Successful Hollywood plastic surgeon Sydney Hansen returns home to Providence, Rhode Island to try to keep her dysfunctional family together with the help of her mother's friendly ghost. She also finds work with the local free clinic.
The press brings the hospital hostage story, so the worried wedding party gathers outside. Young Tony finally pulls through after David and Syd's tireless efforts, under absurd conditions, but needs ...
Dr. Sydney Hansen, a successful plastic surgeon in Hollywood, California, quits her private practice and returns to her hometown in Providence, Rhode Island after the sudden death of her controlling, demanding mother Lynda, in order to keep her dysfunctional family together with a little help and advice from Lynda who gives advice from beyond the grave in helping Sydney deal with her new career as a doctor for the local free clinic and dealing with her distracted veterinarian father Jim, her mixed-up sister Joanie, and younger brother Robbie, a small-time hustler.Written by
Like The Bradys (1990), Providence was originally intended to be a short run mid-season filler. It proved so popular, additional episodes were ordered and it went on to become a successful series. See more »
Touching and funny. It is worth paying attention to.
Providence is touching and funny. It is an accurate reflection of the way we deal with painful events in our lives. Not always serious. A fresh new type of drama without the bicoastal cynicism we have come to accept all too easily.
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