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 ...
 Muse / ... (11 episodes, 2004)
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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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13 episodes were produced, but the show was canceled after only four episodes had aired. Afterwards, attempts were made to interest another network in airing the remaining nine episodes, which would have made the show one of, if not the first, American series to change networks midway through its first season. Ultimately, these efforts were unsuccessful, though the entire series was later released on DVD. See more »

Quotes

Jaye: [about Bianca] She's an investigative journalist!
Karen: Oh, marvelous! Who do you write for?
Aaron Tyler: What's she investigating?
Jaye: Me! She's investigating me!
Sharon Tyler: Is it a criminal investigation?
Jaye: She's writing an article about my life, so the whole world can see what a loser I'm not! FIVE THOUSAND WORDS ABOUT ME!
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Referenced in Family Guy: North by North Quahog (2005) See more »

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I Wonder Why The Wonder Falls
Played by Andy Partridge
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Best show that nobody ever watched!
2 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love TV, if you can make me laugh and think at the same time, that's even better. This show did that. The great (timeless) story of a modern day Joan Of Ark. The use of fairly unknown stars. The perfect social commentary on the young adults of today. The awesome comedic timing made this show one of my favs (I bought the DVD the day hit hit the shelf). And I'd never thought that I would say this, but I have never related to a character as much as I did to Jaye. I too am a twenty-something, who happens to be a proud card carrying member of Gen Why? I too have been educated, but I work at a dead end job with no real need to excel or stand out. I too have been known to be a little cold towards the general public. But once again, Fox canned it, and took away another comedy that was to smart to be a comedy (Arrested Development). Upside is, there are the DVD's. If you have never seen it, check it out, and if you have, watch it again.


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