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Perfect Strangers

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.

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08x06 Up, Up and Away (2) Aired: Aug. 06, 1993

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Perfect Strangers is Canceled/Ended
The show had 8 seasons and 150 episodes air between 1986 and 1993.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Mar. 25, 1986
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
30 min.
Aired:
1986 - 1993
To-Date:
8 Seasons
150 Episodes
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Balki Bartokamous is from the fictional island of Mypos. The island of Mypos is possibly based off the real-life Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus. Also interestingly enough, the name…
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    Balki Bartokamous is from the fictional island of Mypos. The island of Mypos is possibly based off the real-life Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus. Also interestingly enough, the name Mypos is derived from the Greek word for "maybe".
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  • The producers originally developed the series to air in 1985. But Bronson Pinchot was already committed to Sara. When that series was cancelled, the producers quickly hired Pinchot and…
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    The producers originally developed the series to air in 1985. But Bronson Pinchot was already committed to Sara. When that series was cancelled, the producers quickly hired Pinchot and continued developing their series to air in 1986.
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  • The opening credits from Season 3 through the end of the series features a scene of Balki and Larry riding on a tour boat underneath a bridge spanning the Chicago River. The opening credits…
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    The opening credits from Season 3 through the end of the series features a scene of Balki and Larry riding on a tour boat underneath a bridge spanning the Chicago River. The opening credits of its spin-off series Family Matters feature a scene of the Winslow family riding their bikes over the very same bridge from Seasons 1-3.
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