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Melrose Place 

The lives and loves of a group of young adults living in "Melrose Place" in California. Each with their own dreams and drives, the inevitable conflicts, conquests, and consummations ensue.

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Complete series cast summary:
Thomas Calabro ...  Dr. Michael Mancini 219 episodes, 1992-1999
Heather Locklear ...  Amanda Woodward 199 episodes, 1993-1999
Andrew Shue ...  Billy Campbell 192 episodes, 1992-1999
Josie Bissett ...  Jane Andrews Mancini 172 episodes, 1992-1999
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Courtney Thorne-Smith ...  Allison Parker 160 episodes, 1992-1999
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Laura Leighton ...  Sydney Andrews 127 episodes, 1993-1998
Marcia Cross ...  Dr. Kimberly Shaw / ... 114 episodes, 1992-1997
Daphne Zuniga ...  Jo Reynolds 111 episodes, 1992-1996
Rob Estes ...  Kyle McBride / ... 96 episodes, 1993-1999
Kelly Rutherford ...  Megan Lewis Mancini / ... 90 episodes, 1996-1999
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The lives and loves of a group of young adults living in "Melrose Place" in California. Each with their own dreams and drives, the inevitable conflicts, conquests, and consummations ensue. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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At Melrose Place, no one is innocent. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 July 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Melrose See more »

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(227 episodes)

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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Lexi Sterling Cooper: They took my picture, too. My new name is now 26401.
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Trashy but addictive
18 January 2001 | by E. KellySee all my reviews

Melrose Place ain't no Emmy winner but it sure is addictive. It's hard to resist the temptation to tune in daily to follow the absurd relationship dramas of this crew of snotty millionaires. In many instances it's just hilarious, for instance crazy Kimberley committing Peter to a mental institute before administering shock therapy and almost a lobotomy (hahahahaha), or Michael's wedding vows to Jane on their second wedding, "Jane you were my first wife, my favourite wife and I hope to god my last wife." The outrageous antics and schemes to win over lovers combined with the fact that every second character seems to be a murderer or a criminal of some sort, it is a wonder that they are not all in jail!

As rich and successful as they are, is this not the unluckiest group of people on television? (well except for the Days of Our Lives cast who all have brain implants and amnesia). I mean they've all been cheated on, dumped, married 4-5 times, been shot, run over, raped, sued, molested, paralysed, lobotimised, burnt, blinded, drowned, blown up, assaulted, tossed out windows, buried alive, stalked by psycho lovers, involved in war; gone bankrupt; suffered from drug addictions, impotency and alcoholism; had cancer, miscarriages, tumours, brain surgery, abusive parents, car wrecks and helicopter crashes just to name a few of the hardships inflicted upon these poor sods. You couldn't pay me to move into Melrose Place, that apartment block is the kiss of death. Seems to be quite the hangout for psychopathic freaks. The newspaper advertisment must read "Melrose Place Tenant Wanted: Must be unbalanced and of a psychotic nature, prone to fits of violence including murder and arson. Must also exhibit strong desire to destroy the lives of everyone you through infliction of emotional pain and suffering. Dodgy, unstable doctors preferred."

Granted, it's a silly show, but it's also the kind of program that makes you skip class so you can use the pay phone in the school lobby to ring home and remind your mum to tape it at 10 (yes I have done that). Can't help myself, I love it and recommend it to anyone looking for a good laugh and some light hearted entertainment.


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