Fresno (1986)

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A long-format spoof of 1980s prime-time soap operas, set in raisin town Fresno, California.

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1986  
Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Charlotte Kensington (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Tyler Cane (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Torch (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Talon Kensington (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Cane Kensington (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Juan (2 episodes, 1986)
Pat Corley ...
 Earl Duke (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Tiffany Kensington (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Kevin Kensington (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Bobbi Jo Bobb (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Tucker Agajanian (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Charles (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Desiree DeMornay (2 episodes, 1986)
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 2nd Henchman (2 episodes, 1986)
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 1st Henchman (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Mr. Acme (2 episodes, 1986)
Natalie Gregory ...
 China Kensington (2 episodes, 1986)
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A mini-series spoof of various TV primetime sopa operas set in Fresno, America's 64th largest city and showing the raisin production family of the Kensingtons centering on the matriarch Charlotte's feud with the family's arch rival Tyler Cane, the head of a powerful raisin conglomerate. Among the players are Charlotte's son, the vile, power-mad Cane Kensington; his voluptious nympho wife Talon; and a shirtless stranger, named Torch, who gets hired as a Kensington ranch hand and captures the attentions of all women he comes into contact with. Written by Anonymous

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The Power!...The Passion!... The Produce!

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16 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Pathos gia tin exousia  »

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Charlotte Kensington: [when employee, Juan, asks for a raise] Juan, there are two types of people in the world: those who have, and those who have not. I have. You have not.
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An extremely enjoyable mini series. Wish it was on VHS so we could view it again.
21 April 2001 | by (Madera, California) – See all my reviews

My husband and I very much enjoyed all of the actors in the mini series. The entire film was beautifully directed and the cast was wonderful. We wish there was more television like this. Is there anyway that we can find out which network broadcast Fresno in 1986. We did attempt to record the series, but missed the last part. It would be great if the network would show the series again. Better yet, record it on VHS! We've been searching for this one for a long time.


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