Sisters (1991–1996)

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
 Alex Reed / ... (127 episodes, 1991-1996)
 Georgie Reed Whitsig (127 episodes, 1991-1996)
 Teddy Reed / ... (127 episodes, 1991-1996)
 Beatrice 'Bea' Reed Ventnor (127 episodes, 1991-1996)
 John Whitsig (100 episodes, 1991-1996)
 Francesca 'Frankie' Reed Margolis (93 episodes, 1991-1996)
 Catherine 'Cat' Margolis (90 episodes, 1991-1996)
Jill Novick ...
 Teenage Teddy / ... (80 episodes, 1991-1996)
Sharon Martin ...
 Teenage Alex (79 episodes, 1991-1996)
 Mitch Margolis (75 episodes, 1991-1994)
Riff Regan ...
 Young Georgie (72 episodes, 1991-1996)


"Sisters" follows the lives and loves of four close, but very different, sisters of the Reed family living in Winnetka, Illinois. Alex, the oldest, is a wealthy, slightly snobish, WASP wife of a plastic surgeron. Teddy, is a free-spirited, artist/drifter seeking to find her place in life. Georgie, is a typical suburban housewife trying to keep the family together. Frankie, the youngest, is an overacheiving, businesswoman trying to make it big in the world. Written by Anonymous

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The men in your life may leave you, Children grow up, parents pass away. The only ones who are there for you, From cradle to grave, Are your sisters.







Release Date:

11 May 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Strauß Töchter  »

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(124 episodes) | (126 episodes)

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Did You Know?


Patricia Kalember's husband in real-life, Daniel Gerroll, had a recurring role in season five. He played psychiatrist Dr. David Caspian, who was counseling her character Georgie. See more »


Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) See more »

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Thinking-person's soap opera
19 June 2004 | by (california) – See all my reviews

The first three+ seasons were superb for this thinking-person's soap opera. There were little touches and broad character strokes that really saved the rest of the show from turning into so much superficial pap. John's singing career was hysterical. The whole Teddy/Simon/Falconer love triangle was pretty good too, better than most that I've seen. Plus, the duo of Ashley Judd and Heather McAdam as daughters was just devastating.

Sadly, this show fell victim to poor dialogue that became as overwritten as many commercials, and to ridiculous plotlines that had less and less to do with the characters and more to do with what the writers thought would make good soapbox topics. Overall, it has a mixed legacy, but it didn't leave a good impression when it left. And that's a shame, because for a while it was one of the best dramas on TV. It was clearly the torchbearer for "thirtysomething" until "Once and Again" came along, but it was soapier and more fun. Unfortunately, it just didn't go anywhere interesting.

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