The Book of Daniel (2006– )

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Rev. Daniel Webster (Quinn) turns to a modern incarnation of Jesus to help him deal with his personal and professional problems.

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 Daniel Webster / ... (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Judith Webster (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Peter Webster (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Adam Webster (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Grace Webster (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Jesus Christ (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Roger Paxton (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Bishop Beatrice Congreve (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Yoda (8 episodes, 2006)
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 David Congreve (8 episodes, 2006)
Christopher R. Bugg ...
 Mugsy (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Wanda (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Victoria Conlin (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Bertram Webster (7 episodes, 2006)
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 Police officer (7 episodes, 2006)
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 Tony Vaporelli (6 episodes, 2006)
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 Parish Member (6 episodes, 2006)
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 Church Parishioner / ... (5 episodes, 2006)
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 Worth Webster / ... (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Michael Vaporelli (4 episodes, 2006)
Fran Bennett ...
 Rainy (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Caroline Paxton (4 episodes, 2006)
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 David (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Father Frank (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Charlie Conlin / ... (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Jessie Gilmore (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Adele Congreve (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Nora Paxton (3 episodes, 2006)
Scott Winters ...
 Michael Vaporelli (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Billy (2 episodes, 2006)
Anthony Lambert ...
 Church Parishioner (2 episodes, 2006)
Audra Blaser ...
 Vanessa Warwick (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Becky (2 episodes, 2006)
Alice Playten ...
 Francesca (2 episodes, 2006)
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St. Barnabas's episcopalian vicar Daniel Webster has a wealthy parish. Yet his family life constantly complicates everything. Peter is Daniel's model son and med student, but struggles with being a semi-closet gay. His adopted brother, ethnic Asian Adam, is an incorrigible rascal. Daniel's father in law is also a bishop, and the 'discrete best friend' of Daniel's bishop. In-laws and parish benefactors attract further trouble on top of the regular pastoral work. A hippie Jesus Christ inspires Daniel in cheeky visions. Written by KGF Vissers

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With a family like this... God help him. See more »

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The controversial series was canceled after four episodes as a result of pressure from conservative Christian groups who found the story of a pill-popping Episcopal minister and head of a dysfunctional family offensive to the Christian faith and because ratings were low. See more »

Goofs

Church name is misspelled as "Barnabus" on its sign. See more »

Quotes

[Yoda has dinner with the Websters]
[to Peter]
Yoda: You're gay?
[brief pause]
Peter Webster: Yes.
Victoria Conlin: [blurting out] Me too.
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Referenced in The Colbert Report: Dave Marash (2006) See more »

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GREAT (not crap)
6 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great plot, funny and serious at the same time. It's about a dysfunctional family (eek, gag me with a spoon), but it's actually really good. The show breaks lots of stereotypes and is really funny.

so it's about a priest named Daniel, who is part of the typical family in America. There's the daughter who is very artistic and needs to express herself and draws Managua and sells pot to make money. Then there's the gay brother and the adopted cool adopted Asian brother. Then there's the mom who always drinks. When they come together for dinner, it is Hilarious!!! You guys have all gotta see it. I give it 15 stars out of ten.


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