Mr. Sunshine

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Mr. Sunshine is the title of an American sitcom that aired on the ABC network for a season beginning in 1986.

The series followed the trials and tribulations of Paul Stark, a blind university professor. Co-stars were Barbara Babcock and Leonard Frey.

The series was controversial during its run, attracting criticism from interest groups claiming that Mr. Sunshine poked fun at the visually impaired by using the lead character's disability as a focus for much of the show's humor. Supporters of the series said the show treated the character and the disability respectfully.

Series Cast

  1. Leonard Frey

    Leonard Frey

    11 Episodes

  2. Jeffrey Tambor

    Jeffrey Tambor

    11 Episodes

  3. Barbara Babcock

    Barbara Babcock

    11 Episodes

  4. Nan Martin

    Nan Martin

    11 Episodes

  5. Cecilia Hart

    11 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1986 | 11 Episodes

Season 1 of Mr. Sunshine premiered on March 28, 1986.

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Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m


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