Ellen Morgan is a neurotic bookstore owner who deals with life through comedy and extensive rambling.
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Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 14 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Ellen Morgan 108 episodes, 1994-1998
...  Joe Farrell 101 episodes, 1994-1998
...  Paige Clark 95 episodes, 1994-1998
...  Audrey Penney 79 episodes, 1994-1998
...  Spence Kovak 71 episodes, 1995-1998
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Ellen Morgan is a neurotic, 30-something, bookstore employee who tries to get by life in dealing with her various friends who include the outgoing redhead Paige, insecure photographer Adam, her unsure-of-himself cousin Spence, coffee shop guy Joe Farrell, the critical and obnoxious Audrey, and most challenging of all, Ellen also has to contend being around her annoying and overbearing parents Lois and Harold. Written by Anonymous

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29 March 1994 (USA)  »

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These Friends of Mine  »

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The character of Audrey was dramatically re-written when she became a major cast member. In the first season, she was in only one episode, as a character, with whom Ellen was long-time friends, but didn't like, because she was always pessimistic and complaining. But by the end of the second season, she was portrayed as increasingly chipper, upbeat, and constantly optimistic. See more »

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Ellen: Stray dogs, hungry people. Come on people, the solution is obvious.
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Written by Sharleen Spiteri and Johnny McElhone
Performed by Texas
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Pretty hilarious and appealing.
4 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

This was actually a pretty funny show starring Ellen DeGeneres as Ellen Morgan, a bookstore employee who tries to get by life in dealing with her various friends including redhead Paige, insecure photographer Adam, cousin Spence, coffee shop guy Joe Farrell and the critical Audrey.

Ellen was quite hilarious and quirky, keeping the show engaging and appealing. The acting was also pretty good and the writing material wasn't bad. I did enjoy the earlier seasons more versus the later season, when the plot lines dealt more with the actress' sexuality rather on the comedic material.

Grade B-


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