The Starter Wife (2007)

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An ex-wife of a Hollywood studio boss starts her life after her divorce. Based on the novel by Gigi Levangie Grazer.

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 Molly Kagan (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Joan McAllister (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Rodney (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Kenny Kagan (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Sam (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Lavender (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Nana (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Jorge Stewart (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Lou Manahan (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Jaden (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Jaden Kagan (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Cricket Stewart (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Shoshanna (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Chloe (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Aaron (4 episodes, 2007)
John Atkinson ...
 Detective Parks (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Mrs. Caldecott (3 episodes, 2007)
Jane Hall ...
 Sharon (3 episodes, 2007)
Kate Kendall ...
 Lisa (3 episodes, 2007)
Madeleine West ...
 Katy (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Larry Hamill (2 episodes, 2007)
Barry Langrishe ...
 Pappy (2 episodes, 2007)
Leah Purcell ...
 Hannah Sprints (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Bob (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Ana (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Detective Smith (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Country Club Administrator (2 episodes, 2007)
Jerome Ehlers ...
 Director (2 episodes, 2007)
Bryan Probets ...
 Vernon (2 episodes, 2007)
Matthew Scully ...
 Clarity Harbor Valet (2 episodes, 2007)
Leeanna Walsman ...
 Sasha (2 episodes, 2007)
David Webb ...
 Dr. Peter Hexton (2 episodes, 2007)
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An ex-wife of a Hollywood studio boss starts her life after her divorce. Based on the novel by Gigi Levangie Grazer.

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When Molly and Sam take Jaiden into the surf at the end of the mini series, Sam's shorts are already soaking wet. See more »

Quotes

Molly Kagan: I don't want your pity.
Lavender: That works for me, 'cause I got $50,000 worth of student loans and my grandma and I're about to get evicted because of her dog.
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Composed by Anthony Martin and Andrew Cochrane
Lyrics by Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott
Performed by Rebecca Leigh Lucas
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Better than the norm for made for TV mini-series
4 June 2007 | by (Farmington, MN) – See all my reviews

Okay, so this is technically a new series on USA, but it certainly doesn't feel like one. It has the look and feel of a well made motion picture. The writing is well done and the characters are fleshed out and seem believable. If I were a person living the Hollywood life, I would be ashamed of the way that people in that lifestyle are portrayed, even if this program seems like it is a caricature of real life, just judging from all of the media hype surrounding many real life celebrities makes this program all the more believable and real. I am not one to usually sit down and watch what is usually advertised as a "chick flick", however, I was actually drawn into this new series and look forward to see what happens next. Its more like a comedy/drama than any other way of describing it. I would highly recommend it to anyone.


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