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 Anna Madrigal (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Mary Ann Singleton (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Burke Andrew (6 episodes, 1998)
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 DeDe Day (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Frannie Halcyon (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Jon Fielding (5 episodes, 1998)
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 D'orothea Wilson (4 episodes, 1998)
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 Beauchamp Day (4 episodes, 1998)
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 Betty Ramsey (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Helena Parrish (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Transplant Man (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Emma (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Arnold Littlefield (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Melba Littlefield (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Bobby (2 episodes, 1998)
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In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and Mary Ann Singleton go on a cruise where they meet up with lovers old and new. Back in San Francisco, Brian Hawkins becomes involved with a mysterious woman he spots from his window, while DeDe Halcyon Day becomes acquainted with a new friend who helps her discover her true inner feelings. Written by Phil Fernando

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The late Jackie Burroughs who plays Anna's mother in the series is actually somewhat younger than Olympia Dukakis. Jackie was born in 1939, Olympia in 1931. See more »

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Connie Bradshaw: Have a fantabulous day!
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Follows Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993) See more »

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Not nearly as good as the first series; inferior replacement actors
23 February 1999 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

More Tales of the City is the 1998 cable-produced sequel to the Tales of the City mini-series, which aired on public television in 1993. Both series are based on respective novels by Armistead Maupin.

More Tales' plot and script are substantially shoddier than its predecessor. It focuses mainly on the intrigue and intertwining characters than the development of the personalities or the warmth of their interactions. And where sweet and emotional dialogue exists, the sentiment is marred by three vastly inferior "replacement" actors. The much beloved Michael "Mouse" Tolliver is played by the excessively smirky and over-doing-the-gay-bit Paul Hopkins. His performance is unnatural and devoid of Mouse's innate, lovable charm. Nina Siemaszko's performance is brittle and uneasy, lacking any of the spunk and charisma befitting the quirky Mona Ramsey. Whip Hubley is just plain uninteresting as the (supposedly) handsome, disillusioned Brian Hawkins. I had the opportunity to go back and re-watch the first series and was surprised to discover just how naturally and unaffectedly Marcus D'Amico, Chloe Webb, and Paul Gross inhabited Mouse, Mona and Brian. I had been unaware of just how good they were since I merely considered them as being the characters. Overall, the direction, cinematography and soundtrack are distracting.

If you simply like some of Maupin's most bizarre plot twists for the intrigue in itself, you might enjoy More Tales of the City. If you like more quality and substance, check out Tales of the City.


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