Complete Savages (2004–2005)

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A single dad is trying to bring up his unruly sons on his own, as well as work as a fireman with his brother Jimmy, after their mother ran off 10 years before.

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As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the death of his activist daughter, he uncovers not only her secret life, but a corporate cover-up and government collusion that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.

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Mel Gibson teaches Hamlet to a group of high school drama students.

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 Nick Savage (19 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Chris Savage (19 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Sam Savage (19 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Jack Savage (19 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Kyle (19 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 T. J. Savage / ... (19 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Jimmy Savage (16 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Angela (12 episodes, 2004-2005)
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Single father Nick Savage runs a 'macho' household, having five school-age sons, all rowdy slobs except sensitive, polite 'nerd' Sam, who nevertheless envies dating-slick athlete Shawn. That changes when distantly admired Angela becomes his steady date, a base nine of his brothers ever reached or would admit wanting. Nick's younger brother and fire department colleague Jimmy is their welcome regular guest, but frankly serves as bad adult example of irresponsibility. Written by KGF Vissers

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Nick Savage: Do the words "he's gone let's party" ring a bell?
Chris Savage: That was a private conversation between me and everybody in the teen center!
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My Five Sons
15 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Here is a question to Chicagocrtc - you mention "My Three Sons", did you notice that Mel Gibson appears to have tipped his hat to that classic series with his opening - shoes tapping together (and the paw!) and the "Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah"? Strike a familiar note? The tune has been updated and there are a few more shoes - but it's a great tribute to the granddaddy of all sitcoms about a single parent trying to raise their kids. It's a tried but true format and Gibson has taken it to new heights, the laughs are from familiar situations every (normal) parent and child can relate to. If it hasn't happened to you, it's happened to someone you know. Kudos to Mel and his "Savages".


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