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Pearl 

Pearl is a mature woman from modest up-bringings. When she realizes she missed out on a lot, she decides to go back to college, in spite of her grown son's protests. She makes a bunch of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rhea Perlman ...  Pearl Caraldo 22 episodes, 1996-1997
Carol Kane ...  Annie Caraldo 22 episodes, 1996-1997
Kevin Corrigan ...  Frankie Spivak 22 episodes, 1996-1997
Dash Mihok ...  Joey Caraldo 22 episodes, 1996-1997
Lucy Liu ...  Amy Li 22 episodes, 1996-1997
Malcolm McDowell ...  Professor Stephen Pynchon 22 episodes, 1996-1997
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Pearl is a mature woman from modest up-bringings. When she realizes she missed out on a lot, she decides to go back to college, in spite of her grown son's protests. She makes a bunch of new, but weird, friends and is constantly in conflict with her snob philosophy professor. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Street smart is about to meet book smart. See more »

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

16 September 1996 (USA) See more »

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Helmi See more »

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Warner Bros. Television See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Professor Stephen Pynchon: An intellectual is a person who can listen to "The William Tell Overture" and not think of The Lone Ranger.
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Superb Acting
11 October 1999 | by Gene-BeeSee all my reviews

For me when I saw the commercials previewing it before it's premiere I had to see this show, well I saw and I liked.

Rhea does superb top-notch acting as well as Carol, Malcolm, and the rest of the crew.

When this show got bumped I was mad, so mad that i wrote CBS and told them what a great show they just let slip through the cracks.

On one more note this has to be the second best t.v. series (right behind Cheers) that Rhea has starred in my words.


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