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Release Date:
3 January 1994 (USA) See more »
Revolves around John Bowman juggling his home life and the lock company where he serves as a middle manager.
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 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 9)
John Caponera ... John Bowman (13 episodes, 1994)

Eve Gordon ... Maureen Bowman (13 episodes, 1994)

Drew Carey ... Drew Clark (13 episodes, 1994)
Jake Patellis ... Paul Bowman (13 episodes, 1994)

Shay Astar ... Melissa Bowman (13 episodes, 1994)

Justin Berfield ... Bob Bowman (13 episodes, 1994)
Monty Hoffman ... Tommy Bartlett (13 episodes, 1994)

Series Directed by
Gerry Cohen (12 episodes, 1994)
Series Writing credits
Jeff Martin (13 episodes, 1994)
Suzanne Martin (3 episodes, 1994)
Kevin Curran (2 episodes, 1994)
Mark Driscoll (2 episodes, 1994)
David Silverman (2 episodes, 1994)
Stephen Sustarsic (2 episodes, 1994)

Series Produced by
Richard Baker .... co-producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Warren Bell .... supervising producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Wendy Braff .... co-producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Kevin Curran .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Jeff Martin .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Rick Messina .... co-producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Jimmy Miller .... co-producer (13 episodes, 1994)
David Silverman .... producer (13 episodes, 1994)
George Sunga .... producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Stephen Sustarsic .... producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Cheri Tanimura .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1994)
Series Original Music by
Jonathan Wolff (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Brian Chavanne (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Robert A. Bowen .... technical director (13 episodes, 1994)
Margien Burns .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 1994)
Janet Viscome .... key office production assistant (13 episodes, 1994)

Wanda Armstrong .... script coordinator (unknown episodes)
Steve Burgess .... associate director (unknown episodes)
Chris LaBarbera .... first stage manager (unknown episodes)
Tim Tortora .... accountant (unknown episodes)

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30 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Don't forget to Clark the door!, 2 November 2001
Author: staircar

The summer of '94 saw three replacement shows - "The Boys," "The Building," and "The Good Life" - that beat the hell out of the majority of network sanctioned tripe. Of the three, "The Good Life was easily the best. When Drew Carey hit it big, I hoped it might spark some interest in this forgotten gem, like say a run on a certain cable comedy channel. Alas, "The Good Life" remains buried in the annals of TV history, with only Drew's show and Shay Astar's role on "3rd Rock" as pale reminders of what once was. I fondly recall the episode in which those two discovered a mutual love of the Grateful Dead. Drew's tie-dye was a sight to behold. And "Don't forget to Clark the door!" - that should have gone down as one of TV history's classic lines.

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