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Question Is There Anything 'The Ropers' Could've Changed to Be A Success???

Cast change, setting change, anything?!?
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Cast change, setting change, anything?!?

Getting rid of the little boy and more guest appearances by Jack without the girls
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Kinda doubt it. I liked the show, but Stanley and Helen are two examples of characters who work best in supporting roles. I thought the show was pretty good, honestly, but I can't see it surviving three or four seasons, even in a best case scenario. The supporting cast was kind of weak (aside from the gorgeous Patty McCormack) and there just weren't 100 episodes worth of stories about the main couple.
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Come on guys! The Ropers is better than most shows on today.

Tambor is enough reason for the show to have gone 3-4 seasons+!
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