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The Goodbye Girl (2004)





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The TNT cable network aired this made-for-TV version of Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl in January 2004. Jeff Daniels stars as Elliot Garfield, an actor who subleases an apartment in New York City. Unfortunately, the apartment is already occupied by dancer Paula McFadden (Patricia Heaton) and her daughter, Lucy (Hallie Kate Eisenberg). Apparently, Paula's boyfriend decided to secretly sublease his part of the apartment before he left her. Paula and Elliot agree to share the apartment, even though they get on each other's nerves. While she desperately searches for a job and he struggles through a difficult production of +Richard III, they end up falling in love. Eventually their love is tested when Elliot gets a job offer in Seattle. Contemporary pop artists Hootie & the Blowfish contribute to the soundtrack.

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Jeff Daniels
as Elliot Garfield
Patricia Heaton
as Paula McFadden
Hallie Kate Eisenberg
as Lucy McFadden
Lynda Boyd
as Donna Douglas
Alan Cumming
as Mark Bodine
Richard Benjamin
as Oliver Frey
Sharon Wilkins
as Mrs. Crosby
Zak Santiago
as Dance Class Instructor
Woody Jeffreys
as Ronnie's Assistant
Panos Grames
as Pianist
Jessica Van Der Veen
as Stage Manager
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Nothing different of the original The Goodbye Girl.

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