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Encyclopedia > Roundhouse (TV series)
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Roundhouse was an American sketch comedy television series that aired on Nickelodeon from 1992 through 1995. Image File history File links Roundhouselogo. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Nickelodeon (Nick for short, launched April 1, 1979) is a cable TV network primarily for children and pre-teens, but also features shows for teenagers in TEENick. ...

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History

Debuted as a part of the original SNICK lineup on Nickelodeon in 1992. SNICK (short for Saturday Night Nickelodeon) was a two-hour programming block on the American cable television network Nickelodeon, geared toward general audiences, that ran from 1992 until mid-2004, Saturdays starting at 8 PM EST. In 2004, SNICK was revamped as the Saturday night edition of TeeNick. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ...


Buddy Sheffield, a former "In Living Color" writer, and his wife Rita created and produced the series. According to the Sheffields, they titled the show in reference to the roundhouses used by train companies to redirect railroad cars in any direction. This was in line with the show's theme song, in which the characters stated that they could "go anywhere". In addition, the set for the show mirrored the interior of a roundhouse. In Living Color was an American sketch comedy television series which ran on the Fox Television Network from 1990 to 1994. ... Roundhouse in 1909, turntable in the front Steam locomotives sit in the Chicago and Northwestern roundhouse at the Chicago, Illinois freight yards, December 1942. ...


Each episode revolved around the Anyfamily and their problems in daily life. The half-hour show was broken up into sketches, dance sequences, and musical performances by both cast members and the house band. All music used on the show was written specifically for Roundhouse.


Following the first season, cast member Dominic Lucero was diagnosed with Lymphoma. He left the show for treatment, returning for several episodes in the show's third season. One month before the show's final episode was taped, Lucero died on July 1, 1994 at the age of 26. At Lucero's request, his illness was never mentioned on television. The final show, however, was dedicated to his memory. Despite his absence, Dominic's name remained in the opening and closing credits throughout all four seasons of the show. Lymphoma is any of a variety of cancer that originates in the lymphatic system. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


The first season was filmed on Stage 18 at Nickelodeon Studios in Orlando, FL. Remaining seasons were shot at CBS Studio Center in Hollywood, CA. The official logo for Nickelodeon Studios. ... Skyline of Orlando at night, from across Lake Eola The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida. ... CBS Studio Center is a television and film studio located in Studio City, California (located in Los Angeles San Fernando Valley section). ... For other uses, see Hollywood (disambiguation) Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the City of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that runs from about Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to...


YTV in Canada also aired the series during its initial run on Nickelodeon. After the show ceased production in 1994, reruns aired on both BET and MTV. YTV is a Canadian cable television specialty channel aimed at youth, available nationwide through cable and satellite television. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Rerun van Pelt is the name of Linus and Lucys younger brother in the comic strip Peanuts. ... Black Entertainment Television is a U.S. cable network targeted towards African-American and other ethnic audiences in the United States like Hispanics. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


The show has never been released on home video or DVD. The home video business rents and sells videocassettes and DVDs to the public. ... The official DVD logo. ...


Cast

  • Alfred Carr Jr. (Seasons 1-4)
  • John Crane (Seasons 1-4)
  • Mark David (Seasons 1-4)
  • Shawn Daywalt (Seasons 1-4)
  • Ivan Dudynsky (Seasons 1-4)
  • Micki Duran (Seasons 1-4)
  • Seymour Willis Green (Seasons 1-4)
  • Natalie Nucci (Seasons 1-4)
  • Juleen Renee (Seasons 1-4)
  • David Sidoni (Seasons 1-4)
  • Crystal Lewis (Season 1)
  • Dominic Lucero (Season 1)
  • Lisa Vale (Seasons 2 and 4)
  • Jennifer Cihi (Season 3)
  • Amy Ehrlich (Season 3)
  • Shawn Munoz (Season 3)
  • Bryan Anthony (Season 4)
  • David Nicoll (Season 4)
  • Natasha Pearce (Season 4)

House Band

  • Jack Kelly - drums (Seasons 1-4)
  • John Pena - bass (Seasons 1-4)
  • James Raymond - keyboards (Seasons 1-4)
  • Marty Walsh - guitar (Seasons 1-4)
  • Will MacGregor - bass (Season 3)
  • Abe Laboriel Jr. - drums (Season 4)

Episode guide

Season 1

  • New Kid in Town
  • You Can't Fire Your Family
  • Last One Picked
  • School Daze
  • First Date
  • Abusement Park
  • TV on Trial
  • Meat Market
  • The Clock Strikes Back
  • Conflict
  • Lifestyles
  • The School Play
  • What If?

Season 2

  • The Game of Popularity
  • Environment
  • Pets
  • Step Family Feud
  • In Trouble
  • Independence
  • Fears
  • Best Friends
  • And Baby Makes Three
  • Summertime Blues
  • Technobabble

Season 3

  • Happy Holidays
  • Women vs. Men
  • Gang Violence
  • Jealousy
  • Talent
  • Rock Stars
  • Greed
  • Prejudice
  • Generation Gap
  • Puberty
  • Privacy
  • Self-Esteem
  • The Joke's On You
  • Running Away
  • Lies

Season 4

  • The Big Quake
  • Summer Camp
  • Change
  • Nobody's Perfect
  • Dropout
  • The History of Anyfamily - Part I
  • The History of Anyfamily - Part II
  • Justice
  • Superstitions
  • Stress and Success
  • Obsession
  • War and Peace
  • Endings

Awards

The CableACE Award was an award that was given from 1978 to 1997 to honor excellence in American cable television programing. ... The Young Artist Award is an award which is presented yearly by the Young Artist Foundation. ...

External links

  • IMDB entry for Roundhouse
  • Easychair Expressway - Fan Website

 
 

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