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It's a Living 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (1980–1989)
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This series featured a group of waitresses (and a pianist, Sonny) who work at a fancy restaurant at the top of a skyscraper.
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Complete series cast summary:
Gail Edwards ...  Dot Higgins 120 episodes, 1980-1989
Barrie Youngfellow Barrie Youngfellow ...  Jan Hoffmeyer Gray / ... 120 episodes, 1980-1989
Paul Kreppel ...  Sonny Mann 120 episodes, 1980-1989
Marian Mercer ...  Nancy Beebe 120 episodes, 1980-1989
Crystal Bernard ...  Amy Tompkins 93 episodes, 1985-1989
Richard Stahl ...  Howard Miller 93 episodes, 1985-1989
Sheryl Lee Ralph ...  Ginger St. James 71 episodes, 1986-1989
Ann Jillian ...  Cassie Cranston 49 episodes, 1980-1986
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This half-hour situation comedy centered on a small group of waitresses working at a first class restaurant. A stern female supervisor and a young male piano player are also added into the mix. Written by Phil Fernando

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Comedy

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TV-14

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Of all the cast, only Gail Edwards (Dot Higgins), Marian Mercer (Nancy Beebe Miller), Barrie Youngfellow (Jan Hoffmeyer Gray), and Paul Kreppel (Sonny Mann) lasted through the show's network and syndicated runs. Ann Jillian (Cassie Cranston) appeared during the network run and the first year of syndication. Crystal Bernard and Richard Stahl were on for the entire syndicated run. See more »

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One of my top 10 favorite tv shows!
18 November 2019 | by tonycorpSee all my reviews

Since it's unlikely this show will never be on DVD, I want to give you a heads up that Antenna TV is going to start airing it from the beginning in January 2020. I don't have a start date yet.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Making a Living See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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