> Jeremy, this probably is outside of the limitations > of your book (I guess you cover US network television), > but I suppose a good example is the Fassbinder series > "Acht Stunden sind kein Tag" ("Eight hours are not a > day") produced in the early seventies (as far as I > recall). It was all in all only four to six episodes > (produced for prime time public German television), > an early and singular attempt to do something different > with the family series format. The series focussed on Ah yes, I've heard of Fassbinder's TV work, but I've never been able to find a copy of it in the US. Does anyone know of its availability? Even though I am focussing on US TV, this is a helpful suggestion. Thanks, Gaby!