Bram and Alice (2002– )

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Alice O'Connor is ambitious; she dreams of being a writer in New York City. Then she discovers that her biological father is Bram Shepherd, the author of a well-known novel that is required... See full summary »

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 Bram (8 episodes, 2002)
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 Alice O'Connor (8 episodes, 2002)
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 Paul (8 episodes, 2002)
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 Kate (8 episodes, 2002)
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 Michael (8 episodes, 2002)
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Alice O'Connor is ambitious; she dreams of being a writer in New York City. Then she discovers that her biological father is Bram Shepherd, the author of a well-known novel that is required reading on every college campus. She goes to meet him and finds that he's deep in debt and an egocentric womanizer who hasn't written anything worthwhile in decades - still, they manage to make a start at developing a father/daughter relationship. Written by Ruth Suehle

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A different, irreverent little show.
6 October 2002 | by (Newberry, SC) – See all my reviews

I hadn't been expecting much from this show, but it came on after "Becker" so I decided to give it a shot.

Alice O'Connor, an ambitious young writer, discovers to her shock that her real father is Bram Sheppard, famous writer and a bit of a lech. She moves in with him they try to form a relationship, with Bram's assistant, Paul Newman, offering a slightly more normal perspective on things.

The writing is good and very funny; one reaction shot of Bram's made me laugh for minutes. Alfred Molina totally captures Bram, and Traylor Howard does a good job as his slightly irritating daughter Alice. Roger Bart turns in an amusingly understated role as Paul, and Katie Finneran and Michael Rispoli are good stand-outs as Katie the young professional, and Michael the priest-turned-bartender. Whether these two will be recurring roles or not I cannot say, but I sure hope so.

"Bram And Alice" got off to a good start. Let's hope it can sustain this level of comedy and wit.


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