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Release Date:
9 October 1977 (USA) See more »
Maria Bonino and Julia Peters are two secretaries in a high-powered New York advertising agency. They... See more »
Plot Keywords:
Designing Women: Dixie Carter Dies at 70
 (From TVSeriesFinale. 12 April 2010, 11:04 AM, PDT)

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 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 8)

Bess Armstrong ... Julia Peters (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
Lynnie Greene ... Maria Teresa Bonino (22 episodes, 1977-1978)

Gretchen Wyler ... Toni McBain (21 episodes, 1977-1978)

Dixie Carter ... April Baxter (21 episodes, 1977-1978)
Dan Resin ... Craig Boatwright (21 episodes, 1977-1978)
John Christopher Jones ... Eddie Barnes (21 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bob Randall ... J.M. Bedford (21 episodes, 1977-1978)

Series Directed by
Mel Shapiro (1 episode, 1977)
Series Writing credits
Jennie Blackton (21 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bob Randall (1 episode, 1977)

Series Produced by
Sam Denoff .... producer (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
David Susskind .... executive producer (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
Series Film Editing by
Frank Herold (22 episodes, 1977-1978)

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30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Filmed in New York City before a live audience.See more »


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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
I used to love it, 9 April 2004
Author: Larry Weissman ( from San Fernando, CA

Back in 1977 (when I was 15) I loved 'On Our Own'. Maybe it was because it was filmed in NY and I got to see it taped live twice...but honestly, I loved the characters. Bess Armstrong & Lynnie Green were a great team. Some may compare them to Laverne And Shirley, but these were two very different characters. In addition, Dixie Carter was hysterical with her drawling delivery as well. Her comedic timing was impeccable. As an actor I would be honored to work with anyone involved with that show. It was a fun show and I missed it after the one season. There is always so much 'trash' on the air, yet sometimes the good one's get away. Larry

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