Nothing In Common was a 1987 series based on the 1986 film of the same name directed by Garry Marshall, who also created the show. The show lasted from April 2, 1987 to June 3, 1987.


David Basner (Todd Waring, played by Tom Hanks in the film) looks after his ill and divorced father, Max (Bill Macy, played by Jackie Gleason in the film).

Why It Was CancelledEdit

  1. Very low viewer ratings.
  2. No one wanted or asked for a TV series based on the film.
  3. Only seven episodes aired.