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Women in Prison 

This comedy takes place in cell-bock J of the Bass Women's prison in Wisconsin. Some of the inmates are Vicki, a yuppie housewife framed for shop-lifting by her husband; Dawn, a black woman... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Julia Campbell ...  Vicki Springer 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Blake Clark ...  Assistant Warden Clint Rafferty 13 episodes, 1987-1988
CCH Pounder ...  Dawn Murphy 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Peggy Cass ...  Eve Shipley 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Antoinette Byron ...  Bonnie Harper 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Wendie Jo Sperber ...  Pam 13 episodes, 1987-1988
Denny Dillon ...  Meg Bando 13 episodes, 1987-1988
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This comedy takes place in cell-bock J of the Bass Women's prison in Wisconsin. Some of the inmates are Vicki, a yuppie housewife framed for shop-lifting by her husband; Dawn, a black woman who murdered her husband; Bonnie, an English prostitute; Eve, the "old lady" who has been there for at least ten years; and Pam serving time for computer crimes. Meg was the guard and Blake the assistant warden. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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Forgotten Fox Network television.
17 October 2004 | by Mike_Tee_VeeSee all my reviews

Women in Prison (1987-1988) was a series created by the producers of

Married with Children. The show started off great but sadly like all

sitcoms they ran out of ideas. Despite a fast start the show simply ran out

of gas before it even completed a lap. The cast was excellent but the

situations and the dialog was real mundane and mediocre. A funny premise

that didn't know what to do next after it's initial run of episodes. Too bad it was canceled before it could really find it's groove.

I'm Mike Tee Vee, see you next time!


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