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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 Muse / ... (9 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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Portions of the pilot episode had to be re-filmed when the actress initially hired to play Mahandra was replaced during production. Similarly, the actor hired to play Aaron was also changed, necessitating the re-filming of one scene in the pilot. See more »

Quotes

Mahandra McGinty: What are you doing?
Jaye: Trying to save the lovebirds.
Mahandra McGinty: Why'd you open the window?
Jaye: What? I can't believe you - I didn't - you - That obvious, huh?
Mahandra McGinty: What's obvious is that you're using these birds to avoid Eric. Why?
Jaye: Because... I'm a snowy owl love killer. I'm a man-eater. I just - I was hoping things would be different with Eric. I thought maybe I could just nibble. But a natural predator can't just nibble.
Mahandra McGinty: Oh, my God, Jaye. You cannot do this to him. You promised.
Jaye: I know. I'm trying to save him... by...
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Referenced in Hannibal: Amuse-Bouche (2013) 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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