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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)
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 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 anthropomorphic 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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The shot of "Heidi Gotts", Eric's Wife, in "Wax Lion" was played by (Corry Carpf), not (Jewel Staite) who played "Heidi Gotts" towards the end of the series. The producers credit shot angles and the similarity of appearances of the actresses for the reason the audience didn't notice the change in actress. See more »

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[after telling a story about Indians to a little boy]
Loitering Boy: So what happened to the chief?
Jaye: He died.
Loitering Boy: Why didn't the princess die?
Jaye: Because she was hot. Are you going to buy the tape or not?
Loitering Boy: No.
Jaye: Then get out. No loitering.
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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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An absolute must see
4 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, so you're saying to yourself, there's nothing good on TV. Well, there was something - Wonderfalls. And it got canceled by the dark forces known as Fox. Fortunately, it's now available on DVD! Jaye Tyler is your not-so-average girl next door. She holds a degree from Brown University, but instead decided to work at a souvenir shop at picturesque Niagara Falls. Her reason? She wanted to live an expectation-free life. She's rude to the customers, a total bitch to her lesbian sister and frowns at everything good about the world, and yet, she's the most likable character you'll ever meet. Her 'sodes started when inanimate objects started talking to her, telling her in cryptic messages to do spontaneous things without a reason. She has no choice but do as they say or they'll bug the hell out of her by singing her ears off.

One simple act will lead to a series events that at the end makes sense to her and the person she's unknowingly helped.

This show had the rare combination of great writing, acting and directing. This is evident by the great on screen chemistry. Watch just one episode and I guarantee you'll be hooked and wanting more.


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