Bosom Buddies

Bosom Buddies

Finding themselves without a place to live, Kip and Henry get an offer from a co-worker to live in her apartment building. The only problem is that it’s women only. So, they dress in women’s clothing and assume the identities of Buffy and Hildegarde, Kip and Henry’s sisters.

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Broadcast History

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Network: ABC
Broadcast: 1980-1982

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Episode Guide


Collectibles & Memorabilia



Actor Character(s) Notes
Tom Hanks Kip Wilson / Buffy Wilson
Peter Scolari Henry Desmond / Hildegarde ‘Hilde' Desmond
Donna Dixon Sonny Lumet
Holland Taylor Ruth Dunbar
Telma Hopkins Isabelle Hammond
Wendie Jo Sperber Amy Cassidy

Regulars & Guest Stars

Actor Character(s)Notes
Lucille BensonLilly Sinclair 

Theme Song / Opening Credits


There were 2 seasons and 37 episodes of Bosom Buddies. We have not completed an episode guide for Bosom Buddies yet.


The two main characters of the show are named after bars in Berkeley, CA, “Kip’s” and “Henry’s”.
The series was recorded on videotape, except for the pilot which was recorded on film.
Donna Dixon, who played Tom Hank’s girlfriend in the show, is married to Dan Aykroyd.


Cop: Could I have your name?
Kip ‘Buffy’ Wilson: Well, you could, but it would be an incredible coincidence.


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