Who’s the Boss?
Character: Samantha Micelli
Written by: Martin Cohan, Martin Cohan, Martin Cohan
Cast Members: Tony Danza, Judith Light, Danny Pintauro, Katherine Helmond
Released date: September 20, 1984
Episode(s) Number: Appeared in all episodes
Genre: Comedy, Family
Duration: 30 minutes
A widower and former pro baseball player, Tony Micelli takes a job as a housekeeper for a high-powered divorced businesswoman, Angela Bower, and her son. He and his daughter, Samantha, move into the Bower residence, where Tony's laid-back personality contrasts with Angela's type-A behavior. Angela's man-hungry mother, Mona, is also in the mix.
– Alyssa Milano stated in an article during the eighth season that she found playing the character Samantha for so long so creatively frustrating that she chopped her long hair into a shorter style as a way to give her a new fresh look.
– After the show’s seventh season, Alyssa Milano tried to break out of her contract to pursue an academic career, but she was refused to be let go from the series.
– Yeah! I broke my finger twice and I can still dial.
– Now dad remember. Smile, be polite, and whatever you do don’t tell the pig joke.