Twice in a Lifetime (1999–2001)
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What She Did for Love 

A singer is sent back to discover what she really wanted out of life.

Director:

Allan King

Writers:

Steve Sohmer (creator), Marcy Vosburgh

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Gordie Brown Gordie Brown ... Mr. Jones
Al Waxman ... Judge Othniel
Donna Mills ... Linda MacCullen / Lana Kasalas
Kim Schraner ... Young Linda MacCullen
Thomas Mitchell ... Tom Miller
Polly Shannon ... Vicki Sue
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jordan Allison Jordan Allison ... Kirk (as Hunter Scott)
Larry Day ... Director
Andrew Dinner Andrew Dinner ... Kenny
Debbie Fleming Debbie Fleming ... Singing Louise
Brad Garrick Brad Garrick ... Kent (as Bradley Garrick)
Edward Glen Edward Glen ... Window Washer (as Eddie Glen)
Cameron Graham ... Stage Manager '99
Lee MacDougall Lee MacDougall ... Stage Manager '79
Anne Openshaw Anne Openshaw ... Aliandra Dunne
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Storyline

For her entire life, singer Linda MacCullen strove solely for fame. However she blames her former accompanist and love, Tom Miller, for losing the role that she considers would have been her big break, that of Miss Melody on the hit game show "Name that Song". Tom's supposed wrongdoing?: telling Linda's rival, Vicki Sue, about the audition, she who eventually got the part and resulting fame. Linda ended up dumping Tom over this incident. Professionally, Linda was relegated to her existing job singing jingles, specifically as the Fizz Fairy. But she is even eventually dropped from that contract as she hits middle age. Despite Linda's self-centeredness and vanity, Mr. Jones uses one of his three "freebies" - giving an undeserving person a second chance. Judge Othniel, who agrees to Jones' plea, sends Linda back to twenty years prior, two days before the fateful audition as Lana Kasalas, Linda's make-up artist for the Fizz Fairy commercials. Lana's sole focus is to thwart Vicki's "Name ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | History

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1999 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company Credits

Production Co:

Pebblehut Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title is based upon the song "What I Did for Love" from the musical "A Chorus Line". See more »

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References Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »

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