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Girlfriends

Genres: Comedy
Broadcast on: SABC1, M-Net Series, Vuzu, Sony Channel, Top One, 1Magic

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Seasons

Season 5

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
UPN 20 Sep 2004 23 May 2005 Mondays, 21h00 - 21h30 22
SABC1 27 Apr 2005 21 Sep 2005 Wednesdays, 20h30 - 21h00 22
M-Net Series 19 May 2007 28 Jul 2007 Saturdays, 23h00 - 00h00 22
Top One 06 Oct 2011 01 Mar 2012 Thursdays, 18h30 - 19h00 22
1Magic 27 May 2020 11 Jun 2020 Weekdays, 17h00 (double bill) 22


Season 5

Girlfriends is an American television sitcom created by Mara Brock Akil and produced by Kelsey Grammer which centres around the lives of four African-American women living in Los Angeles, California, which takes a sometimes serious but mostly hilarious look at the lives of these four women as they tackle socially relevant issues common to today's society.

Meet Joan Clayton, the "mother hen" of the girlfriends: she's a successful attorney working for a prestigious law firm, very attractive and intelligent and she often puts the needs of her friends above her own.

Then there's Toni Childs, a childhood friend of Joan - she's a vain, self-obsessed money-hungry woman working as a successful realtor and she's generally the spoilt one of the four.

She later marries a white Jewish plastic surgeon but the marriage barely lasts a year.

Next is Maya Wilkes - she's Joan's very sassy assistant at the law firm and she's married to her childhood sweetheart, Darnell.

Lastly there's Lynn Searcy, a roommate of Joan and Toni at UCLA, and she's the genuinely nice one of the four. Born to multi-racial parents, she was adopted by a white family and only embraced her black background when she met Joan and Toni.

The girlfriends have an extra friend in William Dent, a senior partner at the law firm where Joan works. He's one of Joan's best male friends and becomes the "listening ear" when the girls need to lash out at the latest drama in their lives.

Girlfriends takes a sometimes serious but mostly hilarious look at the lives of these four women as they tackle socially relevant issues common to today's society.


Season 5 Cast

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Joan Clayton

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Maya Wilkes

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Lynn Searcy

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Toni Childs

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William Jerome Dent

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Darnell Wilkes

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Monica

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Jabari Wilkes

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Peaches

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Veretta Childs

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Dr. Todd Garrett

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Herself

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Brock Harris

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Clark

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Kara

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Kenneth Miles

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Annette Miles

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Anya

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Avery

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Cab Driver

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Clem Valesco

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Dr. Couch

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Dr. Norayan

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Guest Star

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Matthew Miles

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Moviegoer

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Nurse Helen

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Paul

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Trent

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Trina

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Waitress

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Shandara Durrani


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