AN OUTRAGEOUS BIRTHDAY PRANK BRINGS AN UNEXPECTED VISITOR
TO RODNEY'S DOORSTEP -- HIS ESTRANGED FATHER -- ON ABC'S "RODNEY"
"Hell Week" - Since Rodney and Barry's birthdays are just days apart, they have a tradition they refer to as "Hell Week" in which they play pranks and send each other outrageous gifts the other has to accept. One of Barry's crazy pranks includes publishing Rodney's obituary, which brings an unexpected visitor to Rodney's doorstep-his estranged father, Dale (Geoffrey Pierson), who hasn't seen Rodney since he was 16 -- on "Rodney," TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 (9:30-10:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
"Rodney" stars Rodney Carrington as Rodney Hamilton, Jennifer Aspen as Trina Hamilton, Amy Pietz as Charlie, Nick Searcy as Barry, Oliver Davis as Jack Hamilton and Matthew Josten as Bo Hamilton.
Guest starring is Geoffrey Pierson as Dale.
"Hell Week" was written by Mark Gross and directed by Bob Berlinger .
"Rodney" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.
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