The show, set in Chicago, revolved around Webster Long, a seven-year-old Black orphan whose biological parents were recently killed in a car accident. He is then taken in by retired football star George Papadopolis with whom his late father played professional football in the 1970s, and his wife Katherine.
Series Fun Facts
- Billy Sands 's final role.
- Jerry Seinfeld was employed as a staff writer for exactly one week. None of his material made it to the air.
- Emmanuel Lewis's mother became aggravated with crew members who continually picked him up to carry him to filming. Eventually the head of Paramount Television had to tell the cast to stop.