Happily Divorced

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  • TV-PG
  • 2011
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.8  (3,206)

Happily Divorced was a sitcom that aired on TV Land from 2011 to 2013. The show starred Fran Drescher, who was also the co-creator and executive producer of the series. Other notable cast members included Rita Moreno, Joan Collins, Valente Rodriguez, and John Michael Higgins.

The show followed the life of Fran Lovett (played by Fran Drescher), a Los Angeles-based florist who is unexpectedly thrown into a new life after her husband of 18 years, Peter Lovett (played by John Michael Higgins), comes out as gay. Despite their separation, Fran and Peter continue to share their house and work together in their florist shop. The show explored the dynamics of their unconventional relationship as they navigate their new lives as divorced, but still very much involved, partners.

Fran had to learn how to move on from her failed marriage and start dating again, while still managing to maintain an amicable relationship with Peter. Meanwhile, Peter struggled with his newfound freedom as a gay man and the challenges that came with it. Throughout the series, the pair go on dates, flirt with other people, and occasionally blur the boundaries of their post-divorce arrangement, leading to hilarious mishaps and misadventures.

The show also featured Rita Moreno as Fran's mother, Dori, a woman who is constantly meddling in her daughter's affairs and offering her unsolicited advice on how to find a new partner. Joan Collins, best known for her role as Alexis Carrington on the 1980s primetime soap opera Dynasty, also made an appearance as Peter's mother, who was initially disapproving of her son's sexuality but eventually came around to accept and support him.

Valente Rodriguez played Cesar, Fran and Peter's friend and co-worker at their florist shop. He was often the voice of reason and the one who helped keep the peace between Fran and Peter when their relationship became strained. His character was also portrayed as a stereotypical Mexican-American who often speaks Spanglish and makes jokes about his heritage.

Happily Divorced was a lighthearted comedy that tackled the serious subject of divorce and the challenges that come with it in a humorous and relatable way. Fran Drescher's signature voice and impeccable comedic timing made the show a joy to watch, and the talented supporting cast brought their own unique personalities to the mix.

The show was praised for its realistic portrayal of a divorcing couple who still care for each other and need to work together to move forward. The chemistry between Fran and Peter felt genuine and their interactions were both heartwarming and hilarious. The show also tackled issues such as coming out later in life and the difficulty of finding love again after a long-term marriage.

Unfortunately, the show was canceled after only two seasons, leaving fans disappointed and wanting more. However, the legacy of Happily Divorced lives on, as it is still remembered as a groundbreaking comedy that tackled important issues while making audiences laugh.

Happily Divorced is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (34 episodes). The series first aired on June 15, 2011.

