a son who loves snakes and a mother who
    loves men.

    Briefless Encounter
    Tony's scrupulously clean household habits extend to Angela's chambers, but he finds much
    more than a rubber duck swimming in her bathtub.

    Dinner for Two
    Tony gets trapped into an intimated dinner with Angela. *By a well-meaning Cupid, but the result
    is something neither of them expected.

    Sorority Sister
    Her college reunion brings Angela a surprise visit from her old rival sorority sister Trish, who
    still helps herself to whatever suits her whim, be it Angela's boyfriend or current housekeeper.

    Angela's First Fight
    Angela pokes her nose into Tony's urban child-raising philosophies when his daughter's fist
    fighting wars off on Angela's son, only to lose her son's respect and eventually her composure.

    Truth in Dating
    Both Angela and Tony take the easy way out by keeping their mistaken identities in order to
    improve their social lives.

    Mona Gets Pinned
    Tony and Angela are thrilled that books aren't the only thing that Mona, grandmother turned
    college student, is bringing home from school, until they discover what class Mona's new beau is

    Rash Decision
    When Tony gets a crack at fame by endorsing a product being pushed by Angela's client, the two
    learn which has the louder voice – money or conscience.

    Samantha's Growing Up
    A baffled and unprepared Tony protests the actions of Angela, Mona and Mother Nature as his
    tomboy daughter, Sam, slips subtly into womanhood.

    Sports Buddies
    When Angela falls for a sweet-talking attorney, she must contend with the fact that her main
    competition for attention is "good buddy" and sports enthusiast Tony.

    Protecting the President
    Tony bolsters Angela's confidence and encourages quick action when a scheming vice president
    butters up the new chairman of the board with a "smear" campaign.

    Paint Your Wagon
    Tony's familiarity with his job is breeding contempt among the neighborhood housekeepers and
    disharmony between him and Angela.

    Angela helps Tony deal with his father's memory – and an apartment filled with his father's
    memorabilia – providing Tony and Samantha with their best Christmas ever.

    Guess Who's Coming Forever
    When Mona is evicted from her apartment, Tony tries to promote family unity by getting her to
    move in with Angela … and nearly destroys family relations permanently.

    Angela's Ex Part 1
    When Angela's long lost adventurer husband returns from the jungle, that old romantic magic
    makes Angela's divorce plans disappear … - along with Tony's job.

    Angela's Ex Part II
    The romantic bliss between Angela and her estranged husband seems to be wearing thin and
    Tony's perfect new job is leaving something to be desired – an unexpected reconciliation could
    be in the offing.

    Eye on Angela
    Tony and Angela have a lot of explaining to do when television's "Eye on Hartford" discovers
    them in a rather compromising position.

    Double Date
    Twelve-year-old Samantha may never be able to show her face in school again after Tony
    volunteers to be a chaperon at her first school dance and then gets caught kissing her teacher.

    Tony's Father-in-Law
    Tony is suspicious of his father-in-law's motives and means when, out of nowhere, he arrives on
    Angela's doorstep and lavishes Samantha with expensive gifts.

    Just Like Tony
    Angela is worried that the stories Tony has been telling about his childhood pranks are the cause
    of Jonathan's strange behavior changes.

    Keeping Up with Marci
    Tony and Samantha must come to grips with the affluence of their community when Samantha
    desperately wants to go on a ski trip that Tony can't afford.

    First Kiss
    Temptation threatens to singe employer / employee relationships when Angela and Tony find
    themselves alone "celebrating" Angela's birthday.

    * * * * Digitally Mastered Audio & Video
    * * * * Fullscreen Presentations
    * * * * Audio: *English (Stereo)
    * * * * Seven Featurettes on Who's The Boss: How It Began
    * * * * Brooklyn meets Connecticut
    * * * * Tony Micelli: Man of the House
    * * * * Angela Bower: President of the Corporation
    * * * * Mona...Mona...Mona...And the Children...
    * * * * Samantha and Jonathan
    * * * * Opposites Attract
    * * * * How Will It End?
    * * * * Bonus Previews
    * * * * Episode Selections

    Not Rated
    Closed Captioned
    Running Time: 455 Minutes
    DVD Catalog # 02869
    UPC Code: 0-43396-02869-2
    Order Date: 05/06/04
    SLP: $39.95 DVD
  2. Dave Scarpa

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    That's it it's Armaggeddon time.

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