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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 <>

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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's mother Margaret Duffy is a slim blond cultured mid-west American lady - but when she returns in Season 3, she has become a short dumpy red-haired German-American woman with a peculiar squeaky little accented voice, and an obsession for collecting tacky knick-knacks. See more »


Richard: Does this elevator go straight to Hell or do I switch in the lobby?
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Referenced in Will & Grace: From Queer to Eternity (2005) See more »

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almost the best comedy series ever
3 November 2006 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

When I first saw Caroline in the City it was only one of many comedy series on TV and I didn't really noticed if it was or wasn't good. But few years later when they were showing some random episodes I began to watch it and couldn't really stop... After while I began to regret that I missed so many episodes so far.

The plot isn't really new or original - secret love, two people spending much time together at work, but afraid to tell each other what they really feel, but CITC had something that too many comedy series were missing - great writers!!!!!! Each episode has 2 or even 3 separate stories, sometimes those stories mixed up, sometimes go separate through whole episode, but they are always funny, intelligent and entertaining.

I don't actually recall a single episode that I would find boring or really disappointing. Of course, the 4th season wasn't as good as others, mostly because they've dropped too many characters (like Charlie or Remo and Johnny) and skipped rule of 2 separate stories in one episode, but still it kept rather good quality.

I really love this series (mostly thanks to great part of Lea Thompson, but without Amy Pietz or Malcolm Gets this series wouldn't be the same) and I would love to call it THE best comedy series ever if... there wouldn't be "Fawlty Towers" which for me holds that title forever.

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