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Girlfriends 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2000–2008)
A look at the lives, loves, and losses of four different women, Toni, Maya, Lynn, and Joan.

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Mara Brock Akil
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tracee Ellis Ross ...  Joan Clayton 172 episodes, 2000-2008
Golden Brooks ...  Maya Denise Wilkes / ... 172 episodes, 2000-2008
Persia White ...  Lynn Ann Searcy / ... 172 episodes, 2000-2008
Reginald C. Hayes ...  William Jerome Dent / ... 172 episodes, 2000-2008
Jill Marie Jones ...  Antoinette 'Toni' Marie Childress Garrett 137 episodes, 2000-2006
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Storyline

A look at the lives, loves, and losses of four different women, Toni, Maya, Lynn, and Joan.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Girlfriends See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Three of the four leads wore braces beginning season three (Lynn [Persia White], Maya [Golden Brooks], and Jill Marie Jones [Toni]). See more »

Quotes

Toni Childs: Maya, how'd you get so smart?
Maya Wilkes: Oh, girl, I'm an authoress. I gots to know stuff.
Toni Childs: I guess you don't "gots" to know grammar.
Maya Wilkes: At least I didn't miss my baby's first doctor's appointment!
Toni Childs: At least I didn't leave my baby on the bus!
Maya Wilkes: Bus *stop*! Get it right, bitch.
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Connections

Referenced in TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004) See more »

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Great
24 June 2005 | by r_armenterosSee all my reviews

Many of you are taking this show way too critically. Yes some of the characters on this show are stereotypical but it is an excellent show. It is funny and all of this happens in everyday life with both women and men and now that it is being reflected on TV this becomes an issue? Every single woman of color and maybe women in general can identify with each of these characters on one day or another. I would rather see professional women on TV that make me laugh than other shows where women are sleeping with each others man and disrespecting each other all the time, and I am not being stereotypical but that is television. Joan is an excellent character and though she is anal about everything she means well and so do all of the other women. I think everyone should watch it at least once.


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