Friends since childhood,
Shannon (Jenna Elfman), Carrie Donovan (Molly Ringwold), and
Denise Rivaldi (Lauren Graham), went to the same school, hung
out together, and now work together. As waitresses at The
Pelican in their Gloucester, Massachusetts hometown, the girls
can’t help but wish their twenty-something lives were different.
The sitcom centers on anxious Carrie, the peacemaker of the trio
who still lives at home with her parents – Mike (Dion Anderson)
and Kathy (Lee Garlington) – who often try to steer Carrie
toward a more grown-up career.
Also complicating things for Carrie is best friend Mark (Ron
Livingston), who wishes they could be more than friends, and the
diner’s grouchy boss, Marge (Conchata Ferrell). Shannon lives
alone but is rarely lonely for male companionship. She isn’t
about to settle down like Denise, who married Ryan (Bill Burr),
the unemployed father of her young child.
Though the three friends often dream of making their escape from
the place they’ve always known, events usually conspire to keep
them right where they’ve always been.
Molly Ringwald as Carrie Donovan
Jenna Elfman as Shannon Canotis
Lauren Graham as Denise Garibaldi Callahan
Ron Livingston as Kurt
Billy Burr as Ryan Callahan
Joseph D. Reitman as Jesse
Conchata Ferrell as Marge
Lee Garlington as Kathy Donovan
Dion Anderson as Mike Donovan
2. The Good Job
3. The Kiss
4. Dead Dogs Wag No Tails
5. Faith, Hope & Charity
6. Adventures of Rebound Girl
7. Things That Go Bump in the Water
8. It's Go Time
10. I'm With Stupid
12. The Penalty Phase
13. The Six-Month Itch
14. Things to Do in Gloucester When You Are Dead
15. The Life of Ryan
Complete 1-15; 3 DVD's
5.5-6 out of 10
Full Screen in English, no subtitles, no commercials. Eps 1-10
are taken from older vhs, there are some static blips & some
have a low background hiss. The quality ranges from one ep to
the other for the first 10 eps.
The last 5 eps which were
unaired in the U.S. are better quality, 7.5-8/10. As they were
taken from reruns shown in EU.