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For Better Or For Worse
24. For Better Or For Worse
February 13, 2013
In the second season finale, Fran goes to London and is in for a big surprise.
Sleeping With The Enemy
23. Sleeping With The Enemy
February 6, 2013
Fran saves her neighbor's life and thinks the debt between them may finally be settled.
Happily Divorced With Children
22. Happily Divorced With Children
January 30, 2013
Fran thinks watching Cesar's son and Neil's daughter will be a cake walk. But when the two teens start acting out, Fran doubts her skills as a nanny.
I Object
21. I Object
January 23, 2013
Since she objected at Fran's first wedding, things have been tense between Fran and Peter's sister, Peggy. So when Peggy makes a surprise visit and gets too involved in planning Fran's second wedding, the lace gloves come off.
Peter's Boyfriend
20. Peter's Boyfriend
January 16, 2013
Fran finally meets Peter's boyfriend. Peter has avoided their introduction because he didn't want Fran to judge him.
The Biggest Chill
19. The Biggest Chill
January 9, 2013
Judi's college boyfriend arrives suddenly and asks for another chance at their relationship, and Fran is all for it, until he doesn't show up for a date.
Love Thy Neighbor
18. Love Thy Neighbor
January 2, 2013
With Elliot away and a rowdy new neighbor partying next door, Fran becomes more and more frustrated with life. But when the neighbor shows up with some surprising news about her flower shop, Fran starts to see the silver lining.
Follow the Leader
17. Follow the Leader
December 26, 2012
Fran's romantic advice for a childhood friend who is also engaged, leads to unexpected places.
A Star Is Reborn
16. A Star Is Reborn
December 19, 2012
Fran finds there's no business like show business when she fills in for Peter as Joan Collins' assistant. But things take an unexpected twist when she gets both Joan and Peter fired before the director yells "Action!"
The Back-Up Fran
15. The Back-Up Fran
December 12, 2012
Fran is concerned about Peter's well-being when she moves out, but it appears his life won't change all that much - especially after she meets his new roommate.
Meet the Parents
14. Meet the Parents
December 5, 2012
When Elliot's parents come to town, Fran does her best to impress them by throwing a small dinner party. But partway through the evening, Elliot's mother's ring goes missing and all signs point to a surprising culprit: Fran!
Two Guys A Girl and A Pizza Place, II
13. Two Guys A Girl and A Pizza Place, II
November 28, 2012
Fran struggles to choose between Elliot and Frankie, but her ultimate choice is questioned by Peter's new boss, who hired him as her personal assistant after they got into a car accident.
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
12. Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
June 6, 2012
Fran becomes infatuated with a New Yorker who's opening a pizza place in Los Angeles, but things get shaken up when Elliot reappears, claiming he's conquered his fear of commitment.
Cesar's Wife
11. Cesar's Wife
May 30, 2012
Against Peter's warnings, Fran interferes with Cesar's life when she discovers he's having marital problems.
Fran-alayze This
10. Fran-alayze This
May 16, 2012
Peter sets Fran up on a date with a doctor. When the date ends badly, she goes back to Elliot. When Fran joins Elliot for therapy on his commitment issues, she finds that she's the one to have the breakthrough.
Mother's Day
9. Mother's Day
May 9, 2012
Fran totally forgets to make reservations for Mother's Day brunch and has to make it up to her mom. She learns that her mother has a different taste for fun.
Time in a Bottle
8. Time in a Bottle
May 2, 2012
After reminding everyone why Peter decided to come out two years ago after being married to her for 18 years, Fran realizes she should have buried it with her past.
Adventure Man
7. Adventure Man
April 25, 2012
Peter and Fran's family are skeptical of her current love interest- a true outdoorsman. But a weekend camping trip should prove whether he's Mr. Right-or Mr. Wrong.
Newman vs. Newman
6. Newman vs. Newman
April 18, 2012
After a big blowout with her husband, Dori moves into Fran and Peter's house. With Glen and Dori unwilling to resolve their fight, Fran steps in to get her parents back together.
Swimmers and Losers
5. Swimmers and Losers
April 11, 2012
After facing the reality that she won't have children, Fran learns that Peter intends to donate his sperm to an old friend who wants children.
The Burial Plotz
4. The Burial Plotz
March 28, 2012
When the roof at Frantastic Flowers starts to leak, Fran decides to hawk Peter's spot in the family burial plot to pay for it.
Daddy's Girl
3. Daddy's Girl
March 21, 2012
Fran becomes concerned when her father mistakes a dying phone battery for a cricket and when he decides to buy a motorcycle.
Peter Comes Out Again
2. Peter Comes Out Again
March 14, 2012
Surprised to discover that Peter's family is unaware that he's gay, Fran encourages him to come out again during a visit from his brother, who quickly seizes an opportunity when he realizes that Fran is single.
The Reunion
1. The Reunion
March 7, 2012
Fran wants to avoid her old nemesis at her college reunion, until she runs into Elliot and he agrees to be her faux fiance for the night. But are there romantic feelings really between them?
Where to Watch Happily Divorced
Happily Divorced is available for streaming on the TV Land website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Happily Divorced on demand at Apple TV Channels, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    June 15, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (3,206)