The [b}Ann Jillian show was a comedy on NBC at 8:30 on Sunday nights starring Ann Jillian. It premiered on 30 November 1989 and the final episode aired on 19 August 1990. Ann played newly widowed Ann McNeil after her husband who was a New York fire fighter had passed away. She had one daughter named Lucy McNeil played by then 14 year old Actress Lisa Rieffel. Ann and her daughter decided to move from the big city of New York to the small town of Marvel, California to try and start a new life together. Marvel is the same lazy little town she had remembered it from many years ago as Ann and her husband had spent their honeymoon there. After they settle into their new hone Ann’s 1st priority is to find a job and she begins working in a small gift shop.