She was able to parlay this dramatic change into a role on the TV sitcom It's Like, You Know..., where she poked fun at herself and the fact that she looked so different from the earlier film characters she'd portrayed.
I was watching a rerun of the sitcom TV series Frasier.
She quickly landed a role on the hit sitcom Home Improvement.
After a few short-lived television shows in the 1980s and 1990s, DeGeneres starred in her own sitcom, Ellen, portraying a single woman in Los Angeles, California who runs a bookstore.
The emotional wrongful death case of actor John Ritter, most well known for his role as Jack Tripper on the sitcom Three's Company, came to an end today with the jury clearing the doctors of any wrong doing.