Wonderfalls (2004)

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 Jaye Tyler (14 episodes, 2004)
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 Sharon Tyler (14 episodes, 2004)
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 Eric Gotts (14 episodes, 2004)
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 Darrin Tyler (14 episodes, 2004)
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 Karen Tyler (14 episodes, 2004)
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 Aaron Tyler (13 episodes, 2004)
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 Mahandra McGinty (13 episodes, 2004)
Jeffrey R. Smith ...
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 Alec (8 episodes, 2004)
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 Muse (7 episodes, 2004)
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Jaye Tyler is a loner living in Niagara Falls who, after graduating college, has fallen into a care-free comfortable rut living in a trailer park and working as a retail clerk in the Falls souvenir shop of Wonderfalls - that is until the souvenirs, and anything in the world with an anamorphic face, starts talking to her, insisting she do things in cryptic single sentence messages or there will be dire consequences (or at least lack of sleep). When followed, the resulting ping-pong effect appears to be the work of a divine plan, but soon Jaye becomes smitten with a local bartender and the figurines are telling her to do things that go against every fiber of her being. A reluctant savior, Jaye's hand is forced into the lives of others and befuddles her family in a fight that may not just cost her comfortable life and a budding romance - but her sanity. Written by www.liquidcelluloid.blog.com

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Caroline Dhavernas normally speaks with a French-Canadian accent and had to take lessons in order to adopt a more American tone of voice for the role. See more »

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Sharon Tyler: I am a lesbian. The reason I'm not attracted to you is because your genitals are on the outside.
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Referenced in Face Off: Mortal Sins (2013) See more »

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I Wonder Why The Wonder Falls
Played by Andy Partridge
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The Curse of Fox
21 March 2004 | by (Ontario) – See all my reviews

So, here we have another impressive, interesting show, that's thankfully interesting and not some sort of godawful reality mess...but it's on Fox. You know Fox, right? That network renowned for giving amazing shows a chance, then never advertising them, airing them out of order or preempting them for some tripe like American Idle, changing their place int he schedule from week to week and finally cancelling them cuz "Gee Wally, these ratings aren't so good."

I can only conclude that there are two seperate entities at work over at Fox. One likes to take these new shows and give them a place to live and grow, to go beyond the normal, dare I say crap, we see on TV. And the other entity is the one who gets to control the show once it's signed on. It's the thing that says "You're on here, opposite Monday Night Football...no wait, at 3AM on Tuesdays...no wait, Fridays at 9!" This entity is of substandard intelligence and may very well be Rupert Murdoch. But I digress.

Wonderfalls is another rare hit for Fox, if only they take the time to promote it, give it a good timeslot and keep it around long enough for it to develop a fanbase. Failing that, brace yourself for more godawful and pointless reality TV. We shall see.


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