Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that was a USA remake of the UK hit show On The Busses – Lotsa Luck

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Opening Sequence / Theme Tune

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

New York City bus company’s lost-and-found department manager and bachelor Stanley Belmont lives with his bossy mother, his sister Olive and her unemployed husband Arthur all of who live off Stanley. Arthur is perfectly content to live with Stanley and avoid finding a job. Bummy is Stanley’s long time friend and co-worker who drives a bus. They take lunch breaks together when they scheme to resolve Stanley’s problem. – IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 season

Characters:

Dom Deluise – Stanley Belmont
Kathleen Freeman – Iris Belmont
Wynn Irwin – Arthur Swann
Beaverly Sanders – Olive Swann
Jack Knight – Bummy Pfitzer

 

Trivia

  • Based on the UK series On The Busses
  • All the characterskept their original names expect Bummy – called Jack In Britain – although ironically the actos name was Jack.

 

Clips

Lotsa Luck Closing