This show is a spin-off of "Who's the Boss?" Charlie Briscoe is a friend of Samantha Micelli's, who needs a new home. Trish Carlin is a friend of Angela's who runs a modeling agency for ... See full summary »
A creative executive, Gwen, and her long-time assistant, Terry are fired from their jobs. After 3 months, Gwen shows up at Terry's door, broke. Gwen cajoles Terry into going into business with her as equals, which proves difficult after their previous business relationship. Gwen also moves in with Terry and her brother, Danny. Gwen also has to fight off the advances of Danny's boss, Guy, who owns the bar below where the trio live. Written by
"Fired Up" started off slow but like many tv shows, it got better as it went along. There were some wildly funny parodies of other shows (such as "Mission Impossible"), some hilarious send-ups of movie cliches (the "High Noon" moments in the ep entitled "Mr. New York") and a lot of funny, original notions. The series deserved better than got. The acting was excellent. Special kudos, big-time, to Leah Remini as the ultra-competent secretary, and Jonathan Banks as the mysterious bartender Guy Mann. Not to mention some outlandish guest-stars like John De Lancie. I wish the series had lasted longer.
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