Jack owns a magazine and is the former brother-in-law of Susan. After she runs out on her fiancé on their wedding day, Jack agrees to take her back at the magazine.
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Series cast summary:
 Susan Keane (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
 Luis Rivera (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
 Vicki Groener (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
 Helen 'Nana' Keane / ... (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
 Jack Richmond (71 episodes, 1996-1999)
 Todd Stities (71 episodes, 1996-1999)
 Maddy Piper (48 episodes, 1997-1999)


Jack owns a magazine and is the former brother-in-law of Susan. After she runs out on her fiancé on their wedding day, Jack agrees to take her back at the magazine. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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After checking in at the Oasis Motel in Las Vegas, David Strickland consumed several bottles of beer. He hanged himself with a bed sheet over the ceiling beam and died during the morning hours of March 22, 1999. After much discussion, the writers of "Suddenly Susan" decided to deal with Strickland's death directly. In the show's third season finale, Todd did not show up to work one day. When Susan called regarding tickets to a show, his pager vibrated on his desk. Susan spent the day searching for Todd, learning for the first time about a number of good deeds he did throughout his life. The episode ends when the police visited Susan and her Office staff, as she was asking if they know where Todd was. The details of Todd's fate were left ambiguous. The episode was interspersed with out-of-character interviews of Shields and the supporting cast. See more »


Hollywood Hogan: You know it's people like you that sit around whining about what's wrong with the world that annoy me. Well, I don't whine sister, I kick ass, so what do you think about that?
Susan: I'll tell you what I think about that, I'm gonna bury you.
Hollywood Hogan: What does that mean?
Susan: It means that I'm gonna run against you as supervisor and I'm gonna kick your ass!
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Suddenly Snoozin'
6 December 2002 | by (Latham) – See all my reviews

Hastily pasted together sitcom, and a rather dull one at that. Brooke Sheilds is a charming girl, but not really a comedienne. Kathy Griffin is funny, but the rest of the cast, including the late David Strickland, didn't get much to do. In fact, when Andrea Bendenwald joined the cast, I literally kept forgetting who she was each week. Not offensively bad, just bland. I stopped watching when Judd Nelson left-I just couldn't bear to see a comic giant like Eric Idle act down to the level of the writing. One bright spot: The Shawn Colvin song,"Nothin' On Me", heard to better advantage on her cd "A Few Small Repairs".

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