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Created byMarco Pennette
StarringFred Savage
Jane Curtin
William Devane
Maggie Lawson
Eddie McClintock
Reginald Ballard
ComposerAdam Cohen
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (8 unaired)
Executive producersMarco Pennette
Mike Tollin
Brian Robbins
Joe Davola
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production companiesMarco Pennette Productions
Tollin/Robbins Productions
Touchstone Television
DistributorDisney-ABC Domestic Television
Original networkABC
Original releaseJanuary 12 -
February 7, 2006 (2006-02-07)

Crumbs is an American television sitcom starring Fred Savage and Jane Curtin that ran on ABC from January 12, 2006 to February 7, 2006. It also starred William Devane, Maggie Lawson and Eddie McClintock. The show's slogan is "The normal American family turned upside down." The series was officially cancelled on May 13, 2006.


Savage played a gay screenwriter who leaves Hollywood to return home to take care of his mother (Curtin), who had recently been released from a mental institution after trying to run over her husband (Devane) after he left her for a younger woman, who turns out to be pregnant. Much of the show takes place at the family's restaurant.



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Only the first five episodes were broadcast on ABC during the show's original run.

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
1"Pilot"Ted WassMarco PennetteJanuary 12, 2006 (2006-01-12)101
Mitch Crumb comes to his hometown to deal with his mother, who has just been released from a psychiatric facility. She has not yet learned that her ex-husband is about to have a baby with another woman.
2"Whatever Happened to Baby Bodashka?"Ted WassDavid WalpertJanuary 19, 2006 (2006-01-19)102
Suzanne decides to adopt a baby girl from the Ukraine after learning that Billy and the new woman are having a girl. Meanwhile, Jody gets Mitch a job as manager of the restaurant and must confront an employee who is stealing.
3"Friends in High Places"Ted WassMarco PennetteJanuary 26, 2006 (2006-01-26)103
Mitch worries about Suzanne's avoiding friends that she shared with her former husband. He then advises her to join a divorce group to sort out her problems. She instead joins a group for recovering drug addicts. Meanwhile, Billy seeks reconciliation with Jody.
4"Jody Crumb, Superstar"Ted WassRegina StewartFebruary 2, 2006 (2006-02-02)104
Billy takes control of the family restaurant, due to his financial problems. Mitch and Jody compete for his approval. Suzanne begins to shoplift to seek attention from her sons.
5"Six Feet Blunder"Ted WassHayes JacksonFebruary 7, 2006 (2006-02-07)105
Mitch meets a guy (Rider Strong), who will not go out with him unless Mitch comes out of the closet to his parents.
6"Tennis, Any Crumb?"Ted WassHeide PerlmanUnaired106
Suzanne becomes jealous when Mitch begins spending more time with his girlfriend instead of her. To make her happy, he reveals to her that he is gay.
7"Maybe I'm Tony Randall"Ted WassJoel SteinUnaired107
Mitch has a date with a woman, and he starts to think he might not be gay. Meanwhile, Billy tries to get closer to Jody.
8"Sleeping with the Enemies"Ted WassSung SuhUnaired108
Mitch becomes jealous when Jody and Andrea begin dating. Meanwhile, Billy hurts his back fixing Suzanne's roof; she takes him in and tries to win back his affections.
9"The Gift of the Magpie"Ted WassDavid WalpertUnaired109
Suzanne expresses her dislike of Christmas, four months later as she missed the last one due to being in the psychiatric facility.
10"Suzanne Gets Certified"Ted WassLes Firestein & Heide PerlmanUnaired110
After learning Billy fixed her up with her boyfriend Frank (Elliott Gould), Suzanne pretends to be crazy to legalize her divorce papers. Meanwhile, Jody reunites with his old band for a gig.
11"A Loon Again, Naturally"Ted WassRoy Brown & David GrubstickUnaired111
Suzanne tries to out-do a former mental patient who wrote an autobiography. Meanwhile, when Mitch learns that Billy spoke to the people who publish his alumni journal, he gets irate, so Billy fires him.
12"He Ain't Hetero, He's My Brother"Ted WassStory by : Regina Stewart
Teleplay by : Les Firestein & Hayes Jackson
Jody blackmails Mitch when he discovers he is gay. Meanwhile, Suzanne butts heads with Frank's handicapped ex-wife (Teri Garr), and Shelley (Illeana Douglas) ruins Billy's bachelor party.
13"And It All Came Crumbling Down"Ted WassDavid Walpert & Heide PerlmanUnaired113
Billy doesn't take the news very well when Mitch comes out. Meanwhile, Shelley has second thoughts about her impending nuptials, and Suzanne decides to marry... herself.

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