Soul Man (1997–1998)

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Mike Weber is a widowed Episcopal priest who must cope with (among other things) his four children, his obstreperous parishioners in Royal Oak, Michigan, and a wet-behind-the-ears curate ... See full summary »

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 Rev. Mike Weber (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Bishop Peter Jerome (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Kenny Weber (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Meredith Weber (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
Brendon Ryan Barrett ...
 Andy Weber (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Rev. Todd Tucker (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
Michael Finiguerra ...
 Fred Weber (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
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Mike Weber is a widowed Episcopal priest who must cope with (among other things) his four children, his obstreperous parishioners in Royal Oak, Michigan, and a wet-behind-the-ears curate who happens to be the nephew of his bishop. Written by RK

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Before you get to heaven, you have to raise a little hell.

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Yet another show that deserved better...
26 May 2000 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

Just like "On Our Own" this was a show that made a somewhat taboo subject not so awkward. The whole concept of a preacher being portrayed as a "cool guy" was interesting and it really presented another side of Christianity than the bible thumping discriminating stereotype.

Dan Akroyd was ideal for the part and the whole deal with him being widowed and trying to raise his kids alone really gave the series a sense of realism. It's too bad that all most viewers saw was that he was a preacher and thus the show couldn't be entertaining or have a positive message.


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