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.
A comedy about the best 10 years of a woman's life... between 39 and 40.
Did You Know?
Despite critical praise and strong ratings, CBS abruptly cancelled the show at the end of its fourth season. In her autobiography, Cybill Shepherd
attributes this to increasing backstage tensions between the cast and crew, as well as the network's displeasure with the show's feminist leanings. See more
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
[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.
Referenced in Family Guy: Call Girl