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16 September 1985 (USA) See more »
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A long-running talk show with a host of the same name. This show was one of the first challengers to... See more »
2 wins & 10 nominations See more »
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Annoying and fake. See more (9 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 9)

Sally Jessy Raphael ... Herself - Host / ... (4 episodes, 1990-1991)
Myreah Moore ... Herself - America's Dating Coach (4 episodes, 1993-2002)

Davy Jones ... Himself (3 episodes, 1987-2002)

Dack Rambo ... Himself (2 episodes, 1985-1986)

Dana Plato ... Herself (2 episodes, 1989-1991)

Adam Rich ... Himself (2 episodes, 1989-1991)

Ian Cashmore ... Himself (2 episodes, 1998-2002)

Jonathan Lewandowski Jaxson ... Himself (2 episodes, 2000-2001)

Series Directed by
Kit Carson (unknown episodes, 1987-1996)
Adam Simons Sorota (unknown episodes)
Series Produced by
Kari Sagin .... senior producer (5 episodes, 1989-1991)
Barry Poznick .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1991)
Robert Andrew Kaplan .... field producer (2 episodes, 1994-1997)
Anthony Freire .... producer (2 episodes, 1998-2000)

Rick Brinkley .... producer (unknown episodes, 1990-1991)
Shantel Klinger .... producer (unknown episodes, 1994-1995)
Stacy Credidio .... associate producer (unknown episodes, 1995)
Mary Pelloni .... producer (unknown episodes, 2002)
Giuseppina Bonanni .... line producer (unknown episodes)
Burt Dubrow .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
LeGrande Green .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Jan Landis .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Jill Mullikin-Bates .... producer (unknown episodes)
Erin Primmer .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Chuck Rosenberg .... producer (unknown episodes)
Amy Rosenblum .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Jamie Schaefer-Wilson .... coordinating producer (unknown episodes)
Maurice Tunick .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Dan Radlauer (1 episode, 1990)
Series Film Editing by
Dennis Degan (7 episodes, 1990-2002)

Greg Boas (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Richard Penna .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
Series Production Management
Stacy Credidio .... post-production supervisor (3 episodes, 1996-2000)

Vincent Fusco .... executive in charge of production (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Stephen M. Clark .... camera operator (1 episode, 1990)

Durk Tyndall .... grip (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Liz Claiborne .... wardrobe (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Robert Dudek .... assistant editor (1 episode, 2002)

Mike Trinker .... on-line editor (unknown episodes, 1993-1994)
Series Music Department
Robbie Kondor .... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Kerrilyn M. Simmons .... first assistant production accountant (unknown episodes, 2001)
Eileen Burke .... assistant accountant (unknown episodes)
Cosmo DeCeglie .... production controller (unknown episodes)
Patrick Hartz .... audience coordinator (unknown episodes)
Judith Jack .... jeweller (unknown episodes)

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Also Known As:
"Sally" - USA (short title)
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3 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Annoying and fake., 25 May 2001
Author: Nick Zbu from Michigan

The main appeal of this dreck is that Sally herself, in her sixties, takes on troubled teens (exclusively females) by pretending to stand up and take their fits of adolescent anger. While a nice trick, it doesn't stand up to reality: Sally could act as 'powerful' as she wanted while her two bouncers sit in the audience, ready to bound at the teen if the teen actually knocked her false teeth out.

And that is the show. A lot of yelling and fake threats and men in fatigues screaming at teens and claiming it 'cures' them. And lording over it all is a former welfare mother who claims to be at the top of her own crap factory.

Watch only if you want to see how badly a "Springer" ripoff is when it pretends to have a moral center. Sadly that a MST3K clone hasn't found the comedic potential in these wastes of time and effort.

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