Lush Life (TV series)

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Lush Life
Created byYvette Lee Bowser
Lori Petty
Karyn Parsons
StarringKaryn Parsons
Lori Petty
Michael Ealy
John Ortiz
Fab Filippo
Concetta Tomei
Sullivan Walker
Khalil Kain
Derek Chen
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes7 (3 unaired)
Executive producer(s)Yvette Lee Bowser
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)SisterLee Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Original networkFox
Original releaseSeptember 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.



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"The Lush Beginning"Ellen GittelsohnYvette Lee Bowser, Lori Petty & Karyn ParsonsSeptember 9, 1996 (1996-09-09)
2"The Dead Lush Artist"Ellen GittelsohnLyn Greene & Richard LevineSeptember 16, 1996 (1996-09-16)
3"The First Lush Date"Ellen GittelsohnMatt EmberSeptember 23, 1996 (1996-09-23)
4"The Lush Ex-Posures"Ellen GittelsohnEunetta T. BooneSeptember 30, 1996 (1996-09-30)
5"The Lush Waitress"TBATBAUNAIRED
7"Not So Lush Rock Star"TBATBAUNAIRED


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