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Fat Actress 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2005)
An actress (Alley, playing a version of herself) struggles to lose weight and revive her Hollywood career.
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 Eddie Falcone 7 episodes, 2005
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 Quinn Taylor Scott 4 episodes, 2005
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 Max Cooper 2 episodes, 2005
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 Sam Rascal 2 episodes, 2005
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Tait Ruppert ...
 Chuck Manson 2 episodes, 2005
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 Carmen Electra 1 episode, 2005
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 Larry King 1 episode, 2005
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 Melissa Gilbert 1 episode, 2005
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 Robert - Kirstie's Father 1 episode, 2005
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 Johnny Knightley 1 episode, 2005
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 Herself 1 episode, 2005
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 John McGuire 2 episodes, 2005
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 Jimmy - Kirstie's Brother 1 episode, 2005
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 Herself 1 episode, 2005
Kevin Sasaki ...
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 Police Officer #1 1 episode, 2005
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 Kid Rock 2 episodes, 2005
Harvey J. Newmark ...
 Party Musician #1 1 episode, 2005
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 Dr. Sigmund von Oy 2 episodes, 2005
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 Jillian - Kirstie's Mother 2 episodes, 2005
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 Leah's Friend 1 episode, 2005
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 Little Jorge 1 episode, 2005
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 Female Prison Guard 1 episode, 2005
Matt Gould ...
 Interviewer 1 episode, 2005
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Mark Z. Stevens ...
 Party Musician #2 1 episode, 2005
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 Woman in Restaurant 1 episode, 2005
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 McG's Stand'in 1 episode, 2005
Laura Dash ...
 Little Person #1 2 episodes, 2005
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 Police Officer #2 1 episode, 2005
Edward W. Vodicka ...
 Party Musician #3 1 episode, 2005
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 Leah's Friend #2 1 episode, 2005
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Sandra Genovese ...
 Paparazzi #1 1 episode, 2005
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Steve Maye ...
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 Man in Car #2 1 episode, 2005
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 Carmen's Friend 1 episode, 2005
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 Little Person #2 2 episodes, 2005
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 Man at Counter 1 episode, 2005
True Parker ...
 Vincent 1 episode, 2005
David Guzman ...
 Little Person #3 2 episodes, 2005
Jackie Harris ...
 Canadian Angel 1 episode, 2005
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 Stephen Wilcox 1 episode, 2005
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 Little Person #4 2 episodes, 2005
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 Nosy Lady 1 episode, 2005
Stacey Woods ...
 Receptionist 1 episode, 2005
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 Scottish Crewman 1 episode, 2005
Susan Rossitto ...
 Little Person #5 2 episodes, 2005
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An actress (Alley, playing a version of herself) struggles to lose weight and revive her Hollywood career.

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Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman previously worked together on the last six years of Cheers. See more »

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A lot like Curb Your Enthusiasm (without all the F-bombs)
8 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

The premise is a lot like Larry David's "Curb Your Enthusiam", following the 'homelife' of a celebrity that's star has tarnished a bit over the years and their bid to get back into the limelight.

It's obviously trying (desperately) to parody Kirstie's attempts to get back into television, find a man, and deal with her weight.

The show is rife with fat jokes, from Kirstie cursing a fast food joint for forgetting her fries to the stereotype that black men like big, white booty.

It was a relief to see that the show has toned down language moreso than Larry David's "Curb Your Enthusiasm". I'm no prude but I do cringe at hearing the f-bomb multiple times for no particular reason. This is one redeeming quality.

It'll take a few more episodes to really give it a more complete comment. If you're looking for some cheap laughs and less f-bombage, check it out.


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