Henry (Harris) is a book editor assigned the task of un-blocking horror author Ian Stark (Shalhoub). Henry is nebbish and a "germophobe"; he always has his antibacterial lotion on hand. Ian is always pulling morbid practical jokes to obstensibly learn how people would react to horrific situations. Written by
Did You Know?
In this show, Tony Shalhoub
plays a carefree type personality whereas Neil Patrick Harris
plays a germaphobe. After the show was canceled, they both have successful careers playing the opposite roles. Tony as the germaphobe in "Monk" and Neil as the carefree Barney in "How I Met Your Mother". See more
Hey, I've been tryin' to call you all afternoon. What's wrong with your phone?
It keeps ringing.
It stops ringing when you answer it.
Also when you smash it with a hammer.