"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... See full summary »
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 Alex Reed / ... (127 episodes, 1991-1996)
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 Georgie Reed Whitsig (127 episodes, 1991-1996)
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 Teddy Reed / ... (127 episodes, 1991-1996)
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 Beatrice 'Bea' Reed Ventnor (127 episodes, 1991-1996)
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 John Whitsig (100 episodes, 1991-1996)
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 Francesca 'Frankie' Reed Margolis (93 episodes, 1991-1996)
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 Catherine 'Cat' Margolis (90 episodes, 1991-1996)
Jill Novick ...
 Teenage Teddy / ... (80 episodes, 1991-1996)
Sharon Martin ...
 Teenage Alex (79 episodes, 1991-1996)
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 Mitch Margolis (75 episodes, 1991-1994)
Riff Regan ...
 Young Georgie (72 episodes, 1991-1996)

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"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.

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Swoosie Kurtz was the only sister to appear in every episode. See more »

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Who we Are and How we Got there?
24 August 2006 | by (Iowa) – See all my reviews

A brilliant series about four very different sisters and their relationships - often shadowed by the "Child Within" flashbacks of their childhood relationships. The Cast Summary should have started out with the LEADING ROLES: Sela Ward as 'Teddy'; Swoosie Kurtz as 'Alex'; Patricia Kalember as 'Georgie'; and Julianne Phillips as 'Frankie'. Their mother, daughters, husbands and lovers added to a brilliant cast of regulars and cameos. The intricate writing of difficult situations and the childhood reflections, make this more than entertainment, but a sensitive way of understanding and loving every one of these characters. Even the philandering father, who wanted a Son so bad he named all of his daughters with male nicknames - tho deceased in the timeframe of the series - carries an important and forgivable role.


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