Ever since Room 222 ended, Karen Valentine had a hard time finding another hit series. Most folks will only remember her frequent appearances on Hollywood Squares and talk shows as the balance of her work in the 70's. A self-titled sitcom bombed, and she otherwise made a number of TV-movies, including "The Daughters of Joshua Cade" and a Gidget TV-movie, both for ABC.
In 1979, ABC & Paramount thought they had something that would work.
America 2100 is more about a pair of 20th century comedians who'd been in suspended animation after suffocating to death being awakened in the 22nd century, with Valentine as a scientist assigned to their case. Sid Caesar ("Grease") is heard as the voice of the computer, MAX.