Jack & Bobby (2004–2005)

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Faux documentary series from 2049 about Bobby McCallister, the US president elected eight years earlier, and his older brother Jack. Talking head interviews with Bobby's staff are combined ... See full summary »

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 Grace McCallister (22 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Jack McCallister (22 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Bobby McCallister (22 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Peter Benedict (22 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Courtney Benedict (21 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Marcus Ride (20 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Missy Belknap (18 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Tom Wexler Graham (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Warren Feide (11 episodes, 2004-2005)
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Faux documentary series from 2049 about Bobby McCallister, the US president elected eight years earlier, and his older brother Jack. Talking head interviews with Bobby's staff are combined with reenactment footage of the McCallisters' teenage years, dealing with a pot smoking mother and typical high school drama. Also explored is Jack's tentative romance with Courtney Benedict. Written by rmlohner

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This fall, meet two brothers, one whose path will shape the future of us all See more »

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The music played during the opening credits is score music from The Patriot (2000), which featured ?Logan Lerman?. See more »

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When Jack is shaving in "Chess Lessons", at one point you can still see a bit of shaving cream on the side of his face, and though he does not wipe off his face, the shaving cream is gone in the next shot See more »

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Grace McCallister: Is sarcasm your only mode now, Jack? I mean, I know your only a teenager but it might be time to mix things up a bit.
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Featured in 11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) See more »

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Brilliant and strangely deep
9 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jack & Bobby is a strange drama in that it is original without seeming so. Two brothers grow up under the gaze of their brilliant, breakable, over-controlling, liberal-professor mom, and one of them becomes president. Weird concept, unlikely to work. But the real shock of J&B is: it does. The actors are one of the main reasons. Lahti is out of this world as a woman who desperately needs to be loved, but won't let it come to her. Lerman and Long, both fairly new, bring their characters to life wonderfully. Slattey is pleasantly wry as a father who has lost his wife and must now raise his children. Pare and Hodge add as well, and Cooper gives a surprisingly deep performance that proves strangely real.

The plots are good too. Yeah, it's bothering that week after week, we have to see poor Grace "learn" her lesson, and be humbled, but it's TV: no one would watch if an intelligent person wasn't forced to be put down contantly. Another good moment features her affair with a TA, which comes off, not as a fling, but rather as a ripping, surprising romance. The boys too add their own mix. Teenager Jack is pretty stereotypical, but he's still real, and while overly good Bobby is a bit too good, he still comes off as sweet and impressionable.

My only hope is that the WB learns to appreciate what a gem they have. This one's a keeper, guys.


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