After eating a six month old hamburger, Marty DePolo dies and God's Cousin Rod appoints him as his best friend's guardian angel.

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 Marty DePolo / ... (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Jordan Lubell (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Pam (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Steve Beauchamp (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Katie Beauchamp (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 God's cousin Rod (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Judy Beauchamp (11 episodes, 1997)
Jeff Thiel ...
 Twin #1 / ... (11 episodes, 1997-1998)
James Thiel ...
 Twin #2 / ... (11 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Principal Crawford / ... (9 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Roderick Nitzke / ... (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
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After eating a six month old hamburger, Marty DePolo dies and God's Cousin Rod appoints him as his best friend's guardian angel.

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Un angelo poco... custode  »

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The Beauchamp house is located in Sierra Madre. See more »

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Marty DePolo: I knew he'd leave me one day, but did it have to be for a blonde? It's so typical!... there, I said it.
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same type of show, different style of humor
14 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think this is another one of those shows that was before its time: it didn't surprise me in the least to find out the creative minds from The Simpsons and The Critic were behind it.

The plot was not especially unexpected, considering TGIFs line-up of sitcoms starring teen characters with magical powers. Yet what really made this show for me was its absurdity and the great one-liners. Although it hasn't been broadcast in the U. S. in years, some of the transcripts are easily found online, and I have to say: the humor still holds up. (I recommend giving them a look if you can't view the show, you might be pleasantly surprised.)

The characters and setting may have been misleading: the rhythm and tone of the show are much more reminiscent of adult cartoons like "The Critic" than lighter comedies like "Sabrina." That's probably why it was canceled.


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