Balki Bartokomous, a sheepherder from a Mediterranean island comes to the USA in search of his relatives and finds his cousin Larry Appleton - who is reveling in the luxury of living alone. They end up sharing Larry's apartment. The two cousins could not be more dissimilar. Larry is panicky, hyperventilative, business-like and mercenary - Balki is placid, unharried, sunny-natured and idealistic.
Last Episode08x06 Up, Up and Away (2) Aired: Aug. 06, 1993
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Series Fun Facts
- Louie Anderson was originally cast as Lou Appleton. A pilot was shot but Anderson was deemed wrong for the role. He was replaced with Mark Linn-Baker as Larry Appleton.
- Balki was originally named "Vev". Bronson Pinchot came up with the name Balki after his sister's dog who was named "Balcony" and nicknamed "Balcy".
- Bronson Pinchot claims he never wore underwear for his character on the show.