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 Maya Gallo (149 episodes, 1997-2003)
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 Jack Gallo (149 episodes, 1997-2003)
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 Nina Van Horn (149 episodes, 1997-2003)
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 Elliot DiMauro (149 episodes, 1997-2003)
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 Dennis Finch (149 episodes, 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 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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Was inspired by an unproduced episode of The Larry Sanders Show (1992) in which Janeane Garofalo's character had to look after a fashion model Larry was dating. See more »

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[Jack is complaining about his problems with Maya to Dennis]
Dennis: Let's try a little word association. Boring.
Jack: Mundane.
Dennis: Endless.
Jack: Eternal.
Dennis: Outside-of-job responsibilities.
Jack: [pause] Fired.
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The episode "My Dinner With Woody" uses the same opening credits style as most Woody Allen films. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ellen Degeneres/No Doubt (2001) See more »

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Life Keeps Bringin' Me Back To You
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One of the best shows ever!
9 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

David Spade is great in this hilarious, yet underrated sitcom set in a New York about the staff of Blush, a fashion magazine in the tradition of REDBOOK. The show aired from 1997 to 2003 and while the later episodes were the better ones, the first season (just released to DVD along with the second season) contains some of the best episodes, including my personal favorite episode, titled "In Your Dreams".

Despite the fact that the show never really had one main character, the stand out for me as always been David Spade. I've always been a big fan of David Spade and this show was perfect for him. As the assistant to Jack Gallo (the always wonderful George Segal), David Spade provided the show with much needed sarcasm and wise-cracking like only he can. This is especially evident in the first season and the second season.

Though the show was canceled last year, it remains in syndication and still remains one of the best sitcoms ever. My rating: 10/10


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