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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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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Despite critical praise and strong ratings, CBS abruptly cancelled the show at the end of its fourth season. In her autobiography, Cybill Shepherd attributes this to increasing backstage tensions between the cast and crew, as well as the network's displeasure with the show's feminist leanings. 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: It's like I'm roasting on a spit in hell, and you two are there with chefs hats and barbeque tongs.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Christine Baranski/The Cure (1996) See more »

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Ingenuis comedy Series.
5 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

When i heard that MOONLIGHTING star Cybill Shepherd was returning to television, i was thrilled. And after seeing the series, i was even more thrilled. as CYBILL is without-a-doubt one of the best comedy series i've ever seen. Cybill Shepherd was just brillant in this series, as was mutliple Emmy-Winner Christine Baranski. This series featured first-class writing, and first class acting, and launched the careers of a bevy of young stars, including Danny Masterson (that 70's show), Alicia Witt (Urban Ledgend), Peter Krause (Sports Night, Six Feet Under and Dede Phiffer (For Your Love, yes michelles sisters!).. The only complaint i have is that Ms. Shepherd never got an Emmy for her work on this brillant series.


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