Big Hawaii

Jim 1970s

Aired: 1977
Big Hawaii

DAD: Barrett Fears (John Dehner)

DAD’S JOB: Pineapple Rancher

KIDS: Mitch Fears (early 20’s)

WHERE’S MOM?: Dead, maybe

STAND-IN “MOM”: none

This was Dallas in the Aloha State. But the plot more closely resembled the Jack Klugman show You Again, where this successful conservative dad winds up with a radically different son. The show didn’t last long enough to worry about.

Sidenote: Veteran actor John Dehner makes his second appearance in the Single TV Dad arena. Go check out his role in Baileys of Balboa, a 60’s TV Single Dad show.