A woman named Delta after leaving her husband sets out to pursue her dream of being a singer, So she goes to Nashville and gets a job as a waitress while trying to make it. But she drives her boss mad because she is incompetent.

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Miriam Trogdon
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Delta Burke ...  Delta Bishop 17 episodes, 1992-1993
Earl Holliman ...  Darden Towe 17 episodes, 1992-1993
Beth Grant ...  Thelma Wainwright 17 episodes, 1992-1993
Nancy Giles Nancy Giles ...  Connie Morris 17 episodes, 1992-1993
Bill Engvall ...  Buck Overton 17 episodes, 1992-1993
Gigi Rice ...  Lavonne Overton 17 episodes, 1992-1993
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A woman named Delta after leaving her husband sets out to pursue her dream of being a singer, So she goes to Nashville and gets a job as a waitress while trying to make it. But she drives her boss mad because she is incompetent.

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She's got a whole new life, a whole new dream, and a brand new hairdo. See more »

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USA

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English

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15 September 1992 (USA) See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Before the series aired, a commercial featured one of the cast members showing Burke how to hold a tray to wait tables. Burke gets irritated and questions why she should have to carry trays if she's the star of the show. Her fellow cast member says, "But Delta, what if this show doesn't make it?" Burke thinks for a moment and then continues with the lesson. The joke proved prophetic, the show was cancelled after one season. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Painted Hills (1993) See more »

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Climb That Mountain
Performed by Reba McEntire
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Sorry follow up to DW
2 April 2007 | by theb52sSee all my reviews

Found the season premiere of this on one of my old videotapes. A cool concept that turned out to be pretty lame. Delta Burke deserved better than this tripe. I remember watching this when it first aired and expected something exceptional. What a disappointment. The year 1992 was the perfect time to have a clever series with the Nashville country music scene as a backdrop. Can you imagine all of the great legends that could have made cameos??????? So many stories of Country-Western wanna-be's and has-been's could have been used as plot lines. And Delta auditioning and trying to find her way to stardom. Too bad this didn't work.


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