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Style & Substance 

Chelsea Stevens is a neurotic, egocentric Martha Stewart-type who finds herself reluctantly answering to naive Midwesterner Jane Sokol after her empire is bought out by another company.

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Series cast summary:
Jean Smart ...  Chelsea Stevens 13 episodes, 1998
Nancy McKeon ...  Jane Sokol 13 episodes, 1998
Heath Hyche ...  Terry 13 episodes, 1998
Linda Kash ...  Trudy Weissman 13 episodes, 1998
Joseph Maher ...  Mr. John 13 episodes, 1998
Alan Autry ...  Earl 6 episodes, 1998
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Chelsea Stevens is a neurotic, egocentric Martha Stewart-type who finds herself reluctantly answering to naive Midwesterner Jane Sokol after her empire is bought out by another company.

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The Queen of Style is about to meet her mismatch.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

5 January 1998 (USA) See more »

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Questione di stile See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Cast members Nancy McKeon and Jean Smart have expressed their belief that Martha Stewart was responsible for the show's cancellation. See more »

Quotes

Chelsea: It was a fling. It was meaningless; like two ships passing in the night.
Jane: Except they didn't just pass, did they Chelsea? They docked and some of the passengers got off!
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Damn those American Networks!!!
14 February 2001 | by nathidSee all my reviews

Style and Substance has got to have been the best comedy series to come over from the States so far!!! There was brilliant acting from Jean Smart and Nancy McKeon in particularly, hilarious story-lines, and excellent theme music!!!

What is wrong with American networks? If a show is not too popular, they cancel it before it has had time to prove itself, and if a show is popular, then they drag it on for so long that it becomes boring and not funny (eg Friends!!!)

Luckily I have all 13 episodes on tape, so I can watch them time after time.


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