Episode Detail: The Roommate - American Playhouse
"The Roommate," John Updike's story of college life in the '50s, tells how the world of Orson Ziegler (Lance Guest) is turned upside down by his eccentric roommate (Barry Miller). Emily: Melissa Ford. Lester: Elmer Two Crow. Barbara: Elaine Wilkes. Silverstein: David Bachman.