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Just Shoot Me! (1997–2003)

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Hot-tempered journalist Maya Gallo got herself fired from yet another job when she made an anchorwoman cry on the air with some gag copy on the teleprompter. Unable to find a job anywhere ... See full summary »


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Series cast summary:
 Maya Gallo (149 episodes, 1997-2003)
 Jack Gallo (149 episodes, 1997-2003)
 Nina Van Horn (149 episodes, 1997-2003)
 Elliot DiMauro (149 episodes, 1997-2003)
 Dennis Finch (149 episodes, 1997-2003)


Hot-tempered journalist Maya Gallo got herself fired from yet another job when she made an anchorwoman cry on the air with some gag copy on the teleprompter. Unable to find a job anywhere else and facing eviction, she is forced to go work for Blush, her father's fashion magazine. Personality conflicts quickly ensue with high-strung ex-model Nina van Horn, philandering photographer Elliot, and wise-guy secretary Dennis Finch. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Release Date:

4 March 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ai, Que Vida!  »

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Did You Know?


The character of Dennis Finch was added after the original pilot was rejected in favor of Suddenly Susan (1996). He replaced a far more flamboyant assistant named Connor. See more »


Dennis: Oh, I just remembered. You're boring. And my legs work.
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Crazy Credits

The episode "My Dinner With Woody" uses the same opening credits style as most Woody Allen films. See more »


Featured in Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson (2005) See more »


Life Keeps Bringin' Me Back To You
(end theme)
Sung by Lauren Wood
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A show of its own.
26 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

I find this show really funny and really real. It's like a league of its own because I noticed that it doesn't try too hard to attract a big audience. Usually NBC airs the previews for the Thursday night lineup and although they show Just Shoot Me previews, it seems like they tend to let it slowly slip through the cracks.

NBC has a tendency to let good shows go bad by lack of advertising. Lets hope that this isn't one of the next ones to go. Just Shoot Me has one of the best times because it is after Friends, Cursed, Will and Grace, and before ER. I was reading some Nielsen ratings charts and it looks like people go out of their way to miss this wonderful show. I know that it is almost always in the top ten (I think), but I always read bad reviews or opinions on it. Why? It is so good and creative.

The characters are good because they are down to earth, hard working people. The cast isn't made up of the ritzy, glamorous celebrities we usually see. But it has one of the funniest casts I've ever seen.

The scripts are extremely well played out with hilarious writing. I always find myself laughing like crazy at some of the simplest jokes. Good writing with different story lines that don't get old is what makes this show one of a kind.

Good characters, simple yet complicated problems/plots, excellent writing, and a good setting (the work environment) is what I love about Just Shoot Me. This is truly a must see!

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