Molly Dodd was a mid-30s, divorced woman living in New York and facing the comedy and drama of a widely changing career, difficulties of apartment living, love life and its consequences, and so on.

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Nominated for 11 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 Molly Dodd / ... (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
James Greene ...
 Davey McQuinn / ... (65 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Florence Bickford (59 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Fred Dodd (30 episodes, 1987-1991)
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Molly Dodd was a mid-30s, divorced woman living in New York and facing the comedy and drama of a widely changing career, difficulties of apartment living, love life and its consequences, and so on.

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21 May 1987 (USA)  »

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Los días y las noches de Molly Dodd  »

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NBC programming executive Brandon Tartikoff pitched the idea to Jay Tarses of doing a series about a single woman in her 30's living in a big city. Tarses immediately thought of his friend 'Blair Brown' for the lead. Tarses and Brown discussed how not to make the series into a formulaic sitcom. See more »

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Molly Dodd: Crazy with a "K"
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An "Ally McBeal" of the 1980's
11 December 2000 | by (Chicago, USA) – See all my reviews

The show started on NBC, which foolishly cancelled it, then the Lifetime cable network picked it up. Molly Dodd was similar to Ally McBeal, but she was not as neurotic. She was just a single woman trying to make it out in the world, and helped (and sometimes hindered) by the quirky characters surrounding her. My favorite was her doorman, who apparently had lived quite a life before he took the job in her building. My other favorite character was her crazy boss at the publishing company she worked at right before the series ended for good. There have been very few good shows with good women characters, and this is one of the best.


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