Ellen Morgan is a neurotic bookstore owner who deals with life through comedy and extensive rambling.
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 Ellen Morgan (109 episodes, 1994-1998)
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 Joe Farrell (102 episodes, 1994-1998)
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 Paige Clark (96 episodes, 1994-1998)
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 Audrey Penney (80 episodes, 1994-1998)
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 Spence Kovak (72 episodes, 1995-1998)
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Ellen Morgan is a neurotic, 30-something, bookstore employee who tries to get by life in dealing with her various friends who include the outgoing redhead Paige, insecure photographer Adam, her unsure-of-himself cousin Spence, coffee shop guy Joe Farrell, the critical and obnoxious Audrey, and most challenging of all, Ellen also has to contend being around her annoying and overbearing parents Lois and Harold. Written by Anonymous

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29 March 1994 (USA)  »

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These Friends of Mine  »

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Trivia

While Portia de Rossi Degeneres was a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) in 2010, Oprah told Portia that when Oprah played the therapist on the "coming out" episode of Ellen (1994), Oprah got more hate mail about that minor appearance than she had ever gotten during her entire previous career as a talk-show host and actress. See more »

Quotes

Margaret: Ellen, Ellen, where are you?
Ellen: [walks out of a coat closet] Here, I was in the closet.
Margaret: It's big isn't it?
Ellen: Yeah, but I wouldn't want to spend a lot of time in there, entertaining or anything.
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Written by Sharleen Spiteri and John McElhone
Performed by Texas
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One of the best sitcom ever produced in American history!
28 December 2016 | by (Siem Reap, Cambodia) – See all my reviews

I actually bumped into Ellen's episodes by chance while on You Tube. Nowadays, I hardly ever watch TV shows, let alone sitcoms. However, after I watched one of the episodes in season 5, I found myself laughing. So I decided to watch another one, then another and another, I just couldn't stop myself. I think that not just Ellen but the entire cast, are great performers and really convincing in their acting. Of course, we are talking about a sitcom and not Lawrence of Arabia here. I would love to watch more episodes but the series has been over for a while... what a pity. In my view, "Ellen" is one of the best sitcom I've ever seen in my life. Rest assure that if you want to have a good and genuine laugh you won't be disappointed.


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