High Society (1995– )

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Dot Emerson is a divorced mother who owns a successful publishing house, for which her best friend, Ellie, writes best-selling romance novels. Val enters the picture as Dot and Ellie's old ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Elinore 'Ellie' Walker (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Dorothy 'Dott' Emerson (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Dan O'Donahue ...
 Brendan Emerson (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Luigi Amodeo ...
 Stephano (12 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Peter Thomas (10 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Alice Morgan (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Val Brumberg (6 episodes, 1995)
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Dot Emerson is a divorced mother who owns a successful publishing house, for which her best friend, Ellie, writes best-selling romance novels. Val enters the picture as Dot and Ellie's old girlfriend from college who is pregnant and leaving her husband, much to the dismay of Ellie, who wants nothing to do with her. Against Ellie's wishes, Dot lets Val move in with her. Written by Jon Acello <JonAcello@AOL.COM>

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A comedy about two best friends who look like a million bucks... after taxes. See more »

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Ellie: See, I'm gonna get my name in the paper by creating a huge scene. As she walks down the runway, I'm gonna pelt Kate Moss with a jelly doughnut!
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Soundtracks

The Lady Is a Tramp
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Chaka Khan
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Hideous!
8 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

All I can remember is thinking how pathetic this "Ab Fab" attempt was. Rip off the premise of a fantastic original show and tailor it to bad American sitcom tastes and you have .... a big flop. This was excruciatingly bad and painful to watch. Somehow the two stars obnoxious characterizations (an American sitcom staple) and attempts at being 'outrageous' (One of them took a valium!)came across as a sad attempt at fabulousness. If you want to have an outrageous fabulous show you hire fabulous actors and writers not 'family' show actors and writers. As of this writing there hasn't been any improvement in the sitcom world as executives cater only to what they think suburban people want to watch as if they're all backwards bumpkins. Thats why the original Ab Fab was such a big hit right?


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