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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.

Creator:

Peter Tolan
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Cast

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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Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Questione di stile See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Kathleen Turner was considered for the role of Chelsea Stevens. See more »

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Chelsea: I made reservations at a wonderful new French resturaunt on Broome Street, everyone is raving about it. A friend of mine was there last week. One of the waiters slapped her face. It's like you're in Provence!
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Not Bad
27 November 2016 | by dementednunSee all my reviews

This show is about Chelsea Stevens a Martha Steward styled character over exaggerated, the only flaw I can see with this Show is the casting and plot, the show is based on Chelsea Stevens but some times she is there, but it seams like she is an extra but that's also OK I guess so you can meet the other cast which are OK but could be better.

Its hard to think they originally wanted Kathleen Turner, Cant help but think what would of happened if this casting choice had of went threw,

I love Jean Smart but she is not the best in this role id of cast Kathleen Turner, Jean is great In Designing women and as a sexy MILF in various other shows and movies like Fraser and so on.....

The show was apparently canceled by the BILLIONAIRE tycoon goddess Martha Steward, with her hate towards the similarities and digs at her, but all I can make out is that in the show Martha was considered Chelsea's rival, and rarely mentioned if not in a lame joke, Maybe Martha had the idea of a sitcom herself and some one beat her to it who knows........

Try and think if this had a strong female cast would it off stayed on the air remember designing women was canceled till the girls begged fans to write letters to keep it on the air XD Just something to think about.

Personal Rating: 4/10 Professional Rating 4/10


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