Dott Emerson (Mary McDonnell) is a divorced mother who owns a successful publishing house, for which her best friend, Ellie Walker (Jean Smart), writes best-selling romance novels. Val Brumberg (Faith Prince) enters the picture as Dott and Ellie's old girlfriend from college who is pregnant and leaving her husband, much to the dismay of Ellie, who wants nothing to do with her. Against Ellie's wishes, Dott lets Val move in with her.
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They're the best friends money can buy.
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Did You Know?
Mary McDonnell would frequently turn her head away from the camera in order to avoid being seen breaking character. See more
Golly, this is fancy! I feel so out of place!
Don't let the absence of a salad bar disorient you.
The credits were changed after Val (Faith Prince) was written out of the series. See more
The Lady Is a Tramp
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Chaka Khan See more