Cybill (1995–1998)

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A struggling, middle-aged actress attempts to make a career in Hollywood, all while surrounded by her hard-drinking best friend Maryann, her two ex-husbands, Ira and Jeff, and her two ... See full summary »

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 Cybill Sheridan / ... (87 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Maryann Thorpe / ... (87 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Zoey Woodbine / ... (87 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Ira Woodbine / ... (86 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Waiter / ... (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Rachel Blanders (42 episodes, 1995-1997)
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A struggling, middle-aged actress attempts to make a career in Hollywood, all while surrounded by her hard-drinking best friend Maryann, her two ex-husbands, Ira and Jeff, and her two daughters, headstrong Zoey and agreeable Rachel. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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A comedy about the best 10 years of a woman's life... between 39 and 40.

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According to Alan Ball, Cybill Shepherd refused story lines where her character looked specially bad. See more »

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The array of the Hollywood Walk of Fame stars in the title sequence is fictitious. All of them are spread across one mile on Hollywood Blvd., even on opposite sidewalks. The title sequence order is: Carole Lombard (6930 Hollywood Blvd.), Lana Turner (6241), Kim Novak (6332), Lassie (6368), Jean Harlow (6910), - and Cybill. See more »

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Zoey: People with cute nicknames should be used for food.
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12 April 2004 | by (Gillingham, ent, England) – See all my reviews

I had been aware of Alicia Witt in my filmic peripheral vision, but this series converted me into a fan. My father told me; 'Always meet a girls mother before considering getting serious - you will spend the next 25 years watching the daughter become her mother.'

Spending 25 years watching Alicia Witt become Cybil Shepard? Where do I sign? Julia Sowala becoming Jennifer Saunders? Maybe not.

I had become aware of Alicia Witt in my filmic 'peripheral vision', but not as a comic actress. It defies dramatic, though not comic convention for a pretty girl to take comic risks, deal with their vulnerability, and send herself up. Toy with my expectations, why don't you.

Christine Baranski may have walked away with every scene she was in, and have an order of magnitude more scope for layered, funny, and subtle comic acting than Megan Mullally from 'Will & Grace', but Alicia Witt is the real find of this show. Bravo and fair play to Cybil Shepard for not using her veto to remain the prettiest actress on the show.


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