"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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11 May 1991 (USA)  »

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Ein Strauß Töchter  »

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(124 episodes) | (126 episodes)

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Initially Patricia Kalember commuted from New York, where her family is based, to LA to film the series. However, after three seasons the traveling became too stressful. She asked to be taken out of six shows a year, so she could handle the commute better. See more »

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