Sitcom based on the 1987 indie hit "Bagdad Café" follows two women, a desert motel and diner owner and her guest whose husbands just left them, who slowly develop a rocky friendship. Several colorful characters live there as well.
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1991   1990  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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 Brenda (15 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Jasmine Zweibel (15 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Rudy (15 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Debbie (15 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Sal (12 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Dewey Kunkle (9 episodes, 1990-1991)
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Sitcom based on the 1987 indie hit "Bagdad Café" follows two women, a desert motel and diner owner and her guest whose husbands just left them, who slowly develop a rocky friendship. Several colorful characters live there as well.

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30 March 1990 (USA)  »

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Bagdad kávéház  »

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Whoopi Goldberg was originally offered the part of Brenda in the film Bagdad Cafe (1987) but she turned it down. See more »

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Remake of Bagdad Cafe (1987) See more »

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Calling You
Written by Bob Telson
Performed by Jevetta Steele
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Bagdad Cafe - TV series
1 November 2005 | by (Spring Valley, CA) – See all my reviews

I loved the movie Bagdad Cafe with CCH Pounder and really liked the little I saw of the TV series with Jean Stapleton and Whoopi Goldberg. I would love to have those original TV episodes. I think there were 15 episodes. Does anyone know where I could get them? I read where there was one full season and part of a second season. There were 13 episodes shown here in the States and I saw on one website that there were 2 more shown in England. If anyone knows where I might be able to locate these 15 episodes, I would be very grateful. The theme song for the TV series was the same as in the movie. It was very haunting and very beautiful.


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