Suddenly Susan

Suddenly Susan

1996 - 2000, Comedy
A woman reassembles her life after fleeing her wedding.

Episode Guide

  • Suddenly Susan - The Finale (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    The Finale

    Susan flees before completing her wedding ceremony but asks Oliver to live in New York with her.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Finale (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    The Finale

    A lucrative New York job offer prompts Ian to offer Susan a raise and Oliver to propose; Susan has second -- and third -- thoughts about her impending nuptials.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Reversal (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    The Reversal

    Desperate Oliver tries to win back Susan's affections before she runs off with a former English professor (David Rasche).

  • Suddenly Susan - Susan and the Professor (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Susan and the Professor

    Susan's relationship with her former English professor (David Rasche) begins to drive Oliver crazy with jealousy.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Bird in the Wall (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    The Bird in the Wall

    Susan loses her cockatoo in the wake of her break-up with Oliver; Vicki and Luis plan to embarrass Ian.

  • Suddenly Susan - Girls Night Out (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Girls Night Out

    Susan's actions are misinterpreted by three would-be suitors -- including an erotic dancer -- while she's out at a strip club.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Break Up (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    The Break Up

    Susan worries that she might be pregnant; Oliver suggests Susan and he move in together.

  • Suddenly Susan - I Love You (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    I Love You

    Susan becomes obsessed with Oliver's inability to say "I love you"; Ian's vineyard yields disappointing wine.

  • Suddenly Susan - Stock Tip (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Stock Tip

    Susan learns about a hot stock tip while eavesdropping on Ian and invests all of her savings.

  • Suddenly Susan - Dinner Party (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Dinner Party

    Susan plays matchmaker at a disastrous dinner party, where there are too many guests and too little food.

  • Suddenly Susan - Luis Gets His Groove Back (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Luis Gets His Groove Back

    Susan tries to console Luis after he breaks up with his girlfriend; Ian prompts Vicki to change her style.

  • Suddenly Susan - Susan's Ex (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Susan's Ex

    Oliver charters a private jet for a romantic getaway, unaware that the pilot is Susan's ex-boyfriend.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Birthday Party (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    The Birthday Party

    Susan wants to get out of going to a co-worker's birthday party, but finds out she is the only guest.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Gay Parade (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    The Gay Parade

    San Francisco's gay community has it in for Susan when her e-mail mocking Nate's attitude toward homosexuals is published.

  • Suddenly Susan - First Date (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    First Date

    Oliver's illness at dinner leaves Susan wondering what the real reason is behind his condition.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Wish List (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    The Wish List

    Jealous of Maddy's engagement, Susan seeks her former idol (Leif Garrett) to fulfill a childhood goal.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Cheerleaders (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    The Cheerleaders

    A feminist Susan gets caught up in the excitement when she becomes a cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers.

  • Suddenly Susan - Halloween (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:


    Susan accepts Oliver's invitation to carve pumpkins together but ends up sabotaging the date out of fear of being hurt by him.

  • Suddenly Susan - Vicki Moves In (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Vicki Moves In

    Susan looks for a tactful way to tell Vicki that she is opposed to them living in the same building.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Pushkin Letters (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    The Pushkin Letters

    Susan lies and tells Ian she speaks Russian, but her fib backfires when he asks her to translate rare Russian letters.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Billboard (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The Billboard

    Susan spies a sexy billboard of herself as "The Gate Girl"; Nate uses Susan to land an interview with Reggie Jackson.

  • Suddenly Susan - The New Gate (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The New Gate

    Susan decides to quit when she can't come to terms with her new boss or the direction the magazine is heading.

  • Suddenly Susan - A Day in the Life (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    A Day in the Life

    Susan panics when she's unable to find Todd with any of his friends; the gang reminisces about Todd.

  • Suddenly Susan - Bowled Over (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Bowled Over

    Jack challenges a rival editor to a game of bowling; Susan, Vicki and Zach go see musician Warren Zevon.

  • Suddenly Susan - The First Picture Show (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    The First Picture Show

    Susan buys one of Luis' photos despite a thinning bank account; Jack dates Todd's sister (Arabella Field).

  • Suddenly Susan - In This Corner ... Susan Keane! (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    In This Corner ... Susan Keane!

