Just Shoot Me! (TV Series 1997–2003) Poster

(1997–2003)

Episode List

 OR 

1997

4 Mar. 1997
Back Issues
A writer in need of a job reluctantly agrees to work for her father's women's magazine.
 
5 Mar. 1997
The Devil and Maya Gallo
Already nervous about her first day, Maya arrives at the offices of Blush ready to transform the magazine into something she can be proud of. Since neither her dad nor Finch thought to mention it, Maya's new position at the magazine comes as a surprise for Nina and Elliott. Yet, she sees things going her way when Jack overrules the staff and lets her pursue a controversial story on the exploitation of low wage foreign workers. Meanwhile, as Jack is unveiling her new office and presenting her with the job's many perks, Nina, Elliott and Finch plot their survival under ...
 
12 Mar. 1997
Secretary's Day
Despite the staff's efforts to celebrate, Finch has no intention of being recognized on Secretary's Day. And while Jack insists on a gift to mark the occasion, Finch does his best to make it clear that he doesn't consider himself a secretary. Meanwhile, Nina considers having plastic surgery to increase her breast size. As Jack is working on an important speech, Finch approaches him with some questions about his job. After Jack does little to ease his fears, Maya accuses her father of being insensitive as she tries to get him to understand Finch's concerns. Then, after...
 
19 Mar. 1997
Nina's Birthday
After defending some of her new ideas from the staff's withering critique, Maya is asked to arrange a birthday party for Nina. Although she's planning to celebrate with her wealthy boyfriend Marvin, Nina agrees to attend. And not expecting to be there for long, Maya arranges to meet Wally, who's just been dumped by his latest girlfriend. Meanwhile, when he bets that Elliott couldn't get a date if forced to claim he's a shampoo boy at a discount hair salon, Finch's hopes of making some easy money are dashed when the stranger he chooses for their wager turns out to work...
 
25 Mar. 1997
In Your Dreams
So she can have a good photo for her company ID, Jack suggests that Maya arrange a session with Elliott. And while Elliott isn't keen on the idea, Jack orders him to agree. When Maya complains that she's never really taken a good picture, Elliott suggests it's because she's always sabotaging herself. So, when he asks her to imagine an erotic encounter with a handsome man, Maya relaxes enough to provide for some good shots. Meanwhile, Finch creates a new employee manual for the magazine. While pleased with the results, Maya decides the photo is too sexy and sends the ...
 
26 Mar. 1997
Lemon Wacky Hello
Her father's trip to China gives Maya her first chance to put the entire magazine together herself. And while proud of the changes she's made, when Jack returns, he points out a number of obvious problems that must be addressed before it can be sent to the printer. Then, as Jack is distributing the many gifts he bought for his staff, Maya is surprised to find she's getting a bag of strange candy he bought from a Chinese cab driver. Meanwhile, Nina is stunned to learn that the man she picked up in a nearby bar was really a pickpocket. After everyone samples the unusual...
 
23 Sep. 1997
The Experiment
After seeing how easily her father responded to a bumbling but beautiful delivery girl, Maya complains that good looking people get all the breaks. To prove her point, she suggests sending two men, one handsome but stupid and the other well qualified but homely, to apply for the same job. Meanwhile, as Jack struggles to assemble a toy for his baby daughter, Elliott enlists Nina in a practical joke on Finch. After meeting the handsome Derek and the well qualified Neil, Maya sends them out to interview for a job. But Maya's thesis quickly runs into trouble. When Neil ...
 
30 Sep. 1997
The Assistant
Maya struggles with her incompetent assistant, Cindy. Jack and Maya clash over whether to fire Cindy; Maya likens Jack's intolerance of Cindy to his intolerance of an unruly dog Maya had when she a child. Nina is invited to appear on NPR to debate against a feminist leader about whether the fashion industry creates false and harmful images for women. Elliot and Dennis conspire to sabotage Nina's preparatory study of erudite vocabulary.
 
28 Oct. 1997
Old Boyfriends
Maya's dating a man who is almost as old as Jack and when he learns of this, he finds it hard to keep his disapproval in check because he married a girl who is as old as Maya. Nina flirts with a window washer who falls.
 
4 Nov. 1997
La Cage
Finch hooks up with a model who was once with Elliot. Elliot warns him to keep away from her. Finch thinks he's jealous. But he later learns that she's deranged. But despite knowing that he continues to see her and she continues to torment him.
 
11 Nov. 1997
King Lear Jet
Jack has two tickets to the play King Lear in London and is even arranging for a private jet to bring who wants to go. And adhering to Maya's wish that he not show her special treatment because she's his daughter, doesn't give it to her. But she really wanted to watch it because she likes Shakespeare. He gives the tickets to Nina and Elliot who wants the other's ticket so that they could bring someone along. Also Carmen Electra shows up and Elliot hits despite her constant rebuffing.
 
18 Nov. 1997
My Dinner with Woody
After writing a fictional article about a dinner with director Woody Allen, Maya must endure the criticism of her father and her coworkers. But she's delighted when someone claiming to be Allen calls to compliment her about the piece. However, when he drops by the office, Maya finds that the man who called is nothing more than an obsessed impostor trying to pass himself off as the famous director. Meanwhile, a mix-up has Nina giving Jack breath-freshener instead of eye drops. After getting to know the phony Woody Allen, Maya begins to enjoy his flattery and company. Taking his ...
 
25 Nov. 1997
Twice Burned
Jack wants to get his daughter into the school that Maya went to. But is told that they reject her. He later learns that it's due to an incident cause by his neglect of Maya. So he tries to make peace with her hoping to convince the school to change their mind.
 
9 Dec. 1997
Sweet Charity
Maya asks everyone if they would help out at a charity she volunteers at. All of them have different views of what volunteering is. And Jack completely flakes out. He tries to make it up by making a big donation. Later the head of the organization shows up at the magazine and praises Jack for his generosity and tells they named him the organization's humanitarian of the year. Maya's upset that Jack is getting all the attention.
 
16 Dec. 1997
Jesus, It's Christmas
With greed running rampant at the office, Maya suggests that everyone pool their Christmas present money and give it to someone in need. Dismissing Nina's suggestion that they donate it to her favorite male stripper, Maya decides to give the money to Jesus Santos, the building's night janitor. Although led to believe that he's going to use the gift to open his own business, Maya is stunned when Jesus falls in love with her and uses the money to buy her a series of lavish gifts to prove it. Meanwhile, Finch begs to be invited along for a Caribbean swimsuit shoot with ...
 

 1997  1998  »

See also

Episode Cast | Rated Episodes (by date / vote)| TV Schedule

Contribute to This Page