The Chris Isaak Show (2001–2004)

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Series cast summary:
 Himself (47 episodes, 2001-2004)
 Anson Drubner (47 episodes, 2001-2004)
Kenney Dale Johnson ...
 Himself / ... (47 episodes, 2001-2004)
Hershel Yatovitz ...
 Himself / ... (47 episodes, 2001-2004)
Rowland Salley ...
 Himself / ... (47 episodes, 2001-2004)
 Yola / ... (46 episodes, 2001-2004)
 Cody Kurtzman (33 episodes, 2001-2004)


Chris plays himself as a low-key, nebbishy rock star fumbling sincerely with mundane neighborhood & bizarre rock god situations, with the help but more often, hindrance of his band & manager/ex-girlfriend (Kristine Dattilo). His TV band includes 3 of his real long-time back-ups (Hershel Yatovitz, Rolly Salley & his droll drummer Kenney Dale Johnson. Frequent music biz guest stars play themselves and jam with sharply-dressed nice guy Chris, such as Trisha Yearwood and Billie Joe Armstrong. Written by David Stevens

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12 March 2001 (USA)  »

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Chris Isaak Show  »

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The character of Mona is based on a real woman at the Bimbo's 365 Club in San Francisco known as "Dolphina". In the 1930s, a magician worked the joint and rigged up a series of mirrors that would project an image of anyone who was lying on a rotating table in the basement up into the fish tank located behind the bar. See more »

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Hilarious show with lots of potential
20 March 2001 | by (Evansville, Indiana) – See all my reviews

I have seen the first two episodes of the show, and I must say, I am very pleased. I think this show has a lot of potential. Interesting characters, a lot of funny moments, and a storyline that is right on target. Isaak is a likeable lead, and his real life band (minus the keyboardist) are hilarious as backups. I have been looking forward to this show for over a month, and I think it fills the holes nicely left by Beggars and Choosers and Rude Awakening, both of which were cancelled this year. I think the show will be on for a long time, and I think from what I have seen, the majority of people who have seen it, like it...a lot. 10/10. ---I'll definitely keep watching.

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