An Internet executive moves to a small town.
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Series cast summary:
Ellen DeGeneres ...  Ellen Richmond 18 episodes, 2001-2002
Jim Gaffigan ...  Rusty Carnouk 18 episodes, 2001-2002
Emily Rutherfurd ...  Catherine Richmond 18 episodes, 2001-2002
Martin Mull ...  Mr. Munn 18 episodes, 2001-2002
Cloris Leachman ...  Dot Richmond 18 episodes, 2001-2002
Kerri Kenney ...  Pam / ... 16 episodes, 2001-2002
Diane Delano ...  Bunny Hopstetter 6 episodes, 2001
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Ellen Richmond decides to trade the stresses of her fast-track, big-city lifestyle for the slower pace of her quieter hometown, where she is known and loved. It remains to be seen, however, whether or not returning to her hometown, a fishbowl of a place, and her eccentric mother, Dot, and scatter-brained sister, Catherine, is the best course of action. At home, Ellen becomes reacquainted with her senior prom date, Rusty, who thinks they can pick up where they left off, and her befuddled high school teacher, Mr. Munn. Though worlds apart from the people who love her, Ellen begins to adjust to a very different way of life. Written by Anonymous

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Ellen's turning small town life into big time laughs!

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

24 September 2001 (USA) See more »

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Ellen, Again See more »

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| (18 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color
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This show received poor enough ratings and audience reaction to justify it being canceled after 13 episodes, leaving 5 episodes unseen. The remaining 6 episodes received their first airing on the Paramount Comedy Channel in the UK, at 2.30pm on weekday afternoons. They were also released on the series' DVD release. See more »

Quotes

Connie Gibson: [Connie, the bus driver, has been fired] You drove right over my heart, and you didn't even signal.
Ellen Richmond: If that isn't a country song... it really should be.
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The Ellen Show is like good therapy for "whatever ails ye"!
20 October 2007 | by creekbearSee all my reviews

Watching this show is the #1 BEST THING I can do for myself when I need to get past feeling sad, or need to just 'lighten up' a little. When I found the box set at a Best Buy store last year, I was surprised and felt "lucky" to have spotted it. I didn't know (the show) had been made. I'm not sure how I missed it being broadcast! I have always been a loyal fan of Ellen's.(it's a selfish thing on my part.... she simply "cracks me up"!) I have watched these shows over and over... and over again. The dialog is so clever and amazingly written and the delivery of every line, timing and all, is perfect. I love the unspoken contributions these actors make (looks of confusion, matter of fact expression, etc....) It reminds me of the first time I watched the movie Jane Austin's "Mafia", in that... even if you are focusing without distraction, YOU CAN'T "NOT MISS" things the first time you see it! It's just that full of great stuff and soooo funny! I think they should (if nothing else) do a reunion show. It could be somebody's 30th class reunion or something. I just went to my 30th. I wish I could write it!


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