Follows the lives and loves of four close, but very different, sisters of the Reed family living in Winnetka, Illinois.
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Series cast summary:
Swoosie Kurtz ...  Alex Reed / ... 127 episodes, 1991-1996
Patricia Kalember ...  Georgie Reed Whitsig 127 episodes, 1991-1996
Sela Ward ...  Teddy Reed / ... 127 episodes, 1991-1996
Elizabeth Hoffman ...  Beatrice 'Bea' Reed Ventnor 127 episodes, 1991-1996
Garrett M. Brown ...  John Whitsig 100 episodes, 1991-1996
Julianne Phillips ...  Francesca 'Frankie' Reed Margolis 93 episodes, 1991-1996
Heather McAdam ...  Catherine 'Cat' Margolis 90 episodes, 1991-1996
Jill Novick Jill Novick ...  Teenage Teddy / ... 80 episodes, 1991-1996
Sharon Martin Sharon Martin ...  Teenage Alex 79 episodes, 1991-1996
Ed Marinaro ...  Mitch Margolis 75 episodes, 1991-1994
Riff Regan Riff Regan ...  Young Georgie 72 episodes, 1991-1996
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"Sisters" follows the lives and loves of four close, but very different, sisters of the Reed family living in Winnetka, Illinois. Alex, the oldest, is a wealthy, slightly snobish, WASP wife of a plastic surgeron. Teddy, is a free-spirited, artist/drifter seeking to find her place in life. Georgie, is a typical suburban housewife trying to keep the family together. Frankie, the youngest, is an overacheiving, businesswoman trying to make it big in the world. Written by Anonymous

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The men in your life may leave you, Children grow up, parents pass away. The only ones who are there for you, From cradle to grave, Are your sisters.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Strauß Töchter See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(124 episodes) | (126 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Initially Patricia Kalember commuted from New York, where her family is based, to LA to film the series. However, after three seasons the traveling became too stressful. She asked to be taken out of six shows a year, so she could handle the commute better. See more »

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Who we Are and How we Got there?
24 August 2006 | by HRoss007See all my reviews

A brilliant series about four very different sisters and their relationships - often shadowed by the "Child Within" flashbacks of their childhood relationships. The Cast Summary should have started out with the LEADING ROLES: Sela Ward as 'Teddy'; Swoosie Kurtz as 'Alex'; Patricia Kalember as 'Georgie'; and Julianne Phillips as 'Frankie'. Their mother, daughters, husbands and lovers added to a brilliant cast of regulars and cameos. The intricate writing of difficult situations and the childhood reflections, make this more than entertainment, but a sensitive way of understanding and loving every one of these characters. Even the philandering father, who wanted a Son so bad he named all of his daughters with male nicknames - tho deceased in the timeframe of the series - carries an important and forgivable role.


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