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  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 1, 2000
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 4
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  • Starring: Danielle Harris, Paul Sorvino, Debi Mazar
  • Summary: That's Life is the story of the adventures of Lydia DeLucca, a 32 year old woman from a close Italian-American family in New Jersey, who decides to start her life over by breaking her lengthy engagement and pursuing the college degree of her dreams.
  • Genre(s): Comedy
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 19
  2. Negative: 1 out of 19
  1. Reviewed by: Scott D. Pierce
    Jun 14, 2013
    100
    You may not find a better executed show on television this fall. [29 Sept 2000, p.C07]
  2. One of the best-written and well-acted pilots of the fall, this spunky dramedy is full of small surprises. [29 Sept 2000, p.T034]
  3. Reviewed by: Joanne Ostrow
    Jun 13, 2013
    80
    Heather Paige Kent is endearing as Lydia DeLucca, a 32-year-old Italian Catholic from New Jersey, who breaks off her engagement to pursue her dream of going to college. [5 Oct 2000, p.E-03]
  4. Reviewed by: Matthew Gilbert
    Jun 14, 2013
    70
    A promising newcomer that recalls the ethnic comedy and spirit of the movie "Moonstruck." [29 Sept 2000]
  5. Reviewed by: Robert Bianco
    Jun 14, 2013
    63
    She's a likable character in a potentially likable show, but that show needs to take a giant step back from the New Jersey Italian-American cliches that overwhelm the pilot. [29 Sept 2000, p.12E]
  6. Reviewed by: David Zurawik
    Jun 14, 2013
    60
    That's Life has a good message and great cast. But if it wants to last, it's going to have to lose the professor, settle on a single voice, and do it fast. [30 Sept 2000, p.1E]
  7. Reviewed by: Adam Buckman
    Jun 14, 2013
    0
    About as charming as a headache and just as dull. [29 Sept 2000, p.113]

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