TV show's Ratings

    Completed

    Country
    Runtime 1 hour
    Premiere: USA November 29, 1980
    Channel ABC (United States)
    Production Companies 20th Century Fox Television

    Description

    Four buddies live in Bloomington, Indiana, facing life as working class "cutters" in a college town. Focus is on Dave and his $ 1200 La Strada bike.
    e1 — Episode 1  

    The Cutters

    November 29, 1980 6.2
    e2 — Episode 2  

    The American Dream

    December 6, 1980 7.2
    e3 — Episode 3  

    Knowing Her

    December 13, 1980 6.7
    e4 — Episode 4  

    King of the Quarry

    December 20, 1980
    e5 — Episode 5  

    Heart Like A Wheel

    December 27, 1980 7.0
    e6 — Episode 6  

    Rainy Night in Georgia

    January 3, 1981 6.4
    e7 — Episode 7  

    La Strada

    January 10, 1981
    e8 — Episode 8  

    The Grand Illusion (Unaired)

    1980

    Сast and Crew

    Production

    The Little 500 bicycle race that forms the centerpiece of the plot is a real race held annually at Indiana University. A reenactment of the race was staged for the film in the "old" Memorial Stadium on the IU campus, which was demolished in 1982, four years after Breaking Away was shot.

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