Maximum Bob (1998– )

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A "Twin Peaks"-like series. "Maximum Bob" is an ultra right-wing conservative judge in Florida who has a psychic ex-marine show mermaid for a wife. The sheriff is a widower who ballroom ... See full summary »

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 Judge Bob Gibbs (7 episodes, 1998)
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 Kathy Baker (7 episodes, 1998)
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 Sheriff Gary Hammond (7 episodes, 1998)
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 Leanne Lancaster (7 episodes, 1998)
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 Wanda Grace (7 episodes, 1998)
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 D.A. Hector Finch (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Bogart Crowe (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Dirk Crowe (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Inez Crowe (5 episodes, 1998)
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 Dicky Crowe (5 episodes, 1998)
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 Warden Elroy White / ... (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Deputy Dawson Hayes (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Deputy Tom / ... (3 episodes, 1998)
Ted Bartsch ...
 Bailiff (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Elvin Crowe (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Sonny Dupree (2 episodes, 1998)
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A "Twin Peaks"-like series. "Maximum Bob" is an ultra right-wing conservative judge in Florida who has a psychic ex-marine show mermaid for a wife. The sheriff is a widower who ballroom dances. The public defender is a spitfire from Miami. And somehow, there is a family of truly odd individuals, all with the same type of glasses. The jury's out on the sanity level, but it is based on Elmore Leonard, after all. Written by B.H. Yasuda <b_yasuda@hotmail.com>

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maximum madness
16 May 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Sadly only a six-episode series which to date has only had one run on British TV, but which gave Beau Bridges perhaps his best (and certainly the funniest) screen role ever as the southern judge who was more than a bit odd... there was a mermaid in there somewhere, and a creepy collection of people with identical glasses, and a dancing sheriff (Sam Robards, again little seen on TV and served well with his role in this).

I'm laughing while I'm typing this just thinking about this. There was just something so addictive about the series and I'd love to see it again. I was kicking myself at the time for not taping the episodes when they aired - if this series gets shown near you, give it a go. Small, mad and hugely enjoyable.


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