This one-hour serial drama from Aaron Spelling follows the lives of young professionals who have it all, but haven't paid for it yet, on the southern California fast track to fame, fortune,...
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This one-hour serial drama from Aaron Spelling follows the lives of young professionals who have it all, but haven't paid for it yet, on the southern California fast track to fame, fortune, scandal, and ruin. The cast of characters includes Joanna (Michelle Stafford) and Nicholas Hadley (Jarrod Emick), a young married couple who left their native Midwest for the Pacific Coast where Nicholas has landed a job as an architect; Joanna's troubled teenage sister Rachel Whittaker (Natalia Cigliuti); Rachel's friends Ashley MacInally (Jennifer Banko) and Michael Kerris (J. Trevor Edmond), who excel in sneakiness; Robert (Greg Evigan) and Kate Russo (Finola Hughes), whose sterling life is beginning to tarnish; Jessica Mitchell (Jocelyn Seagrave), a rising professional whose choice of men leads to trouble; Matt Dunning (Lucky Vanous), a construction businessman with a dark side; Laura Sinclair (Kimberley Davies), a real estate agent who does whatever it takes to close a deal; Cory Robbins (...Written by
Interesting Drama... Too bad it didn't last too long.
This wasn't the greatest show on television or was nowhere close to it, but "Pacific Palisades" will always hold a special place in my heart. It came out around the time FOX's other landmark dramas "Melrose Place" and "90210" were beginning to lose their steam. So it seemed PP would be the perfect addition to the lineup, well it unfortunately failed, and even Joan Collins couldn't save it. The show had many twists and turns through the course of the dozen or so episodes which aired. Luckily the series managed to wrap up all it's loose ends in the last episode, so it wouldn't leave viewers wondering what ever happened.... oh well, it failed... and it's long gone... but it made out as a great summer series.
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