Suddenly Susan (1996–2000)

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Jack owns a magazine and is the former brother-in-law of Susan. After she runs out on her fiancé on their wedding day, Jack agrees to take her back at the magazine.

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 Susan Keane (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Luis Rivera (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Vicki Groener (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Helen "Nana" Keane / ... (92 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Jack Richmond (72 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Todd Stities (71 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Maddy Piper (60 episodes, 1997-2000)
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Jack owns a magazine and is the former brother-in-law of Susan. After she runs out on her fiancé on their wedding day, Jack agrees to take her back at the magazine. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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After checking in at the Oasis Motel in Las Vegas, David Strickland consumed several bottles of beer. He hanged himself with a bed sheet over the ceiling beam and died during the morning hours of March 22, 1999. After much discussion, the writers of "Suddenly Susan" decided to deal with Strickland's death directly. In the show's third season finale, Todd did not show up to work one day. When Susan called regarding tickets to a show, his pager vibrated on his desk. Susan spent the day searching for Todd, learning for the first time about a number of good deeds he did throughout his life. The episode ends when the police visited Susan and her Office staff, as she was asking if they know where Todd was. The details of Todd's fate were left ambiguous. The episode was interspersed with out-of-character interviews of Shields and the supporting cast. See more »

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Nate: Vicki, you seem upset, is there something wrong?
Vicki: Yeah, you! You're cheap, you eat the tops off the muffins, you stink up the place and you're ugly!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Josh Brolin/Adele (2008) See more »

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I miss Suddenly Susan still!
23 September 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the reasons that Suddenly Susan works for me is the ensemble cast of characters including Brooke Shields. Even though she is the star of the show, she manages to evolve her supporting cast of characters like the unbelievable Vicki and Judd Nelson as her boss Jack Richmond. The show is well-grouped with this cast of zany characters working at a fictional San Francisco newspaper. When tragedy struck the cast, the loss of David Strickland who played Todd was so catastrophic for the cast and crew for it to ever recover from his loss. David Strickland committed suicide in a Las Vegas hotel room. The cast was never the same again without him. The pairing of Vicki and Susan living together brought great laughs. These two should get together and spin off the characters into their own series. The show was never an Emmy winner or critically acclaimed. But from all reports, this show actually had a pleasant environment to grow and mature. Brooke Shields as a producer was not afraid to let her supporting cast branch out which is why I like this show.


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