The Education of Max Bickford

  • 2001
  • TV Show
  • None

An abrasive yet impassioned history professor at a women's college suffers a midlife crisis. `This isn't going to be just about Max teaching, but about his learning,' said star Richard Dreyfuss. `He doesn't know anything anymore about his life.' Unfortunately, Max didn't have much time to find out; the thoughtful, superbly cast series lasted but one sea (more…)

Season 1, Episode 5 In the Details

First Aired: October 28, 2001

Max learns that his sponsor has started drinking again, and Max fears he'll fall off the wagon, too; Lester tells Max that he wants to have a Bar Mitzvah; Andrea tries to fend off a student's advances; Judith is disappointed after she reads the first few chapters of her husband's new novel, but she doesn't know how to tell him. Judith: Regina Taylor. Brenda: Meredith Lieber. Lester: Eric Ian Goldberg.

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  • Premiered: September 23, 2001
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: An abrasive yet impassioned history professor at a women's college suffers a midlife crisis. `This isn't going to be just about Max teaching, but about his learning,' said star Richard Dreyfuss. `He doesn't know anything anymore about his life.' Unfortunat… (more)

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