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: February 11, 1998
Paige and Ellen scheme to have Ellen infiltrate the focus group slated to evaluate a TV cop show Paige developed. Joe: David Anthony Higgins. Paige: Joely Fisher. Sue: Linda Kash. Kevin: Steve Fitchpatrick. Ellen: Ellen DeGeneres.