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 Stacey Colbert 46 episodes, 1995-1997
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 Eric 'Rico' Moyer / ... 46 episodes, 1995-1997
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 Amanda Moyer 46 episodes, 1995-1997
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Ned and Stacey get married one week after they meet. He marries her to get a promotion. She marries him because she can't find a place to live and likes his apartment. She hates his self-righteous attitude. He doesn't like her re-decorating his living room. Will their marriage actually result in love? Will Ned finally figure out that those people he talked to at their wedding are Stacey's parents? Written by Danny Paikov <deepee@netvision.net.il>

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'Jana Marie Hupp' was originally cast as Stacey, but FOX felt she was a "best friend type," not a lead. See more »

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Ned Dorsey: Sponges: taste damn spongy.
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Better than Will & Grace!
22 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

I loved Thomas Hayden Church here as Ned and I prefer Debra Messing here as Stacey than Grace. I think this show could have been a bigger hit if the network allowed it to grow. The premise was silly but somehow Church and Messing made it work even if only for two seasons. Church left his beloved role on Wings to pursue his own sitcom. The comparison between the two roles is noteworthy for any aspiring actor. Here, Ned is intelligent and lot less naive. He marries Stacey to get a promotion and she marries him to live in a grand New York City apartment. What won't people do to live in Manhattan? At first, there is this friction and uncomfortableness but slowly they turn out to be in love and if only love was really like that. The show was heading in the direction that Ned and Stacey were going from being a fax pas couple to an actual duo. Too bad, the network canceled it. Of course, Church has moved on to other things and Messing will always be known as Grace but I much prefer her here as Stacey.


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