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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
Jeanne Mori ...
Janice
Brian Reddy
Jonathan Selstad ...
Zachary 'Zack' Henry
Thomas Selstad ...
Zachary 'Zack' Henry
Billy Hayes ...
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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AKA: Here Comes The Son (in Australia)
11 January 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews



Well, it was nice to see a movie about a mother who couldn't cope with having her child alone, but wasn't a bad mother, and a new father who didn't get everything right straight away.

Scott Bakula was perfect in the lead role as Jake Henry, unexpectedly the father of little Zack, who does his utmost to keep his son and also helps to sort out his ex-girlfriend's problems in the process.

This movie has a great story, is not overly sentimental, is often funny and touching, and is generally an all-round good movie to watch.


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