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 & ... See full summary »
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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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 Chris Isaak (47 episodes, 2001-2004)
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 Anson Drubner (47 episodes, 2001-2004)
Kenney Dale Johnson ...
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Rowland Salley ...
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 Yola / ... (46 episodes, 2001-2004)
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 Cody Kurtzman (35 episodes, 2001-2004)
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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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1.33 : 1
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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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A Discovery
26 November 2001 | by (Los Angeles, CA.) – See all my reviews

I don't have Showtime, but I'm lucky enough to have cable. I just caught a marathon of the Chris Isaak show on VH1. What a treat. I found the show to be funny, down to earth, reverent (to rock & roll) and insightful. The blend of quirkiness, music and backstage antics will be enough for me to tune in regularly.


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