Susan Saint James (McMillan and Wife) and Jane Curtin (3rd Rock from the Sun, Saturday Night Live) star as high school friends Kate McArdle and Allie Lowell, two divorcees raising their kids together in one of the rare modern sitcoms set - and filmed - in New York City.
Critics raved as the show had massive ratings, earning Jane Curtin one of two consecutive EmmyR Awards for Best Actress while Bill Persky scored an EmmyR for Best Director.
Guest appearances in the final season are made by football legend Dick Butkus, Christa Miller (Scrubs), Dylan Walsh (Nip/Tuck), Wendie Malick (Frasier, Just Shoot Me!), Jude Ciccolella (24), Skip Hinnant (Fritz the Cat, The Electric Company), film actor Jay O. Sanders, Max Casella (The Sopranos, Doogie Howser, M.D.), Steven Gilborn (Ellen, The Wonder Years), June Gable (Friends), Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm), as well as Louis Zorich and Cynthia Harris (Mad About You).