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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 Susan Keane (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Luis Rivera (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Vicki Groener (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Helen 'Nana' Keane / ... (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Jack Richmond (71 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Todd Stities (71 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Maddy Piper (48 episodes, 1997-1999)
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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 »

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Zack Hayward: God, that moon is huge.
Susan: You can see the moon through the fog?
Zack Hayward: No, I'm talking about the guy flashing me from across the street.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Josh Brolin/Adele (2008) See more »

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not very funny but really lovable
8 August 2003 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

After watching reruns of Suddenly Susan over the last couple of months I got strangely addicted to it. I find myself really looking forward to the "new" old episodes every day. I don't usually fall for American sitcoms, I prefer British sense of humour, but I really got to like this show. I love the characters (especially those in the first three seasons), and unlike some other viewers who have commented on it, I think there is real chemistry between Susan and Jack. I also think that Luis is an excellent character.


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