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Caroline in the City 

Caroline Duffy is a successful cartoonist living in Manhattan whose comic strip "Caroline in the City" has become a huge hit. The strip is based on her own life, and the people in it - her ... See full summary »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lea Thompson ...  Caroline Duffy 97 episodes, 1995-1999
Eric Lutes ...  Del Cassidy 97 episodes, 1995-1999
Malcolm Gets ...  Richard Karinsky 97 episodes, 1995-1999
Amy Pietz ...  Annie Spadaro 97 episodes, 1995-1999
Andrew Lauer ...  Charlie 74 episodes, 1995-1999
Tom La Grua Tom La Grua ...  Remo 40 episodes, 1995-1998
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Storyline

Caroline Duffy is a successful cartoonist living in Manhattan whose comic strip "Caroline in the City" has become a huge hit. The strip is based on her own life, and the people in it - her occasional boyfriend Del and her best friend Annie. Aside from her career, however, Caroline's life is a mess, as is proven when she throws fruit out the window onto the street in a pathetic attempt to meet men. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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Comedy | Romance

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

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English | Italian

Release Date:

21 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caroline See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(97 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Remo's originally started out as a restaurant in the beginning of the first season, was reduced to a bistro midway through the season. See more »

Goofs

In season 1 Caroline loves opera and enjoys going and has a minor argument with Del as he didn't want to go with her. In season 3 when Julia is setting Caroline up with Trevor, Trevor asks Caroline if she wants to go to the opera with him and before she has a chance to answer Richard states that she hates opera and implies that she has never been to see one. See more »

Quotes

Annie: There's no such word as dummo!
Richard: And what language employs the usage of the word freako?
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Connections

Referenced in The Nanny: The Baby Shower (1999) See more »

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Not for everyone, but I loved it
30 July 2002 | by budikavlanSee all my reviews

This show became an (undeserved) critical punching-bag during its too-brief run on NBC. It was similar to several shows which ran during the same period: female centered, urban, based in arts/media. All of them were lumped together and sniffed at by sour old critics. This was by far the best of the group, however. The degree to which the viewer identified with and appreciated "Caroline" depended on the degree to which one found Richard, and by extension Richard's budding romance with Caroline, appealing. I don't know if that was always the direction planned for the show's plot, but that had become the overarching direction it followed by the end of the first season. All the performances were excellent, though some of the characterizations were not designed to be warm and cuddly. Oddly, though I completely bought the Caroline/Richard relationship, the funniest episodes were often the ones which concentrated on other things (such as the one in which Caroline got in a public feud with JoAnn Worley over a deli sandwich). Unfortunately, the show was cancelled before the final cliffhanger was resolved, so we'll never know the outcome.


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