A look at the lives, loves, and losses of four different women, Toni, Maya, Lynn, and Joan.

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 Joan Carol Clayton / ... (172 episodes, 2000-2008)
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 Maya Denise Wilkes / ... (172 episodes, 2000-2008)
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 Lynn Ann Searcy / ... (172 episodes, 2000-2008)
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 William Jerome Dent / ... (172 episodes, 2000-2008)
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 Antoinette 'Toni' Marie Childress Garrett / ... (137 episodes, 2000-2006)
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A look at the lives, loves, and losses of four different women, Toni, Maya, Lynn, and Joan.

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Although both Tracee Ellis Ross (Joan) and Persis White (Lynn) are both bi-racial, only Lynn is biracial in the series. See more »

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Joan Clayton: My mother always said, "When love runs out on you, God sends you love's equivalent... or better."
Toni Childs: I thought she said, "When you run out of love's lubricant, use butter."
Joan Clayton: What?
Toni Childs: What? Your momma does mumble. And we both know she's a freak.
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A Sophisticated Comedy
27 October 2004 | by (New York City, NY) – See all my reviews

This show is, in my opinion, a very funny well written well acted program. I find it to be sophisticated and not your typical "urban" comedy. The chemistry between the four actresses is wonderful and believable. I must admit that there is a familiar feeling to the format of the show but, so what there are many sitcoms that are "like" other sitcoms that doesn't necessarily mean they are bad. Girlfriends brings a fresh approach to a old format. I like the fact that all the characters are in different places in their lives and that they are different in their approach to life, I find most of the story lines to be very truthful and realistic. This show is worth your time!


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