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

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Series cast summary:
...  Joan Clayton 172 episodes, 2000-2008
...  Maya Denise Wilkes / ... 172 episodes, 2000-2008
...  Lynn Ann Searcy / ... 172 episodes, 2000-2008
...  William Jerome Dent / ... 172 episodes, 2000-2008
...  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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The show was cancelled prematurely due to a writer's strike that occurred during the 2007-2008 TV season. Once the writer's strike ended, CW chose not to extend the series since it already wasn't going to be renewed another season. This left fans with several cliffhangers for each of the main characters. See more »

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Toni Childs: Shelby, I want my employees to show some initiative, but only when I tell them too.
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Featured in Black to the Future: Hour 4: The 00s (2009) See more »

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An Outstanding, Beautifully Written Show
16 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

I cannot say enough good things about this show.

It is so funny, but so realistic at the same time. Not since Living Single has there been a show that captures the life of the Black middle class as well Girlfriends.

Some say this show is stereotypical, but to build likeable characters, sometimes you have to start with a framework everyone easily can understand. The story arc has taken these basic stereotypes and built full characters that diehard viewers have come to really love. We really did care when William quit his job at the firm, as we did when Joan was stuck trying to decide between her actor boyfriend and his agent.

Anyone open-minded person who appreciated Frasier would love this show.

I only hope that it a) enjoys a much longer life with the same or better quality of writing and b) old episodes are made available on DVD.


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