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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
19 September 1996 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Jack owns a magazine and is the former brother-in-law of Susan. After she runs out on her fiancé on their wedding day... See more »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Weakly written show with good comic actors and charming, lovely Brooke Shields See more (37 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 71)

Brooke Shields ... Susan Keane (93 episodes, 1996-2000)

Nestor Carbonell ... Luis Rivera (93 episodes, 1996-2000)

Kathy Griffin ... Vicki Groener (93 episodes, 1996-2000)

Barbara Barrie ... Helen "Nana" Keane / ... (92 episodes, 1996-2000)

Judd Nelson ... Jack Richmond (71 episodes, 1996-1999)

David Strickland ... Todd Stities (71 episodes, 1996-1999)

Andrea Bendewald ... Maddy Piper (59 episodes, 1997-1999)
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Series Directed by
Shelley Jensen (25 episodes, 1996-1999)
Philip Charles MacKenzie (10 episodes, 1997-1999)
Alan Rafkin (9 episodes, 1998-1999)
Andrew Tsao (8 episodes, 1999-2000)
Lee Shallat Chemel (6 episodes, 1999)
Steve Zuckerman (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tom Moore (5 episodes, 1997-1998)
Pamela Fryman (5 episodes, 1997)
Roger Christiansen (5 episodes, 1998-2000)
Leonard R. Garner Jr. (3 episodes, 1998-1999)
Gail Mancuso (2 episodes, 1997)
Michael Kelly (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Writing credits
Clyde Phillips (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
Gary Dontzig (10 episodes, 1996-1999)
Andrew Green (9 episodes, 1996-1999)
Steven Peterman (9 episodes, 1996-1999)
Rick Singer (9 episodes, 1996-1999)
Drew Vaupen (7 episodes, 1997-1999)
Phil Baker (6 episodes, 1997-1999)
Chuck Tatham (6 episodes, 1997-1999)
Becky Hartman Edwards (5 episodes, 1997-1999)
Christopher Vane (5 episodes, 1997-1999)
Maria Semple (5 episodes, 1998-2000)
Dan O'Shannon (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
Jeanette Collins (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Mimi Friedman (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Maryanne Melloan Woods (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jana Barto (3 episodes, 1997-1999)
Mark Driscoll (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
Ian Praiser (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Heather MacGillvray (2 episodes, 1996)
Linda Mathious (2 episodes, 1996)
Michael C. McCarthy (2 episodes, 1998-1999)
Joel H. Cohen (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Tod Himmel (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Ellen Idelson (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Rob Lotterstein (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Lisa K. Nelson (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Robert Peacock (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
David Babcock (2 episodes, 1999)
Stacy Traub (2 episodes, 2000)

Series Produced by
Frank Pace .... producer (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
Andrew Green .... producer / co-producer (71 episodes, 1996-1999)
Rick Singer .... producer / co-producer (71 episodes, 1996-1999)
Gary Dontzig .... executive producer (64 episodes, 1996-1999)
Steven Peterman .... executive producer (64 episodes, 1996-1999)
Brenda Bos .... associate producer / coordinating producer (64 episodes, 1997-2000)
Jeanette Collins .... co-executive producer / consulting producer (48 episodes, 1996-1998)
Mimi Friedman .... co-executive producer / consulting producer / ... (48 episodes, 1996-1998)
Becky Hartman Edwards .... supervising producer / co-executive producer (48 episodes, 1997-1999)
Christopher Vane .... co-executive producer / executive producer (48 episodes, 1997-1999)
Phil Baker .... co-producer / producer (47 episodes, 1997-1999)
Drew Vaupen .... co-producer / producer (47 episodes, 1997-1999)
Chuck Tatham .... supervising producer / producer (46 episodes, 1997-1999)
Maria Semple .... executive producer / co-executive producer (44 episodes, 1998-2000)
Brooke Shields .... producer (43 episodes, 1998-2000)
Perry Rogers .... co-producer (33 episodes, 1996-1998)
Dan O'Shannon .... consulting producer / co-executive producer (32 episodes, 1996-1998)
Tod Himmel .... producer / co-producer (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
David Babcock .... co-executive producer (21 episodes, 1999-2000)
Mark Driscoll .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1999-2000)
Jean Zuhorski .... associate producer (16 episodes, 1996-1997)
Ed Yeager .... supervising producer (16 episodes, 1999-2000)
Ian Praiser .... supervising producer (15 episodes, 1996-1997)
Korby Siamis .... consulting producer (15 episodes, 1996-1997)
Ellen Idelson .... producer (15 episodes, 1999-2000)
Susan Fales-Hill .... consulting producer (14 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rob Lotterstein .... producer (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
David Flebotte .... consulting producer (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Original Music by
Ed Alton (82 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Cinematography by
Frank Raymond (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Film Editing by
Larry Harris (64 episodes, 1996-1999)
Marco Zappia (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Casting by
Anthony Sepulveda (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Art Direction by
Greg Richman (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Steve Rostine (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Costume Design by
Judith Brewer Curtis (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
Bambi Breakstone (3 episodes, 1996)
 
Series Makeup Department
Cynthia Bachman Brown .... makeup artist / makeup department head (83 episodes, 1996-2000)
Luke O'Connor .... hair stylist (73 episodes, 1996-2000)
Aliki Demetriades .... hair stylist (9 episodes, 1996-1997)
Dee Dee Altamura .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Camille Friend .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 1997)
Beth O'Rourke .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1996)

