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Ellen

Ellen DeGeneres stars in this sitcom about the life of a young woman by the name of Ellen Morgan - a neurotic, thirty-something, bookstore employee who tries to get by life in dealing with her many random foils and follies... She attracted massive media attention when she came out as a lesbian on her television show in 1997.

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Last Episode

05x22 Vows Aired: Jul. 22, 1998

When Ellen's parents renew their vows, it prompts Ellen to think about taking her relationship with Laurie to the next level: marriage.

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Ellen is Canceled/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 109 episodes air between 1994 and 1998.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Mar. 29, 1994
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
30 min.
Aired:
1994 - 1998
To-Date:
5 Seasons
109 Episodes
Network
ABC TV Network
AKA:
These Friends of Mine (First Season Title)
Genre

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • The character of Audrey was dramatically re-written when she became a major cast member. In the first season she was in only one episode, as a character Ellen was long-time friends with but…
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    The character of Audrey was dramatically re-written when she became a major cast member. In the first season she was in only one episode, as a character Ellen was long-time friends with but didn't like because she was always pessimistic and complaining. But by the end of the second season she was portrayed as increasingly chipper, upbeat and constantly optimistic
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  • The original title of the show was "These Friends of Mine".
  • After the 2000 Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "New Moon Rising," in which regular character Willow comes out as a lesbian and chooses to stay with her girlfriend Tara, aired, a group of…
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    After the 2000 Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "New Moon Rising," in which regular character Willow comes out as a lesbian and chooses to stay with her girlfriend Tara, aired, a group of internet board posters sent "Buffy" creator Joss Whedon an engraved toaster to thank him for the storyline. This was a reference to the "coming-out" episode of "Ellen" (1994), (a show on which longtime Buffy writer Jane Espenson had also worked) in which there had been a running joke about the GLBT movement awarding every newly out person a toaster for "joining."
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