The Ellen Burstyn Show (1986–1987)

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 Ellen Brewer (13 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Molly Brewer Ross (13 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Nick Ross (13 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Tom Hines (13 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Sydney Brewer (13 episodes, 1986-1987)
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A Great Cast but missed opportunities!
24 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show had a great cast featuring Oscar Winner Ellen Burstyn with Elaine Stritch playing her mother and Megan Mullaly playing the daughter with a young son. Sadly, the show never caught on to public attention. But with great cast, how could you go wrong? Well, this was the era of nothing but sitcoms and now we have nothing but reality shows and dramas. In the 1980s, New York City tried to bring back comedy shows to prime time. Unfortunately, New York City never accomplished in even a close victory aside it's main rival, Hollywood or Los Angeles. The network lost a good opportunity but not allowing this show to grow and expand. It had a talented cast and the writing could have gotten better in time. Sitcoms take time to develop an audience.


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