Amy L. Taylor .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Michael Kelly .... unit production manager (85 episodes, 1996-2000)
Leif Christoffersen .... post-production supervisor (8 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Kelly .... first assistant director (85 episodes, 1996-2000)
William Bardelli .... second assistant director / first assistant director (71 episodes, 1997-2000)
Rosario Roveto Jr. .... second assistant director (14 episodes, 1996-1997)
Phyllis Guarnaccia .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1997)
Robbie Countryman .... first assistant director / second assistant director (2 episodes, 1999-2000)

Ron Dempsey .... second second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Joshua Meltzer .... property master (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
Bruce Fuselier .... leadman (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
Nancy Lowry .... props (5 episodes, 1998-2000)

Joaquin Navarro .... set designer (unknown episodes)
Alisha Rothman .... assistant property master (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Anthony Constantini .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
Doug Gray .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
Robert Douglass .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (85 episodes, 1996-2000)
Phil Valdivia .... sound mixer (40 episodes, 1998-2000)
Charles Bruce .... sound effects editor (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Mike Cruz .... boom operator (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Dale Rardin .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 2000)
Rick Himot .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 1997-1998)
Michael Ballin .... sound mixer (2 episodes, 1999)

Noel Vought .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Dan Carrington .... flame artist / Flame artist (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
Scott Milne .... visual effects supervisor (4 episodes, 1999-2000)

Tim Bird .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes)
Casey Conroy .... visual effects producer: Ring of Fire (unknown episodes)
Lori Freitag-Hild .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes)
John Myers .... visual effects executive producer: Ring of Fire (unknown episodes)
Kevin Prendiville .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes)
Jerry Spivack .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes)
Mark Zerate .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Anita Hart .... stunt double: Brooke Shields (unknown episodes)
Myke Schwartz .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Rod Weaver .... gaffer (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
Jon Purdy .... camera operator (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
Ron P. Jaffe .... still photographer (5 episodes, 1998-2000)
Rick Lamb .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 1996)
Cary Sachs .... electrician (2 episodes, 1998)

Ron Eisenberg .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Thomas H. Frederick .... film loader (unknown episodes)
John Lazear .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Wayne A. Lee .... electrician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Barbara Miller .... executive in charge of casting (86 episodes, 1996-2000)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
David McGough .... costume supervisor (87 episodes, 1996-2000)
Joyce Unruh .... costume supervisor (48 episodes, 1996-1998)
Chris Burrows .... costume supervisor (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
Steve Hicke .... set costumer (45 episodes, 1998-2000)
 
Series Editorial Department
Scott Freeman .... avid technician (1 episode, 2000)

Michele Gitomer .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Shawn Colvin .... theme performer (2 episodes, 1999)

Matt Kierscht .... music manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Yuell Newsome .... film librarian / stock librarian (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
Kate Wright .... script supervisor (85 episodes, 1996-2000)
Roger Christiansen .... technical coordinator (80 episodes, 1996-2000)
Roni Kaplan .... production coordinator (68 episodes, 1997-2000)
Gary Dontzig .... series developer (57 episodes, 1996-1999)
Steven Peterman .... series developer (57 episodes, 1996-1999)
Clyde Phillips .... creative consultant (48 episodes, 1996-1998)
Betty Arnold .... assistant to writers (22 episodes, 1996-1997)
Brenda Bos .... production coordinator (16 episodes, 1996-1997)
Maryanne Melloan Woods .... executive story editor (16 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rick Singer .... executive story editor (16 episodes, 1996-1997)
Andrew Green .... executive story editor (15 episodes, 1996-1997)
Robert Peacock .... executive story editor (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
Phil Baker .... executive story editor (9 episodes, 1997)
Drew Vaupen .... executive story editor (9 episodes, 1997)
Heather MacGillvray .... executive story editor (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Linda Mathious .... executive story editor (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tom Conkright .... technical coordinator (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
Marc Flanagan .... creative consultant (3 episodes, 1996)

Brett Dos Santos .... audience switcher (unknown episodes)
Brian Hall .... stage production assistant (unknown episodes)
Polly Levy .... assistant to writer (unknown episodes)
Rebecca Thornell .... clearance (unknown episodes)
Billy Van Zandt .... developer: original pilot (unknown episodes)
Robert Zimiga .... stand-in (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (93 episodes) | Argentina:30 min
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Trivia:
The character of Luis was changed from Cuban to Russian in the Latin-American dub version of the TV show.See more »
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Pete Mulligan Fontaine:Ok people, your *male* is here. So are your letters and packages.See more »
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Weakly written show with good comic actors and charming, lovely Brooke Shields, 12 March 2002
Author: trpdean from New York, New York

This was never a wonderfully written program. In comparison to shows like Frasier, Friends, Seinfeld, even Mad About You, the plots, the jokes, were just thin. One good reason why is that the subplots never meshed with the plots.

For example, I just watched a rerun of one: the subplot is about the photographer taking pictures of Nana in order for Shields to present a portrait to her grandfather. Predictably, the photographs are far more racy than Shields expects. The main plot is about Griffin's jealousy over Shields' "sudden" success as a star player on Griffin's basketball team - the jealousy spills over into jealousy of Shields' beauty (and she responds that no one has life easy, being so tall, etc.). The plot has NOTHING to do with the subplot. They could have been put in different episodes - that's not very good writing.

For me, the reason for watching the program is to watch Brooke Shields -whose graciousness, modesty and essential sweetness come through in all she's done as an adult. (I was too old to be a fan in her "Endless Summer", "Blue Lagoon" days). More than any other actress, she has that Mary Tyler Moore character's humility, that eagerness to please. I would expect that she is always one of the most diligent actresses in any project.

When someone so beautiful is also so obviously this lovely seeming a person, one's in danger of losing one's heart. That's why I watched this fairly weak program. Shields deserves better writers - and she's really born to be a movie star, not one on television.

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