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 / ... (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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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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2 January 1995 (USA)  »

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This show initially drew heavily from the BBC series Absolutely Fabulous (1992), after the audience embrace of irreverent, non-traditional female characters. See more »

Goofs

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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25 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although I was never aware of this show while it run during it's 95 thru 98 seasons I have caught all the reruns on the TV Guide Channel. I wish I had know of it back then so that I could have written and had begged for them to keep it going. It truly was a laugh a minute series. The chemistry between all the actors was so well casted but I have to say that the writing and the back and forth of Cybill and Mary Ann was magic. I have always loved both these actresses but I have to say that Christine Beranski's talents have been so underrated. I would love it if they were to ever bring it back or even just do an anniversary show. Does anyone know why it wasn't renewed? Bad time slot? Network decision? I always thought that Cybill would had been a much better lead in the movie version of Mama Mia. Wonder if she was every considered.


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