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Suddenly Susan 

Jack owns a magazine and is the former brother-in-law of Susan. After she runs out on her fiancé on their wedding day, Jack agrees to take her back at the magazine.
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Brooke Shields ...  Susan Keane 93 episodes, 1996-2000
Nestor Carbonell ...  Luis Rivera 93 episodes, 1996-2000
Kathy Griffin ...  Vicki Groener 93 episodes, 1996-2000
Barbara Barrie ...  Helen 'Nana' Keane / ... 93 episodes, 1996-2000
Judd Nelson ...  Jack Richmond 71 episodes, 1996-1999
David Strickland ...  Todd Stities 71 episodes, 1996-1999
Andrea Bendewald ...  Maddy Piper 48 episodes, 1997-1999
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Storyline

Jack owns a magazine and is the former brother-in-law of Susan. After she runs out on her fiancé on their wedding day, Jack agrees to take her back at the magazine. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Susan See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(93 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

For the final episode, The Beatle's "In My Life" played over a clip segment of the shows memorable moments. In versions aired throughout Europe and other countries, the music was changed to Shawn Colvin's version of the same song. Shawn Colvin had previously contributed to the show, her song "Nothin' On Me" was the shows theme tune in the second and third seasons. See more »

Quotes

[Jack must choose between taking Susan on a date and going to a game]
Jack: Let's see...
[takes out a coin]
Susan: You flip that coin, I'll kick your ass.
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Connections

Spoofed in Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 116 (1999) See more »

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I miss Suddenly Susan still!
23 September 2002 | by SylSee all my reviews

One of the reasons that Suddenly Susan works for me is the ensemble cast of characters including Brooke Shields. Even though she is the star of the show, she manages to evolve her supporting cast of characters like the unbelievable Vicki and Judd Nelson as her boss Jack Richmond. The show is well-grouped with this cast of zany characters working at a fictional San Francisco newspaper. When tragedy struck the cast, the loss of David Strickland who played Todd was so catastrophic for the cast and crew for it to ever recover from his loss. David Strickland committed suicide in a Las Vegas hotel room. The cast was never the same again without him. The pairing of Vicki and Susan living together brought great laughs. These two should get together and spin off the characters into their own series. The show was never an Emmy winner or critically acclaimed. But from all reports, this show actually had a pleasant environment to grow and mature. Brooke Shields as a producer was not afraid to let her supporting cast branch out which is why I like this show.


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