A struggling, middle-aged actress attempts to make a career in Hollywood, all while surrounded by her hard-drinking best friend Maryann, her two ex-husbands, Ira and Jeff, and her two daughters, headstrong Zoey and agreeable Rachel.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Cybill Shepherd ...  Cybill Sheridan / ... 87 episodes, 1995-1998
Christine Baranski ...  Maryann Thorpe / ... 87 episodes, 1995-1998
Alicia Witt ...  Zoey Woodbine / ... 87 episodes, 1995-1998
Alan Rosenberg ...  Ira Woodbine / ... 85 episodes, 1995-1998
Tim Maculan ...  Waiter / ... 50 episodes, 1995-1998
Dedee Pfeiffer ...  Rachel Blanders 42 episodes, 1995-1997
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Storyline

Cybill Sheridan is a 40-something actress living in Los Angeles. Past her prime and working in an industry that worships youth, Cybill has the remnants of her two failed marriages all around her. Her ex-husbands, stuntman Jeff and novelist Ira, are always hanging around, sometimes sleeping on the couch. Also present are her two daughters, a grandson, and Cybill's hysterical and slightly alcoholic best friend, Maryann. Written by Jwelch5742

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A comedy about the best 10 years of a woman's life... between 39 and 40.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

2 January 1995 (USA) See more »

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Sibil See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This show would regularly steal storylines directly from previously aired episodes from the Ellen (1994) sitcom. Oftentimes, Cybill even copied everything almost scene-by-scene, such as the episode where Ellen comes home with her friend to a robbery in progress in her apartment, (so does Cybill with Maryanne in tow), takes a self-defense class, buys a male mannequin as crime prevention to sit on her couch etc. This would go on for almost the entire run of the series. See more »

Goofs

The array of the Hollywood Walk of Fame stars in the title sequence is fictitious. All of them are spread across one mile on Hollywood Blvd., even on opposite sidewalks. The title sequence order is: Carole Lombard (6930 Hollywood Blvd.), Lana Turner (6241), Kim Novak (6332), Lassie (6368), Jean Harlow (6910), - and Cybill. See more »

Quotes

Cybill Sheridan: Smell me.
Maryann Thorpe: Bite me.
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What a cast
25 February 2012 | by buckrulzeSee all my reviews

Although I was never aware of this show while it run during it's 95 thru 98 seasons I have caught all the reruns on the TV Guide Channel. I wish I had know of it back then so that I could have written and had begged for them to keep it going. It truly was a laugh a minute series. The chemistry between all the actors was so well casted but I have to say that the writing and the back and forth of Cybill and Mary Ann was magic. I have always loved both these actresses but I have to say that Christine Beranski's talents have been so underrated. I would love it if they were to ever bring it back or even just do an anniversary show. Does anyone know why it wasn't renewed? Bad time slot? Network decision? I always thought that Cybill would had been a much better lead in the movie version of Mama Mia. Wonder if she was every considered.


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