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Muddling Through 

After two years in jail for shooting her cheating husband Sonny in his behind, Connie Drego returns home, to the motel she owns and which her oldest daughter Madeline kept open in her ... See full summary »

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Complete series cast summary:
Stephanie Hodge ...  Connie Drego 10 episodes, 1994
D. David Morin ...  Sonny Drego 10 episodes, 1994
Jennifer Aniston ...  Madeline Drego Cooper 10 episodes, 1994
Aimee Brooks ...  Kerri Drego 10 episodes, 1994
Scott Waara ...  Duane Cooper 10 episodes, 1994
Hal Landon Jr. ...  Gidney 7 episodes, 1994
Hank Underwood Hank Underwood ...  Lyle / ... 7 episodes, 1994
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After two years in jail for shooting her cheating husband Sonny in his behind, Connie Drego returns home, to the motel she owns and which her oldest daughter Madeline kept open in her absence. Connie desperately wants to pick up the pieces of her life and try to do it right this time, but that's not going to be easy with her daughter Kerri well into puberty, Sonny still living in one of her rooms, and her bright Madeline married to Duane Cooper, the naive state trooper who arrested her. Written by Peter Zweers <peterz@pi.net>

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9 July 1994 (USA) See more »

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Jennifer Aniston almost had to turn down the part of Rachel on Friends (1994) when it looked like this show might get picked up for the 1994 Fall Season. See more »

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Aniston's possible breakthrough!
14 May 2009 | by SylSee all my reviews

Before Jennifer Aniston was Rachel Greene in the mega-hit, Friends, she was working and doing a series like Muddling Through about a daughter of a paroled convict played perfectly by Stephanie Faracy. Sadly, this show even if Aniston had left to do Friends could have found an audience. I love rural and blue collar comedies. I actually think her character was better here as the daughter playing mother. In Friends, she played spoiled Rachel. This show wasn't bad but it wasn't as memorable as it could have been. Faracy was perfect as Aniston's mother. The story about a female paroled convict returning home to live with her daughter and her son-in-law is plausible. I guess networks don't care for shows about blue collar and rural comedies. It's a shame too.


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