Any Day Now (1998–2002)

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Mary Elizabeth, an outgoing white girl, and Rene, a shy black girl, become close friends as they grow up in 1960's Alabama. Their friendship comes to an end, however, when Mary Elizabeth (... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »
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 Mary Elizabeth 'M.E.' Sims / ... (88 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Rene Jackson / ... (88 episodes, 1998-2002)
Mae Middleton ...
 Young Mary Elizabeth 'M.E.' O'Brien (66 episodes, 1998-2001)
Shari Dyon Perry ...
 Young Rene Jackson (66 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Sara Jackson / ... (53 episodes, 1998-2002)
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Mary Elizabeth, an outgoing white girl, and Rene, a shy black girl, become close friends as they grow up in 1960's Alabama. Their friendship comes to an end, however, when Mary Elizabeth (ME) gets pregnant and Rene doesn't support her decision to keep the child and marry her boyfriend. Thirty years later, ME is still living in Alabama with her husband as they struggle to make ends meet. Rene, meanwhile is a successful attorney working in Washington. After the death of her father, Rene decides to move back to her old hometown, where she meets ME again. As the pair resume their old friendship, they reminisce on old times and the events that occurred after splitting up. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Two different lives. One incredible friendship.

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The Paid Our Dues Productions logo featured in the closing credits shows a bartender removing an empty mug from on top of a coaster that has the production company's logo on it. The drinker drops money onto the bar to pay for the drink: a quarter, one dime, two nickels, and two pennies for a total of forty-seven cents. See more »

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Sarah Jackson: After what that man did to us 35 years ago, this is nothing.
Bill Moody: What did O'Brien 35 years ago?
Rene Jackson: Let's just say I breathed a sigh of relief every night when my father came home.
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Life is hard and sometimes the truth hurts...but I LOVED the show!
28 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Quite frankly the first assessment of this show and these girls couldn't be anymore wrong. A white girl and a black girl being friends may have been unlikely but unbelievable is something different. What the person making the first comment should have recognized and applauded was that they were friends in spite of what was going on in the "real world". In 1960 it was older white men and women like Mary Elizabeth who helped (as much as possible) to change the mistreatment of black people. Nonetheless, we are all entitled to our opinions, no matter how off the mark they maybe. For me, the show was wonderful and I am hoping and waiting for it to come out on DVD with all the other television shows.


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