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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...  Cybill Sheridan / ... 87 episodes, 1995-1998
...  Maryann Thorpe / ... 87 episodes, 1995-1998
...  Zoey Woodbine / ... 87 episodes, 1995-1998
...  Ira Woodbine / ... 85 episodes, 1995-1998
...  Waiter / ... 50 episodes, 1995-1998
...  Rachel Blanders 42 episodes, 1995-1997
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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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2 January 1995 (USA)  »

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This show initially drew heavily from the BBC series Absolutely Fabulous (1992), after the audience embrace of irreverent, non-traditional female characters. 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 »

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[Cybill is talking about how she gave up a major role in "The Godfather"]
Cybill Sheridan: I could have had Diane Keaton's part, but I gave it up for a role in a major motion picture starring... ABBA.
[grimaces]
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Referenced in The Big Bang Theory: The Irish Pub Formulation (2010) See more »

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very warm and extremely funny!
8 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Now it's really a shame that they stopped producing "Cybill". It really was a one of a kind TV show. It was so warm (always brining up with mother-daughter funny fights), and extremely funny. Seriously although ALL episodes contained hilarious scenes, sometimes they'd just be really meaningful. Cybill plays a PERFECT mother, besides being so easy and natural. Also Mary-ann, Zoey, Jeff and Ira were all funny to a great extent. They perfectly matched their TV character. Does anybody know a petition thing or anything we can do, to let them reproduce the show?!


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