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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 Elinore 'Ellie' Walker (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Dott Emerson (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Dan O'Donahue ...
 Brendan Emerson (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 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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Dot: Oh, hello mother. What do you want?
Alice: A time machine set for the night you were conceived and any form of birth control!
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The Lady Is a Tramp
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Chaka Khan
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Excellent Show!
28 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I never was a big fan of Absolutely Fabulous....so maybe that's why I liked this one so much! Although when they got rid of the Val character, it was a death blow to the show - I still have one of the episodes on tape because I enjoyed it so much. This was the episode where Stephano quit and Val took over the office. I've watched this with numerous friends numerous times and no one has hated it (as the person before me claimed). I'm unsure if this is because he may have only seen one episode. Anyhow, I had a feeling this would not make it because it was over the top and not a great fit for Murphy Brown (more like something that would go well with Will & Grace). Perhaps when the Gay network is up and running, they will put this on again.


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