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The Bachelor's Baby (1996)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  29 September 1996 (USA)
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Jake Henry, freewheeling product reviewer, is surprised one night when Jamie appears on his doorstep with a baby she claims is Jake's. When Jamie can't care for Zack, Jake volunteers for ... See full summary »

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Jake Henry
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Jaimie Fletcher
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Monte Craig
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Grace Jefferson
Pamela Brull
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Judge Linda Farmer
Brian Smiar
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Dr. Green
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Brian Reddy
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Thomas Selstad ...
Zachary 'Zack' Henry
Billy Hayes ...
Mr. O'Brien
Barry Neikrug ...
Mr. Schwartz
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Jake Henry, freewheeling product reviewer, is surprised one night when Jamie appears on his doorstep with a baby she claims is Jake's. When Jamie can't care for Zack, Jake volunteers for daddy duty, despite his ignorance of childrearing and the hostility of Zack's social worker. Jake rapidly discovers that his entire life revolves around his newfound son...and that he likes it. But when Jamie wants Zack back, will Jake be able to give him up? Written by Kathy Li

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Dokimasia storgis  »

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new dad has the same problems as moms
30 October 2000 | by (west bloomfield, michigan) – See all my reviews

It was nice to see a movie where the shoe is on the other foot. Single daddy has to cope w/ newborn, job, and a social life (??) all at the same time. Dan Luria fills in has the mother-of-the-new-mom role, dispensing advice and lending a hand.

Scott Bakula does nicely in this pastiche role. He even gets to make a comment on society - "its nice to know that when women run this world, it will still suck".

For a TV movie, its a nice touch


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