Too Close for Comfort 40 years old

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort is an American television sitcom which ran on the ABC network from November 11, 1980 until May 5, 1983, and in first-run syndication from April 7, 1984 until September 27, 1986. It was modeled after the British series Keep It in the Family, which premiered nine months before Too Close for Comfort debuted in the U.S. Its name was changed to The Ted Knight Show when the show was retooled for its final season.



Name Character
Lydia Cornell She was 27 , now 67 years old
Jim J. Bullock He was 25 , now 66 years old
Ted Knight He was 56 , 62 years old when he died
Deborah Van Valkenburgh She was 28 , now 68 years old
Cisse Cameron She was 26 , now 67 years old as Bambi
Pat Carroll She was 53 , now 94 years old
Audrey Meadows She was 58 , 73 years old when she died


Name Job title
Ron Osborn Writing Writer
Jeff Reno Writing Writer
George Arthur Bloom Writing He was 35 , now 76 years old Writer
Bruce Bilson Directing He was 52 , now 93 years old Director
Will MacKenzie Directing He was 6 , now 46 years old Director
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Too Close for Comfort (40 years)


  • First Air Date: 1980-11-11
  • Runtime: [30,24] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 129