Hope and Gloria

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Hope and Gloria
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Genre Sitcom
Created by Cheri Steinkellner
Bill Steinkellner
Starring Cynthia Stevenson
Jessica Lundy
Robert Garrova
Alan Thicke
Opening theme "Thank God for a Friend Like You" performed by Wild Orchid
Composer(s) Craig Safan
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 35
Production
Executive producer(s) Jeanette Collins
Mimi Friedman
Bill Steinkellner
Cherie Steinkellner
Producer(s) Stephen C. Grossman
J. J. Paulsen
Location(s) Pittsburgh and Los Angeles
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Steinkellner Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Release
Original network NBC
Audio format Stereo
Original release March 9, 1995 – June 22, 1996

Hope and Gloria is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from March 9, 1995, through June 22, 1996. The show was canceled after 35 episodes. It starred Cynthia Stevenson as Hope, a high-strung television producer, and Jessica Lundy as Gloria, a tough-talking beautician, who become neighbors in an apartment complex in downtown Pittsburgh. The program also starred Alan Thicke as a local TV personality and featured Enrico Colantoni in one of his first regular roles on television.

The series was broadcast in Britain on ITV during the 1996 summer holiday, going out Monday to Friday for seven weeks.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1995)[edit]

Episode # Episode title Original airdate Plot
1-1 "Are We Having Fun Yet?" March 9, 1995
1-2 "No Degrees of Separation" March 16, 1995
1-3 "Salon, It's Been Good to Know You" March 23, 1995
1-4 "A Fine ROM-ance" March 30, 1995
1-5 "Falling in Bed Again" April 6, 1995
1-6 "I Never Sang for My Father" April 13, 1995
1-7 "My Mamma Done Told Me" April 20, 1995
1-8 "Who's Poppa?" April 20, 1995
1-9 "Love with an Improper Stranger" April 27, 1995
1-10 "The Face with Two Men" May 4, 1995
1-11 "Sisyphus, Prometheus and Me" May 11, 1995
1-12 "Don't Take Any Wooden Elephants" August 10, 1995
1-13 "A Midsummers Night's Trim" September 7, 1995

Season 2 (1995-1996)[edit]

Episode # Episode title Original airdate Plot
2-14 "An Embarrassment of Teapots" September 24, 1995
2-15 "Dumb & Smarter" October 1, 1995
2-16 "A Star is Reborn" October 8, 1995
2-17 "Love in the Afternoon" October 29, 1995
2-18 ""
2-19 ""
2-20 ""
2-21 ""
2-22 ""
2-23 ""
2-24 ""
2-25 ""
2-26 ""

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