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.

Trivia
– 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.

Character’s Quotes
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.

Script developed by Never Enough Design