    Susan's straightforward campaign fails; Vicki attracts Hollywood Hogan's attention.

  • Suddenly Susan - In This Corner ... Susan Keane! (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    In This Corner ... Susan Keane!

    Susan is shocked by her opponent's (Hulk Hogan) style while running for a seat on the board of supervisors.

  • Suddenly Susan - Revenge of the Gophers (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Revenge of the Gophers

    Maddy's former classmate (Mindy Cohn) returns for revenge; Vicki gives Ben's clothes to Todd.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Song Remains Insane (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    The Song Remains Insane

    Todd tries to get Susan to slip his demo tape to the handsome record producer (Rick Springfield) she is dating.

  • Suddenly Susan - Ben Rubenstein Meet Joe Black (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Ben Rubenstein Meet Joe Black

    Susan must bring a grief-stricken Vicki back from Arizona after her husband has a fatal heart attack.

  • Suddenly Susan - Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut

    While attending a conference, Jack meets up with an old girlfriend (Rachel Hunter) and Susan pursues a columnist (Christopher Atkins).

  • Suddenly Susan - One Man's Intervention Is Another Man's Tupperware Party (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    One Man's Intervention Is Another Man's Tupperware Party

    Susan discovers that Maddy is an alcoholic; Todd purchases an expensive set of food storage containers.

  • Suddenly Susan - On a Clear Day You Can Hear Forever (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    On a Clear Day You Can Hear Forever

    Jack takes Susan and Nana sky diving; jealous of Maddy, Vicki and Luis hire an inept assistant (Greg Pitts).

  • Suddenly Susan - Wedding Bell Blues (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Wedding Bell Blues

    Luis informs everyone that he got married in Vegas; Todd becomes a "Big Buddy" to a 30-year-old (Stuart Pankin).

  • Suddenly Susan - Merry Ex-Mas (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Merry Ex-Mas

    Guilt-ridden Jack reveals his infidelity, turning holiday cheer to tears.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Apartment Hunt (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    The Apartment Hunt

    Susan's search for a love nest with Jack is diverted by her attraction to a handsome real estate agent.

  • Suddenly Susan - Thanksgiving Episode (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Thanksgiving Episode

    Tensions mount over Thanksgiving dinner with Jack's hostile family when he announces his plans to live with Susan.

  • Suddenly Susan - Trash Test Dummies (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Trash Test Dummies

    A romantic getaway is spoiled when Susan and Jack end up taking care of his cousin's two kids.

  • Suddenly Susan - Seems Like Old Times (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Seems Like Old Times

    The staff steps back in time when 92-year-old Lily tells the tale of her mother's romance and singing debut in 1906.

  • Suddenly Susan - War Games (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    War Games

    A tough game of charades with Vicki and Ben (Albie Selznick) lands a confused Susan and Jack in therapy.

  • Suddenly Susan - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Susan's Party (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Susan's Party

    Jack misses Susan's Halloween party and then won't explain his whereabouts to protect Maddy.

  • Suddenly Susan - Sleeping With the Enemy (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Sleeping With the Enemy

    Susan's office romance gets sticky; staff members speak at a school career-day.

  • Suddenly Susan - Don't Tell (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Don't Tell

    Susan hides her romance with Jack by telling Vicki that she's dating her dentist (Stephen Tobolowsky), who may propose to her.

  • Suddenly Susan - Feels Like the First Time (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Feels Like the First Time

    Susan and Jack avoid each other at work after their first attempts at romance fizzle; Maddy accuses Vicki of theft.

  • Suddenly Susan - Birds Do It, Bees Do It, Even Some of These Do It (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Birds Do It, Bees Do It, Even Some of These Do It

    Vicki searches for Ben on their honeymoon; an unforeseen development delays the passion between Susan and Jack.

  • Suddenly Susan - Oh, How They Danced (Season 2 Episode 26)
    Season 2 Episode 26:

    Oh, How They Danced

    Vicki's mother looks on as she walks down the aisle with her husband-to-be; things heat up between Susan and Jack.

  • Suddenly Susan - Oh, How They Danced (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    Oh, How They Danced

    Vicki's mother looks on as she walks down the aisle with her husband-to-be; things heat up between Susan and Jack.

