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Caroline in the City (1995–1999)

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Caroline Duffy is a successful cartoonist living in Manhattan whose comic strip "Caroline in the City" has become a huge hit. The strip is based on her own life, and the people in it - her ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
 Caroline Duffy (97 episodes, 1995-2000)
 Del Cassidy (97 episodes, 1995-2000)
 Richard Karinsky (97 episodes, 1995-2000)
 Annie Spadaro (97 episodes, 1995-2000)
 Charlie (74 episodes, 1995-1999)
Tom La Grua ...
 Remo (40 episodes, 1995-1998)


Caroline Duffy is a successful cartoonist living in Manhattan whose comic strip "Caroline in the City" has become a huge hit. The strip is based on her own life, and the people in it - her occasional boyfriend Del and her best friend Annie. Aside from her career, however, Caroline's life is a mess, as is proven when she throws fruit out the window onto the street in a pathetic attempt to meet men. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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21 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Caroline  »

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(97 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


In season 1 episode 2 Caroline and Del have a jokey exchange about "Howard the Duck" a notoriously bad film which starred Lea Thompson (Caroline) See more »


In season 1 Caroline loves opera and enjoys going and has a minor argument with Del as he didn't want to go with her. In season 3 when Julia is setting Caroline up with Trevor, Trevor asks Caroline if she wants to go to the opera with him and before she has a chance to answer Richard states that she hates opera and implies that she has never been to see one. See more »


Richard: Ok, ok, well you've all met Lady Bracknall. So let the games begin.
Caroline: Well she really didn't say much but your imaginary friend, Adam, he spilled hit guts.
Annie: Yeah Mr. Bedwetter.
Richard: I can't believe she told you that.
Annie: She didn't, gotcha. Five bucks.
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Referenced in Will & Grace: From Queer to Eternity (2005) See more »

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Caroline in the City is a great show
11 April 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was really annoyed to see all those comments about Richard's character and Malcolm Gets playing his part. Richard's character is performed perfectly by Malcolm Gets, no one would have done it better! This show is not some stupid show that makes u laugh on silly things, you actually laugh because this show links you to reality. Caroline is the perfect confused woman who needs love in her life and Richard is the perfect struggling artist who is only satisfied by working as one, not a cartoonist assistant. If you look at the real world, you will find that the show makes perfect sense and has been a success from A to Z. As for Spadaro's character, well she's the comic relief of the show, she and Charlie's character. but the show is a realistic Drama with the right amount of real life comedy and tragedy in it and it's a shame seeing it unappreciated like that.

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