What About Joan (2000–2002)

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Joan Gallagher is a high school teacher who depends on the daily support, counsel, and friendship of her two best friends Ruby, a psychiatrist, and Betsy, a music teacher at the school. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Joan Gallagher (21 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Jake Evans (21 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Dr. Ruby Stern (21 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Alice Adams (21 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Mark Ludlow (21 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 James (21 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Betsy Morgan / ... (13 episodes, 2001)
Jessica Lynn
(9 episodes, 2001)
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Joan Gallagher is a high school teacher who depends on the daily support, counsel, and friendship of her two best friends Ruby, a psychiatrist, and Betsy, a music teacher at the school. Although Ruby appears to be the picture of strength and stability, she allows herself to be taken advantage of by Betsy, who is locked into an on-again, off-again relationship with fellow teacher Mark. Joan also bonds with Alice Adams, who is a new student teacher at the high school. The series focuses on the private lives of an intimate group of high school teachers and explores the complexity and endurance of close friendships among women, as well as the challenging relationship between Joan and Jake two bright, independent, experienced people as they blunder toward intimacy. Written by Anonymous

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One of _Joan Cusack_'s conditions for starring in this show was that it had to be produced in Chicago so she would not have to leave her family. See more »

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What about Kyle!
30 July 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes the reviewer was correct in saying Joan Cusack was awful on her own show but the rest of the cast was adorable, mainly Kyle Chandler. He is an actor who never gets much press good or bad but he was a great quiet boyfriend for Joan as Jake Evans along with the characters Ruby, and Alice.Betsy and Mark were annoying but still they were better than Joan who at one point looked to be on crack,her face was haggard and frankly scary and she was rail thin then in later episodes she seemed stocky.ABC messed with the show when it was doing well and thus ended up cancelling it when their meddling backfired.The addition of a barman named Steinie was played by a funny actor who had good chemistry with Kyle but only two shows aired then ABC lowered the boom.


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