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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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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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 Molly Kagan (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Jaden (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Jaden Kagen (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)
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 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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Goofs

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: Of course I'm cranky, I haven't eaten in 12 years!
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Spoofs Titanic (1997) See more »

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I Wanna Play
Composed by Anthony Martin and Andrew Cochrane
Lyrics by Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott
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Love it!!!! Debra at her best!
6 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Definitely watch this one!

I've already watched it two times. Great acting, great storyline. Just sit down and enjoy it! It's more than just a comedy. I couldn't help but feel empathy towards the characters.

Already, after the first episode, I am hooked. Counting down happily to Thursday nights! It is grade-A quality and has the feel of a movie, not a mini-series. At the end of the episode, you'll be hungry for more.

Debra Messing sheds her Grace persona and takes on Molly Kagan, a Hollywood cast-off wife. She really shines and proves herself as a well-rounded, talented actor.

Don't miss the Starter Wife!


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