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A faded singer decides to reopen her hotel's lounge.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Whoopi Goldberg ...  Mavis Rae 22 episodes, 2003-2004
Wren T. Brown ...  Courtney Rae 22 episodes, 2003-2004
Elizabeth Regen ...  Rita Nash / ... 22 episodes, 2003-2004
Omid Djalili ...  Nasim / ... 22 episodes, 2003-2004
Gordana Rashovich Gordana Rashovich ...  Jadwiga 21 episodes, 2003-2004
Mary Testa ...  Sophia 20 episodes, 2003-2004
MaryAnn Hu ...  Soo Lin / ... 14 episodes, 2003-2004
Danielle Lee Greaves Danielle Lee Greaves ...  Danielle 13 episodes, 2003-2004
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A faded singer decides to reopen her hotel's lounge.

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America's most outspoken new comedy.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2003 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Nasim: I haven't felt this oppressed since the Ayatollah blew up my beach house.
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A great show
11 October 2003 | by moviesfan11See all my reviews

This TV shwo is charming and very funny! Be sure to watch this every Tuesday at 7 on NBC.

Whoopi plays Mavis, a singer who retires after she made it big for a while. She then decided to re-open her hotels lounge. Whoopi's Persian/ Arabian friends is very funny and Rita, her daughter, is hilarious. She is white and she tries to act black. A great show!

Im very surprised that this is TV-14. This should be TV-PG DL.


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