Dick Loudon, a New York writer of "How To" books, decides to put his knowledge to practical use by renovating and re-opening an authentic colonial inn in scenic Norwich, Vermont. Leaving city life behind, Dick and his somewhat skeptical wife, Joanna, arrived full of anticipation at their new home, the Stratford Inn.
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Series Fun Facts
- Mary Frann (who played Joanna) visited several Vermont inns to do research and brought back the Pfaltzgraff dishes that are seen as props in the Stratford.
- Julia Duffy was pregnant during several episodes of the show and had to hide her condition by wearing baggy clothes and standing behind furniture.
- Originally broadcast on CBS.