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Webster

The show, set in Chicago, revolved around Webster Long, a seven-year-old Black orphan whose biological parents were recently killed in a car accident. He is then taken in by retired football star George Papadopolis with whom his late father played professional football in the 1970s, and his wife Katherine.

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06x25 Webtrek Aired: Mar. 10, 1989

Webster's video game transports him as the captain of the Enterprise from Star Trek: The next Generation.

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Webster is Canceled/Ended
The show had 6 seasons and 150 episodes air between 1983 and 1989.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Sep. 16, 1983
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
30 min.
Aired:
1983 - 1989
To-Date:
6 Seasons
150 Episodes
Network
Syndicated TV Network
Genre

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

More Trivia
  • Emmanuel Lewis was trampled by a horse during filming of one episode on a ranch in California.
  • Webster always referred Katherine Calder-Young Papadapolis as "Ma'am" because she wasn't his Mom, but that was the closest sounding to "Mom".
  • Paramount Television agreed that the show would continue in first-run syndication if it was canceled by ABC before it passed 100 shows; when ABC dropped the show in 1987, it had exactly that…
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    Paramount Television agreed that the show would continue in first-run syndication if it was canceled by ABC before it passed 100 shows; when ABC dropped the show in 1987, it had exactly that number of shows. Similar contractual agreements were made by Paramount for Cheers and Family Ties.
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