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Girlfriends 

A look at the lives, loves, and losses of four different women, Toni, Maya, Lynn, and Joan.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Tracee Ellis Ross ...  Joan Clayton 172 episodes, 2000-2008
Golden Brooks ...  Maya Denise Wilkes / ... 172 episodes, 2000-2008
Persia White ...  Lynn Ann Searcy / ... 172 episodes, 2000-2008
Reginald C. Hayes ...  William Jerome Dent / ... 172 episodes, 2000-2008
Jill Marie Jones ...  Antoinette 'Toni' Marie Childress Garrett 137 episodes, 2000-2006
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A look at the lives, loves, and losses of four different women, Toni, Maya, Lynn, and Joan.

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Release Date:

11 September 2000 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Tracee Ellis Ross won the 2009 NAACP Image Award in the Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series category for her role as Joan Clayton in Girlfriends (2000). See more »

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Maya Wilkes: [Maya is accusing Darnell of cheating on her with his co-worker at the airport] Joan said she saw you down at the airport with some woman.
Darnell Wilkes: And if Joan had stayed there she would have seen me down there with a lot of women... that didn't come out right.
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Spoofed in Family Guy: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein (2003) See more »

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Funny show
24 May 2004 | by trishystarSee all my reviews

This show is really funny but sadly underrated. The lead actors are good though the changing supporting cast is not fantastic. I'll be very sad if this show gets cancelled because I stay up till late to watch it and its definitely worth it.

The show lasts about 20 minutes minus ad breaks and tackles some real-life issues like children, marriage, career aspirations, therapy. I wouldn't compare it to Sex and the City though that may have been how the concept for the show began.

I await its move from late night television show to prime time sitcom but doubt it will be happening too soon. All four female leads are quite beautiful...contrary to previous comments.


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