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The 5 Mrs. Buchanans is a U.S. television situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 24, 1994 to March 25, 1995. Set in the fictional town of Mercy, Indiana, the show centers on the small-town misadventures of four disparate women with one thing in common: their loathing for their monster of a mother-in-law.

  1. Marc Cherry


Series Cast

  1. Charlotte Ross

    Charlotte Ross

    Bree Buchanan

    18 Episodes

  2. Judith Ivey

    Judith Ivey

    Alexandria 'Alex' Buchanan

    18 Episodes

  3. Eileen Heckart

    Eileen Heckart

    Mother Emma Buchanan

    18 Episodes

  4. Harriet Sansom Harris

    Harriet Sansom Harris

    Vivian Buchanan

    18 Episodes

  5. Beth Broderick

    Beth Broderick

    Delilah Buchanan

    18 Episodes

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The 5 Mrs. Buchanans

Season 1

1994 | 18 Episodes

Season 1 of The 5 Mrs. Buchanans premiered on September 24, 1994.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m



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