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: March 29, 1995
Ellen is jailed after an animal-rights protest, but is released into the custody of her parents (Steven Gilborn, Alice Hirson). Rosie: Christine Elise. Judge: Clyde Kusatsu. Paige: Joely Fisher. Joe: David Anthony Higgings. Adam: Arye Gross.