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That Girl

 That Girl Network: ABC
Episodes: 136 (half-hour)
Seasons: Five

TV show dates: September 8, 1966 – March 19, 1971
Series status: Cancelled/ended

Performers include: Marlo Thomas, Ted Bessell, Lew Parker, and Bernie Kopell

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TV show description:
This light-hearted sitcom revolves around Ann Marie (Marlo Thomas), an aspiring and frequently unemployed actress. Ann moved from her small hometown of Brewster, New York to make it in the Big Apple. While she waits for her next acting part to come along, she takes different offbeat temporary jobs and frequently gets herself into a lot of jams. Though they support their daughter, Ann’s conservative parents, Lou and Helen Marie (Lew Parker and Rosemary DeCamp), are nevertheless concerned about her lifestyle and aspirations.

Ann’s boyfriend is Donald Hollinger (Ted Bessell), a writer for Newsview Magazine. He’s an understanding guy who’s always on hand to help Ann get out of her predicaments and frequently finds himself getting pulled into them. Ann and Donald’s friends are Jerry Bauman (Bernie Koppell) and Margie “Pete” Peterson (Carol Ann Daniels, then Ruth Buzzi).

Each episode opens with a strange incident or a discussion that foreshadows the story. The scene ends with someone exclaiming “…that girl!” and pointing to Ann. The camera freezes on her and the show’s title appears as the theme song begins.

 

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A Complete Stranger May 29, 2013 at 9:37 pm

You need chapters for the series finale and other details. I can submit them if you wish.

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admin May 30, 2013 at 5:46 pm

I’m not sure what you mean by chapters.

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A Complete Stranger June 3, 2013 at 1:16 pm

Let me show you an example of a more recently cancelled show that has one;
http://tvseriesfinale.com/tv-show/icarly/
Or do you call these “sections?”

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admin June 3, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Oh, you’d like to write a description of the final episode? That’d be great. Please send it using the contact form and I’ll take a look. Thanks!

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Jim November 23, 2012 at 7:36 pm

I always loved Carol Ann Daniels in this series. Wish she had done more in television after That Girl.

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