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 Julia Peters (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
Lynnie Greene ...
 Maria Teresa Bonino (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
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 Toni McBain (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
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 April Baxter (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
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 Craig Boatwright (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
John Christopher Jones ...
 Eddie Barnes (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bob Randall ...
 J.M. Bedford (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
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Maria Bonino and Julia Peters are two secretaries in a high-powered New York advertising agency. They are promoted to art director and copywriter and begin their new careers with enthusiasm. Other people in the agency are J.M. Bedford, chairman of the board; Toni McBain, the President; April Baxter, a copywriter; Eddie Barnes, a TV commercial producer, and Craig Boatwright, a salesman. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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Cute Bess Armstrong not enough to save boring show.
27 March 2000 | by (The Beach) – See all my reviews

An attempt at creating another "Laverne and Shirley," "On Our Own" also featured the pairing of a cute perky Shirley-type (Julia) and a not-so-cute street-wise Laverne-type (Maria). The best thing about this series was the discovery of Bess Armstrong as Julia. She was very cute in this series which otherwise was a snooze-fest. Not a terrible show, just nothing to distinguish it from any other sitcom.


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