Co-Ed Fever aired just once on February 4, 1979 on CBS.
One of the biggest theatrical movie hits of 1978 was a slapstick look at college life titled Animal House. Whether by pure coincidence or not each of the 3 networks rushed to television early in 1979 a comedy series that centered around college hijinks. ABC had Delta House, and NBC Brothers And Sisters, but to CBS went the distinction of a series so dreadful that it never even made it to it's regular time slot ( on Monday). Co-Ed Fever was seen just once, as a " special preview" on Sunday February 4, 1979, following the telecast of the movie Rocky.
The setting for Co-Ed Fever was a co-educational dormitory at rustic Baxter College. The dormitory Brewster House was peopled by a wide assortment of kooky college students; Tucker ( David Keith), Maria also known as Mousie ( Alexa Kenin), Doug( Christoper S. Nelson), a weathy chap, Elizabeth( Cathryn O'Neal), Gobo( Michael Pasternak), Hope ( Tacey Philips),an ultra sexy blonde named Sandi ( Heather Thomas), and a spaced-out housemother, Mrs. Selby ( Jane Rose).
CBS chose a new sitcom, Billy, to replace Co-Ed Fever in it's midseason lineup.
Here is Alexa Kenin's Obituary from The New York Times
Published: September 12, 1985
Alexa Kenin, an actress on stage and television and in motion pictures, died at her apartment in Manhattan on Tuesday. She was 23 years old, and the cause of death was not immediately known.
When Miss Kenin was 10 years old, she played opposite Jason Robards in a television movie, ''House Without a Christmas Tree.'' In 1977, she was in John Guare's ''Landscape of the Body'' at the Public Theater, and in Jack Gilhooley's ''Elusive Angel,'' Off Broadway.
In 1982, she co-starred with Bette Davis in a television movie, ''A Piano for Mrs. Cimino,'' and in May she acted on stage in ''Life Under Water,'' by Richard Greenberg, at the Ensemble Studio Theater's Marathon '85.
She appeared with Clint Eastwood in the 1982 film ''Honkytonk Man'' and recently completed work on the film ''Pretty in Pink,'' to be released in February.
She is survived by her parents, Dr. Michael Kenin and Maya Y. K. Ryan, and two step-sisters, Cordelia and Maria Ryan.
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