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Cybill 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1995–1998)
A struggling, middle-aged actress attempts to make a career for herself, all while surrounded by her hard-drinking best friend Maryann, her 2 former husbands, and her 2 daughters.

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Chuck Lorre
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4   3   2   1  
1998   1997   1996   1995  
Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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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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40-something Cybill Sheridan is an actress living in Los Angeles. Past her prime, Cybill has the remnants of her 2 failed marriages all around her, as are her 2 daughters, a grandson, and Cybill's 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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For all of its humor, the series offers a brutally honest depiction of what is termed a 'lifer' in show business -- a performer who stays the course no matter what slings and arrows indignity throws at her. This philosophy -- and Cybill Shepherd's own distinctive brand of self-deprecation -- is embodied by the show's clever 'Hollywood Walk of Stars' title sequence, wherein the feet of pedestrians avoid stepping on the names of the gold-plated actresses (all blonde) on the pavement, culminating in a skateboarder gracefully eluding Jean Harlow's plate -- only to skate head-long through Cybill's, handwritten in colored chalk on an empty slab in lieu of the recognition she has yet to receive. 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

Maryann Thorpe: [spying on her ex-husband and singing to the tune of "I've Been Workin' On The Railroad"] The eyes of Maryann are on you, all the live long day/You hired a lawyer and divorced me, but you can't get away.
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Ingenuis comedy Series.
5 July 2002 | by Felicityfan_4everSee all my reviews

When i heard that MOONLIGHTING star Cybill Shepherd was returning to television, i was thrilled. And after seeing the series, i was even more thrilled. as CYBILL is without-a-doubt one of the best comedy series i've ever seen. Cybill Shepherd was just brillant in this series, as was mutliple Emmy-Winner Christine Baranski. This series featured first-class writing, and first class acting, and launched the careers of a bevy of young stars, including Danny Masterson (that 70's show), Alicia Witt (Urban Ledgend), Peter Krause (Sports Night, Six Feet Under and Dede Phiffer (For Your Love, yes michelles sisters!).. The only complaint i have is that Ms. Shepherd never got an Emmy for her work on this brillant series.


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