Rude Awakening (1998–2001)

TV Series   |  TV-MA   |    |  Comedy

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Billie Frank, an out of work alcoholic actress, used to be somewhat of a star in her day, but now she's all washed up. With the help of her mother, Trudy, Billie tries to pick up the pieces... See full summary »



  • Sherilyn Fenn and Tim Curry in Rude Awakening (1998)
  • Rain Pryor in Rude Awakening (1998)
  • Sherilyn Fenn and Mario Van Peebles in Rude Awakening (1998)
  • Sherilyn Fenn and Beverly D'Angelo in Rude Awakening (1998)
  • Sherilyn Fenn and Beverly D'Angelo in Rude Awakening (1998)
  • Sherilyn Fenn and Marianne Muellerleile in Rude Awakening (1998)

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2 December 2001 | BrokenQuill
Fenn shines!
Rude Awakening is the best program on Showtime. Unfortunately, the powers that be didn't realize that and canceled the show after last season. Still, it's a witty, honest and not-watered down look at life. Sherilyn Fenn is not only stunningly gorgeous, but she also carries the show and her role with star quality.

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