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: May 3, 1995
A white lie and a terrifying experience send Ellen to therapy, where she realizes that she needs to be more honest with her mother. Lois: Alice Hirson. Harold: Steven Gilborn. Dr. Whitcomb: Paxton Whitehead. Paige: Joely Fisher. Adam: Arye Gross.