This series which was initially a television movie about modelling. The character of Racine, the modelling agent, is there. As are the two young models, Taryn Blake, who has been modelling ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Lloyd Bridges ...  Grant Harper 13 episodes, 1984
Dack Rambo ...  Wesley Harper 13 episodes, 1984
Mimi Rogers ...  Blair Fenton-Harper 13 episodes, 1984
Richard Beymer ...  David Fenton 13 episodes, 1984
Brenda Vaccaro ...  Julia Blake 13 episodes, 1984
Morgan Fairchild ...  Racine 13 episodes, 1984
Nicollette Sheridan ...  Taryn Blake 13 episodes, 1984
Jennifer Warren ...  Dinah Caswell 13 episodes, 1984
Terry Farrell ...  Laurie Caswell 13 episodes, 1984
John Bennett Perry ...  Michael Caswell 13 episodes, 1984
Nancy Olson ...  Marjorie Harper 13 episodes, 1984
Anne Schedeen ...  Sara Frank 13 episodes, 1984
Jonathan Frakes ...  Sandy Parris 11 episodes, 1984
Roscoe Born ...  Mark Bailey 11 episodes, 1984
Don Bowron Don Bowron ...  Chris York 9 episodes, 1984
Jeffrey Richman Jeffrey Richman ...  Conrad 8 episodes, 1984
Joyce Gittlin Joyce Gittlin ...  Gaby / ... 7 episodes, 1984
Larry Linville ...  Grayson Carr 6 episodes, 1984
Amy Resnick Amy Resnick ...  Jenna 6 episodes, 1984
Mark Schneider ...  Sammy 6 episodes, 1984
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This series which was initially a television movie about modelling. The character of Racine, the modelling agent, is there. As are the two young models, Taryn Blake, who has been modelling since she could walk and has a svengali for a mother,Julia, who sees her more as a meal ticket than as a daughter, and knows that the day is coming near when all of her daughters payments will go directly to her, and Laurie Caswell, the innocent, who doesn't really want to do it but is being pestered by Racine who sees her as the next hot commodity. Also thrown into the mix are Laurie's parents Dinah and Michael who are at odds over Laurie's modelling. Also added is Harper World Wide, whose perfume company uses Racine's models for their ads. Wesley Harper, who is in charge of that division, is constantly having his head bitten off by his father, Grant, who treats his daughter, Blair quite reciprocally. So Wesley grows to resent his father, and is plotting to not only have his deposed as head of the ... Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Jennifer Warren was the only major cast member to return from the original TV movie. See more »

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Racine: Darling, did you see what she had on? You know, I heard they're doing experiments to prove that polyester causes cancer in rats.
Grayson Carr: Racine, of all the people in Manhattan you're just as nasty as I am. We should have lunch more often...
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Follows Paper Dolls (1982) See more »

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1980's glam and style with high class and drama!!
14 December 2018 | by canonxlsSee all my reviews

From Television Movie to TV Show. Paper Dolls is a great show with an amazing cast that was sadly cut short. Follow the life of modeling in the 1980's. throw in the shoulder pads and big hair and drama and this is "Paper Dolls!" If you like 80's fashion and drama then watch this show!

The show should have made it and never been taken off the air after only 13 episodes. The network left us all with a final cliffhanger episode just to add to the sting of canceling the show. Well worth the 13 episode watch however!


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English

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23 September 1984 (USA) See more »

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Muñecas de papel See more »

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MGM/UA Television See more »
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1.33 : 1
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