RICARDO, Ricky & wife, Lucy
(I Love Lucy)
Hill 5-9975 [or 5-9099 & Circle 7-2099]
623 East 68th Street
New York City, NY
(Upper East side of Manhattan)
Ricky is a singer at the Tropicana Club. His wife, Lucy is a wanna-be
actress/performer. Later the Ricardo's moved downstairs across the hall from the
Mertzes to Apartment 3-B when son Ricky Jr. was born and still later they moved
to Westport, CT. They pay $125 a month rent (for 3B) to their landlords Fred &
Somewhere in America
Ben is a test driver. One day the doctor told him he had a special type of "O"
blood that contained an antibody which gave Ben immunity to every known disease
including old age. Periodic transfusions of his blood can give other men a
second, a third lifetime, perhaps more. Consequently, Ben Richards will live
longer than anyone has ever lived, but a transfusion to the wrong man could make
him a prisoner for all time. And so he runs "from the hunters...the human hounds
who would cage him."
(The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
555-7862 [or 2321]
119 North Weatherly Avenue
Mary is a news producer for WJM-TV. Mary later marries a US Congressman. After
he dies, Mary returns to New York City as a journalist for a TV station. She now
has a grown daughter [as revealed on the ABC TV-Movie "Mary & Rhoda" (2000)].
RIDDLER, THE See - NIGMA, Edward E.
RIDGEMONT HIGH SCHOOL
Faculty on staff include history teacher Mr. Arnold Hand; biology teacher Hector
Vargas and life studies teacher Miss Leslie Melon. Students enrolled are Jeff
Spicoli, Brad & Stacey Hamilton, Linda Barrett, Mike Damone, Barbara DeVille and
New York City, NY (Manhattan)
Alex is a Jewish-American career cabbie who drove full-time for the Sunshine Cab
Company. He has no other aspiration in life but to drive his cab and make a
living. He is the eldest of the cabbies and is often ask for advice and his
personal opinion. When not driving a cab, Alex likes to ski and play with his
pet dog, Buddy. His family members included father Joe Rieger, a seaman; sister,
Charlotte; ex-wife, Phyllis; and grown daughter, Cathy. Elaine Nardo, an
attractive red-haired cab driver, is Alex's close friend.
(Mad About You)
New York, NY
Riff's is the favorite hangout of Paul and Jamie Buchman and friends. Ursula
[the twin sister of Phoebe Buffay from TV series Friends] is a regular waitress
at Riff's. The interior scenes of Riff's Bar were shot on Soundstage #11 at
Culver City. The exterior shots are from the Old Town and Bar Restaurant located
at 45 West 18th Street, between Park Avenue South and Broadway.
RIFLEMAN, THE See - MCCAIN, Lucas
RIKER, William T.
(Star Trek: The Next Generation)
c/o The USS Enterprise-D
Somewhere in the Alpha Quadrant
Riker is the executive officer aboard the starship USS Enterprise-D. His
commander Jean-Luc Picard refers to him as "Number One." Riker was born in
Valdez, Alaska in 2335. His family includes his mother [she died when Riker was
two] and his father Kyle Riker [who abandoned him at the age of 15]. Will
graduated from Starfleet Academy in 2357. He first served on the USS Potemkin as
Lieutenant and on the USS Hood as executive officer before transferring to the
Enterprise-D. Riker is handsome, confident and popular with the crew. His close
friend is ship’s counselor Deanna Troi, with whom Riker had an affair a few
years earlier when he was stationed on the planet Betazed. They call each other
"Imzadi" [Betazoid for "beloved’]. Riker loves cooking, jazz music, and playing
RILEY, Chester A. & wife, Peg
(The Life of Riley)
Gladstone 9-989J [as heard on radio]
1313 Blue View Terrace
Los Angeles, CA.
Riley works as an aircraft riveter at Stevenson Aircraft [later Cunningham
Aircraft]. He lives with his wife, Margaret "Peg," and children Babs and Junior.
Their address later changes to 5412 Drone Avenue [at Grove St.] Del Mar Vista,
CA. When their daughter Babs marries Don Marshall, the newlyweds moved to Apt.
#3 at 1451 Blue View Terrace, CA
c/o Captain Edward Parmalee
Texas Ranger Headquarters
Laredo, TX (late 1800s)
Joe is one of three Texas rangers stationed in the town of Laredo. His fellow
officers included Reese Bennett, Chad Cooper and latecomer rookie ranger Erik
Hunter. They all reported to Captain Edward Parmalee.
RILEY, Michelle "Mickey"
34 West Sunset
Los Angeles, CA
Mickey is a sportswriter for The Daily Star. Her boyfriend is Bill Hastings who
writes the "Dear Phoebe" lovelorn column
Velardi, AZ (1880s)
Johnny Ringo is an ex-gunfighter turned sheriff. He maintained law and order
with a LeMat Special firearm. It has two barrels-one fired six.45 caliber
rounds, and the other fired a shotgun shell. Johnny's friends included Cully,
the town's deputy; Laura Thomas, Ringo's romantic interest; and Laura's father
Case Thomas, the owner of the town's general store. The Le Met Special was
designed by Johnny's deputy, Cason "Case" Thomas, to help Johnny "even the odds"
when he came up against the bad guys. Called a "seven shooter" by Cason, the
Colt .45 gun had a special seventh barrel located beneath the regular one. It
was loaded with a .410 shotgun shell and activated when the gun's hammer was
placed in the firing position.
RIPTIDE DETECTIVE AGENCY
c/o Cody Allen, Nick Ryder and Murray "Boz" Bozinsky
Pier #56 Slip # 7
Los Angeles, CA
The Riptide Agency uses a motorboat ["The Ebbtide"], a robot ["The Roboz,"] and
a pink helicopter ["The Screaming Mimi."]
RITZ DISCOUNT STORE
c/o Mr. Twinkacetti, Proprietor
627 Lincoln Boulevard
Support staff includes Larry Appleton and his cousin Balki Bartokomous. The
building seen as the Ritz Discount Store is the Santa Rita Hotel, a four-story
brick building located at 1100 S. Main Street on the southern edge of downtown
Los Angeles, east of the Harbor Freeway and north of the Santa Monica Freeway
c/o The Gate
San Francisco, CA
Luis is a suave Cuban-American photographer. He works for a trendy magazine
called The Gate. Luis was the "kind of guy who thinks he's much sexier that he
really is." Luis was a traditional macho Hispanic. His brother, Carlos, on the
other hand, was a handsome, charming homosexual. On episode "The Me Nobody
Nose," Luis studied for his citizenship; and on episode #37 "Car Trouble" Luis
is refused a rental car based on his ethnic heritage. Luis and his coworker Todd
attended a pottery class and invested $17,000 in a failed business venture when
they sold yellow bell-bottom pants for women called "Lemon Legs."
RIVERA, Pablo "Paul"
Los Angeles, CA
Paul is an up-and-coming comedian. His family includes parents Domingo and Rosa
Maria; sisters Sylvia, Lucia and her husband Hector Del Gato, their children
Anna Maria, Susana, Tomas, Mario and Elana; brother Manuel and his wife Carmen.
Jose Sanchez Shapiro is Paul's agent.