It's a Living (1980–1989)

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This series featured a group of waitresses (and a pianist, Sonny) who work at a fancy restaurant at the top of a skyscraper.

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Complete series cast summary:
Gail Edwards ...
 Dot Higgins (120 episodes, 1980-1989)
Barrie Youngfellow ...
 Jan Hoffmeyer Gray / ... (120 episodes, 1980-1989)
Paul Kreppel ...
 Sonny Mann (120 episodes, 1980-1989)
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 Nancy Beebe (120 episodes, 1980-1989)
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 Amy Tompkins (93 episodes, 1985-1989)
Richard Stahl ...
 Howard Miller (93 episodes, 1985-1989)
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 Ginger St. James (71 episodes, 1986-1989)
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 Cassie Cranston (49 episodes, 1980-1986)
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This half-hour situation comedy centered on a small group of waitresses working at a first class restaurant. A stern female supervisor and a young male piano player are also added into the mix. Written by Phil Fernando

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Making a Living  »

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couple of corrections...
19 August 2011 | by (albuquerque NEW mexico) – See all my reviews

the name of this show is 'it's a living' not 'making a living' the name is even in the theme song... please fix this!! to the 1st reviewer, the actress is crystal Bernard and the characters name was Amy... i loved this show and even remember the lyrics and beat to the theme song.. Ann Jillian is awesome and who doesn't love crystal Bernard, Gail Edwards, et al.. the only bad character was sonny and i guess every show needs one.. lot's of mention of sonny and waitresses but what about head chef Howard played by Richard Stahl.. his character played so well off Nancy played by Marian mercer... i enjoyed this show when i was younger and would like to see it properly credited


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