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.


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Series cast summary:
 Cybill Sheridan / ... (87 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Maryann Thorpe / ... (87 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Zoey Woodbine / ... (87 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Ira Woodbine / ... (86 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Waiter / ... (50 episodes, 1995-1998)
 Rachel Blanders (42 episodes, 1995-1997)


Cybill Sheridan is a 40-something actress living in Los Angeles. Past her prime and working in an industry that worships youth, Cybill has the remnants of her two failed marriages all around her. Her ex-husbands, stuntman Jeff and novelist Ira, are always hanging around, sometimes sleeping on the couch. Also present are her two daughters, a grandson, and Cybill's hysterical and slightly alcoholic best friend, Maryann. Written by Jwelch5742

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




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Release Date:

2 January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sibil  »

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


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 »


Maryann Thorpe: My mouth feels like I just swallowed sheep.
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Referenced in The Big Bang Theory: The Ornithophobia Diffusion (2011) See more »

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Love this show!
28 July 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I have a general recollection of this show when it first aired but somehow didn't get into it at the time. Now that it is running on Oxygen and I've been watching - it is a hoot! I simply love Christine Baranski (possibly fueled by her fun performance as John Larroquette's -sp?- wife in a recent TV show).

The two of them are similar to Patsy & Eddy of Absolutely Fabulous - just not quite as weird.

Sure hope they will put the show on DVD. I know as soon as I start to record on VHS, they will. lol

It is a show that one has to get into the characters and that may take watching a few times. (Quite similar to the series "Soap" in that way) Once you do , it is addictive!

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