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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 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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27 March 2001 (USA)  »

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(19 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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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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Please please please DVD!!
29 December 2006 | by (US) – See all my reviews

I love Joan Cusack - I loved this show so much, and was very upset when it was canceled. I thought the actors all worked well together, and were really funny as an ensemble.

I actually went to a taping of one episode - it was amazing to see Joan at work - very funny all the time. I know that they taped a few more episodes than they ever aired on ABC, and showed them once on like a free High-Definition-preview-type channel that came as part of my cable package... Anyway, I really really want this show on DVD - so if anyone knows where I can get it please please please email me at cdmusic68@yahoo.com.

Thanks!!!


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