A warm and funny slice-of-life sitcom about an L.A. bookstore manager and her acquaintances that began as a `Seinfeld'-like show titled `These Friends of Mine.' The Emmy-winning series hit its high point on April 30, 1997, when its heroine proclaimed her homosexuality in `The Puppy Episode,' an outing that drew 42 million viewers.
First Aired: January 4, 1995
Ellen hits the books to increase her knowledge, then hits it off with a professor. Bob Saget and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen ("Full House") have cameos. Roger: Gregory Martin. Ellen: Ellen DeGeneres.