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A single woman, Ellie Riggs, tries to navigate her way through the Los Angeles music scene and her own messy personal life. Told in real time, each episode is a linear 22-minute slice of Ellie's life.

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Brad Hall
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ...  Ellie Riggs 17 episodes, 2002-2003
Darren Boyd ...  Ben 16 episodes, 2002-2003
Steve Carell ...  Edgar 16 episodes, 2002-2003
Lauren Bowles ...  Susan 16 episodes, 2002-2003
Don Lake ...  Dr. Don Zimmerman / ... 16 episodes, 2002-2003
Peter Stormare ...  Ingvar 11 episodes, 2002-2003
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A single woman, Ellie Riggs, tries to navigate her way through the Los Angeles music scene and her own messy personal life. Told in real time, each episode is a linear 22-minute slice of Ellie's life.

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Life is a comedy. Especially hers.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

22 Minutes with Eleanor Riggs See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Runtime:

(19 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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For the first season, 13 episodes were made but NBC only aired 10 of them See more »

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Featured in 101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) See more »

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Utterly TRITE! Anyone with a brain - AVOID!
15 May 2003 | by Asteri-AtypicalSee all my reviews

No word could describe this show better than "trite".

It's little more than oversimplified stereotypes, sophomoric clichés and predictable, stupid situations that EVERYONE has seen in dozens of shows before.

This show exudes stupidity but not in a clever or parodied way. The characters are 2-D, plastic, petty and predictable.

Sometimes I can recommend a show to SOMEONE or SOME demographic. However I can recommend this show to NO ONE. There's nothing new here.

What you can get in this show you can get, and better, nearly everywhere else.


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