  • Suddenly Susan - A Tale of Two Pants (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    A Tale of Two Pants

    The congressman who gave Susan an indecent view sues The Gate after reading her article about his advances.

  • Suddenly Susan - A Tale of Two Pants (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    A Tale of Two Pants

    A congressman (Christopher Rich) gives Susan (Brooke Shields) an interview and a view of something he shouldn't; Vicki makes wedding plans.

  • Suddenly Susan - 5,947 Miles (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    5,947 Miles

    Susan makes a spontaneous trip to Kentucky after her hockey-playing boyfriend (David Newsom) is sent to the minors.

  • Suddenly Susan - Pucker Up (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Pucker Up

    Susan dates a hockey player (David Newsom) and finds out how rough the sport is; Vicki yearns for her ex-boyfriend.

  • Suddenly Susan - Poetry in Notion (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Poetry in Notion

    Todd follows Susan to poetry class and discovers a knack; Luis tells Vicki about a great apartment that turns out to be haunted.

  • Suddenly Susan - Models and Strippers and Wasps, Oh My! (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Models and Strippers and Wasps, Oh My!

    A series of mishaps on Susan's 30th birthday tests her plan to positively embrace the next decade.

  • Suddenly Susan - Not in This Life (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Not in This Life

    Susan is hypnotized and explores life in the 1880s after meeting a man who believes in reincarnation.

  • Suddenly Susan - Daddy Piper (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Daddy Piper

    Susan takes charge of The Gate and conflicts with Maddy, who is already uptight about her father's visit.

  • Suddenly Susan - Ready ... Aim ... Fong! (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Ready ... Aim ... Fong!

    After a robbery, Maddy urges Susan and Vicki to buy guns for protection; Todd meets singer Shawn Colvin.

  • Suddenly Susan - Car Trouble (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Car Trouble

    Luis is denied a car rental, so Susan, Maddy and Todd write an article exposing the company's racist practices.

  • Suddenly Susan - Matchmaker, Matchmaker (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Matchmaker, Matchmaker

    Susan gets Nana a date with a well-to-do senior businessman (Tony Curtis), with unfortunate results.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Big Shalom (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Big Shalom

    Vicki's rabbi boyfriend (Albie Selznick) poses a significant question; Jack has something to do with Susan's pain.

  • Suddenly Susan - A Kiss Is Just Amiss (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    A Kiss Is Just Amiss

    Susan leaks the news of Jack and Maddy's kiss; Vicki tries to get her rabbi boyfriend to physically commit to her.

  • Suddenly Susan - Yule Never Know (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Yule Never Know

    Susan thinks about Jack while rehearsing Christmas carols; Vicki learns about Hanukkah from her boyfriend.

  • Suddenly Susan - I Didn't Write This (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    I Didn't Write This

    Nana writes a column while Susan is sick; Vicki finds a great guy (Albie Selznick) but doesn't like his work.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Old and the Beautiful (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Old and the Beautiful

    Susan makes friends with an elderly man (Tim Conway) and brings him together with his long-lost brother (Harvey Korman) and sister-in-law (Rose Marie).

  • Suddenly Susan - A Kiss Before Dying ... on Stage (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    A Kiss Before Dying ... on Stage

    Susan faces an awkward situation when a bad actor she is interested in wants an honest review.

  • Suddenly Susan - It's My Nana and I'll Cry If I Want To (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    It's My Nana and I'll Cry If I Want To

    Recently widowed Nana's friendship with Vicki makes Susan envious; Todd's parents announce they are expecting a baby.

  • Suddenly Susan - It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Maddy World (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Maddy World

    Susan struggles to overcome Maddy's antagonism; Vicki, Todd and Luis make an effort to live without "Seinfeld."

  • Suddenly Susan - Susan's Minor Complication (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Susan's Minor Complication

    Susan receives a rare and valuable book from an admirer (Ross Malinger) of her column, but she decides to check on him before arranging a meeting.

  • Suddenly Susan - Next Stop, Heaven (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Next Stop, Heaven

    Nana and Susan's mother are at odds over plans for her grandfather's funeral, leaving Susan in the middle.

  • Suddenly Susan - Truth and Consequences (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Truth and Consequences

    Susan's lunch with Jack's wife, Margo, results in trouble when a remark Susan makes gets used against Jack.

