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Grace Under Fire 

Grace is a recovering alcoholic, now divorced from an abusive husband, struggling to bring up three children on her own.

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 Nadine Swoboda 98 episodes, 1993-1997
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 Quentin Kelly 73 episodes, 1993-1996
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 Dougie Boudreau 49 episodes, 1993-1997
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After divorcing her abusive, alcoholic husband and recovering from her own alcoholism, Grace tries to rebuild her life and protect her children from making the same mistakes. Against this serious backdrop, this show is actually a comedy, finding humor in the relationships between Grace and her co-workers at the oil refinery, her neighbors Wade and Nadine, and Russel Norton, the bachelor pharmacist. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Many of Grace's former in-laws are named after famous Kellys in the entertainment world: Jean Kelly (a homophone for Gene Kelly), Emmett Kelly, DeForest Kelley, and of course Grace Kelly. See more »

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[Grace has taken Jean to see a doctor, who happens to be a black man]
Jean Kelly: He's Afro-American.
Grace Kelly: Jean, African-American. "Afro-American" is like spaghetti-o's or something.
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Featured in Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005) See more »

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Lady Madonna
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Performance by Aretha Franklin
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My Favorite Sitcom
13 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

"Grace Under Fire" was a great sitcom. It had unique characters and a wonderful story line. Brett Butler was able to use some of her own life experiences to make the show realistic, yet funny. She did an excellent job of portraying Grace Kelly. Brett is the only comedian that I think fitted the role of Grace perfectly. The other cast members of the show were just as perfect for their roles. This show had a lot of talented people on it, and I wish the show was still on. This is, and always will be my favorite sitcom.


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