Bridget Loves Bernie

  • 1972
  • 1 Season

A Jewish writer marries an Irish-Catholic teacher, with ensuing (and predictable) culture clashes between their families. Ratings were good, but some religious groups were uneasy with the interfaith-marriage concept, and CBS yanked the sitcom---which was sandwiched between `All in the Family' and `The Mary Tyler Moore Show'---after one season. Stars Mer (more…)

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A Jewish writer marries an Irish-Catholic teacher, with ensuing (and predictable) culture clashes between their families. Ratings were good, but some religious groups were uneasy with the interfaith-marriage concept, and CBS yanked the sitcom---which was sandwiched between `All in the Family' and `The Mary Tyler Moore Show'---after one season. Stars Meredith Baxter and David Birney stayed together somewhat longer: They were wed a year later and their marriage lasted until 1989.

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