Lush Life (TV series)

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Lush Life
Created by Yvette Lee Bowser
Lori Petty
Karyn Parsons
Starring Karyn Parsons
Lori Petty
Michael Ealy
John Ortiz
Fab Filippo
Concetta Tomei
Sullivan Walker
Khalil Kain
Derek Chen
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7 (3 unaired)
Executive producer(s) Yvette Lee Bowser
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) SisterLee Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Original network Fox
Original release September 9 (1996-09-09) – September 30, 1996 (1996-09-30)

Lush Life is an American sitcom that aired in September 1996 on Fox. The series stars Karyn Parsons and Lori Petty as roommates who shared a studio apartment for financial reasons.


Petty stars as Georgette "George" Sanders, a bohemian artist who was wild and uninhibited. Parsons played Margot Hines, a snooty, airheaded wanna-be businesswoman. The two would get into conflicts generally surrounding one of their crazy schemes. In one aired episode, George fakes her own death to draw attention and higher prices to her paintings.[1] In another, Margot convinces some of George's gay male friends to pose as her boyfriend and frighten off a violent ex.[2]


The series aired in September 1996 on Fox. The ratings of the first episode were low, and it was canceled immediately after four episodes. Three other episodes were produced, but were never aired. It was the first new series of 1996 to be canceled.



Episode # Episode title Original airdate
1-1 "The Lush Beginning" September 9, 1996
1-2 "The Dead Lush Artist" September 16, 1996
1-3 "The First Lush Date" September 23, 1996
1-4 "The Lush Ex-Posures" September 30, 1996
1-5 "The Lush Waitress" Never aired
1-6 "The Lush Hex" Never aired
1-7 "Not So Lush Rock Star" Never aired


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