What a Country

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1986
What a Country! is an American sitcom that aired in syndication from September 27, 1986 to May 23, 1987. It was based on the 1977-1979 British sitcom Mind Your Language. The series was intended as somewhat of a showcase for comedian Yakov Smirnoff,... read more

What a Country! is an American sitcom that aired in syndication from September 27, 1986 to May 23, 1987. It was based on the 1977-1979 British sitcom Mind Your Language. The series was intended as somewhat of a showcase for comedian Yakov Smirnoff, whose catchphrase provided the show's title.

Original Release

09/27/1986

US Release

09/27/1986

Cast

Garrett M. Brown Taylor Brown
George Murdock Laslo Gabov
Vijay Amritraj Ali Nadeem
Leila Lee Olsen Yung Hee
Harry Waters Jr. Robert Muboto
Julian Reyes Victor Ortega
Ada Maris Maria Conchita Lopez
Yakov Smirnoff Nikolai Rostapovich
Don Knotts F. Jerry 'Bud' McPherson
Gail Strickland
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The First Class Saturday, 27 September 1986
2 The Soul Man Saturday, 04 October 1986
3 A Busboy Named Desire Saturday, 11 October 1986
4 Don't Leave Home Without It Saturday, 18 October 1986
5 My Fair Yung Hi Saturday, 25 October 1986
6 Holiday on Ice Saturday, 01 November 1986
7 The Best Laid Plans Saturday, 08 November 1986
8 Chicken a la Prince Saturday, 15 November 1986
9 A Birthday with Class Saturday, 22 November 1986
10 Ali's Arrangement Saturday, 20 December 1986
11 Taylor Loses His Cool Saturday, 10 January 1987
12 The Road from Morocco Saturday, 17 January 1987
13 Nikolai Speaks Saturday, 24 January 1987
14 California Dreamin' Saturday, 07 February 1987
15 Moonlighting Saturday, 14 February 1987
16 Play It Again, F Saturday, 21 February 1987
17 Citizen Pain Saturday, 28 February 1987
18 Educating Inga Saturday, 07 March 1987
19 Victor at an Exhibition Saturday, 14 March 1987
20 What a Tangled Web We Weave Saturday, 28 March 1987
21 Love Finds Nikolai Saturday, 04 April 1987
22 We're in the Mubotos Saturday, 11 April 1987
23 What Are Friends For? Saturday, 02 May 1987
24 The Candidate Saturday, 09 May 1987
25 The Apartment Saturday, 16 May 1987
26 Old World Charmer Saturday, 23 May 1987

Directors

Russ Petranto, Howard Storm, Dolores Ferraro

Writers

Frank Mula, Mike Scully, Leonard Ripps, Bernard West, Martin Rips, Joseph Staretski

Cast

Garrett M. Brown Taylor Brown
George Murdock Laslo Gabov
Vijay Amritraj Ali Nadeem
Leila Lee Olsen Yung Hee
Harry Waters Jr. Robert Muboto
Julian Reyes Victor Ortega
Ada Maris Maria Conchita Lopez
Yakov Smirnoff Nikolai Rostapovich
Don Knotts F. Jerry 'Bud' McPherson
Gail Strickland
Gail Strickland Principal Joan Courtney
Shawn Ora Engemann Ms. Puckett (as Shawn Southwick)
Natasha Pavlovich Sonja Bolkin
Elden Henson Boy
Donna Dixon Inge
Ryan Bollman Boy
Michael Berryman Leon the Pizza Delivery Boy
Elaine Giftos Danny the Bartender
Aaron Lohr Boy
Mary Pat Gleason Nurse

Producers

Martin Rips Executive Producer
Joseph Staretski Executive Producer
Marilyn Larson Producer
Wendy Blair Producer
George Yanok Producer
Eric Cohen Producer
Leonard Ripps Producer
Martin Rips Producer
Joseph Staretski Producer

Editors

Michael Weitzman

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