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Bare Essence (NBC 1983, Genie Francis, Jennifer O’Neill)



Bare Esssence

Drama series Bare Essence detailed shenanigans in the perfume industry especially Tyger Hayes who intended to rise to the top of the business after her husbands death, despite opposition from her father-in-law Hadden. Hayes later came up with a perfume called LaFemme.

Based on the 1982 movie of the same name (which starred Linda Evans and Bruce Boxleitner)

Genie Francis as Patricia ‘Tyger’ Hayes
Jennifer O’Neill as Lady Bobbi Rowan
Ian McShane as Niko Theophilus
Jessica Walter as Ava Marshall
Michael Woods as Sean Benedict
Jaime Lyn Bauer as Barbara Fisher
Laura Bruneau as Cathy
John Dehner as Hadden Marshall
Jonathan Frakes as Marcus Marshall
Susan French as Margaret Marshall
Wendy Fulton as Muffin Marshall
Richard Backus as Alan
Ted Le Plat as Robert Spencer
Michael Nader as Alexi Theophilus
Morgan Stevens as Larry De Vito
Penny Fuller as Laura Parker

production details
Country: USA
Network and Production Companies: NBC – Paramount
Duration: 11×50 minute episodes
Aired From: 15 February – 29 April 1983 / Tuesdays 9.00pm then Friday 10.00pm