  • Suddenly Susan - Past Tense (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Past Tense

    Intent on showing up high-school rival Maddy Piper, Susan aims to demonstrate her sharp reporting skills.

  • Suddenly Susan - I Love You, I Think (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    I Love You, I Think

    As Susan prepares to depart for Italy with Cooper (Brian McNamara), Jack speeds to the airport to intercept her.

  • Suddenly Susan - I'll See That and Raise You Susan (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    I'll See That and Raise You Susan

    Jack plays cards with wealthy friends (Brian McNamara, Donald Trump, Mr. T and John McEnroe), risking his shares in the magazine as the stakes get higher.

  • Suddenly Susan - Family Affairs (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Family Affairs

    Planning a party for her parents, Susan gets the shocking news that they have been dating other people.

  • Suddenly Susan - A Boy Like That (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    A Boy Like That

    After finding out her former fiance (Anthony Starke) is to be wed, Susan has a recurring dream she can't shake.

  • Suddenly Susan - Where the Wild Things Aren't (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Where the Wild Things Aren't

    Jack's impromptu weekend retreat for the staff leaves everyone clamoring to go home; Susan and Jack connect.

  • Suddenly Susan - With Friends Like These (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    With Friends Like These

    Susan finds out what it takes to be a mentor for her newly single friend (Lori Loughlin).

  • Suddenly Susan - Love and Divorce American Style (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Love and Divorce American Style

    Susan reconsiders living with Adam after bumping into his ex-wife; Jack returns with a new girlfriend.

  • Suddenly Susan - Love and Divorce American Style (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Love and Divorce American Style

    Susan's relationship with Adam (Brett Cullen) goes smoothly while Jack's marriage disintegrates.

  • Suddenly Susan - Love and Divorce American Style (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Love and Divorce American Style

    Susan is very attracted to a new man (Brett Cullen) until she discovers he has two children.

  • Suddenly Susan - What a Card (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    What a Card

    Susan realizes too late that the sympathy card she sent to Jack's grandmother has a subliminal message.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Ways & Means (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Ways & Means

    Vicki's painful breakup prompts Susan to help her write an article, which lands the pair on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show.".

  • Suddenly Susan - The Me Nobody Nose (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Me Nobody Nose

    Luis prepares for his citizenship test with the aid of former presidential candidate Bob Dole.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Walk Out (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Walk Out

    Susan tries to negotiate a compromise after Jack announces pay cuts will replace the usual holiday bonuses.

  • Suddenly Susan - Was It Something I Said? (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Was It Something I Said?

    Jack utters a strange remark when Susan takes him to her apartment to sober up after a charity event.

  • Suddenly Susan - Cold Turkey (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Cold Turkey

    Things go from bad to worse when Susan decides to prepare a Thanksgiving dinner for the magazine staff.

  • Suddenly Susan - Beauty and the Beastie Boy (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Beauty and the Beastie Boy

    Susan tries to change her image for a singer (Simon Templeman) in a rock band.

  • Suddenly Susan - Golden Girl Friday (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Golden Girl Friday

    Susan convinces Jack to hire a recently widowed woman (Betty White) as a secretary, who sues the magazine after she is fired.

  • Suddenly Susan - Lie! Lie! My Darling (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Lie! Lie! My Darling

    When Susan follows her co-workers' advice and lies to her folks to avoid having dinner with them, trouble ensues.

  • Suddenly Susan - Hoop Dreams (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Hoop Dreams

    Susan surprises everyone with her talent when she takes to the court with Vicki's basketball team.

  • Suddenly Susan - Suddenly Susan Unplugged (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Suddenly Susan Unplugged

    When Susan's ex-fiance turns off the utilities in her apartment, she vents her frustrations in her column.

  • Suddenly Susan - The Best Laid Plans (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Best Laid Plans

    When her co-workers realize one of Susan's basic needs is not being met, Vicki helps her search for a man.

  • Suddenly Susan - Dr. No (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Dr. No

    Teaching Susan to be more assertive becomes a personal challenge for the self-help guru (Michael Jeter) she is assigned to write about.

  • Suddenly Susan - First Episode (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    First Episode

    A woman reassembles her life after leaving her groom at the altar.