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Half & Half 

Mona and Dee Dee are half-sisters who share the same father. They are completely unlike each other, but they live in the same apartment building, so disagreements are common.

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Series cast summary:
Essence Atkins ...  Dee Dee Thorne 91 episodes, 2002-2006
Rachel True ...  Mona Thorne 91 episodes, 2002-2006
Chico Benymon ...  Spencer / ... 91 episodes, 2002-2006
Valarie Pettiford ...  Big Dee Dee Thorne 91 episodes, 2002-2006
Telma Hopkins ...  Phyllis Thorne 91 episodes, 2002-2006
Alec Mapa ...  Adam Benet 64 episodes, 2002-2006
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Mona and Dee Dee are half-sisters who share the same father. They are completely unlike each other, but they live in the same apartment building, so disagreements are common.

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English

Release Date:

23 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Половинка и половинка See more »

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Trivia

Rachel True (Mona) mentioned that one of her favorite music groups is Tra-Knox. Chico Benymon (Spencer) is a part of this group. See more »

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In the pilot, Mona moves to the upstairs apartment which is on the right. Later, when Dee Dee is renovating it, it's on the left. See more »

Quotes

Phyllis Thorne: Oh, what a day! I've never had to dry so many tears.
Big Dee Dee Thorne: You poor dear. Were you trying on bathing suits again?
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Confounding expectations
21 October 2002 | by budikavlanSee all my reviews

This is the story of two half-sisters establishing a friendship for the first time in their lives. Mona, the older sister, grew up resenting DeeDee because their father had left her mother, remarried, become wealthy and raised DeeDee in a much more affluent lifestyle than Mona's. It really surprised me, watching the first few episodes then, when none of the characters turned out to be what I expected. The virtuous, hardworking Mona turned out to be judgmental and aloof, while the spoiled DeeDee was sweetly eager-to-please and savvy. The cast is excellent (both mothers are hilarious) and I like the developing friendship so far. It's not important, but I also love the opening theme. My only complaint is that the ratio of genuine laughs is fairly low; that's usually easier to fix than other potential problems.


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