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?
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
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
[to a Samba beat, as Cybil dances and sexily holds two large coconuts in front of her
Coconuts, coconuts, co- co- co- coconuts.