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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Storyline

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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Sex. Drugs. Stolen Money And Martinis. Family Can Really Test Your Faith See more »

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6 January 2006 (USA)  »

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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

Daniel folds the returned check and puts it in his pocket. Later the bishop finds it on Daniel's desk with no creases or fold lines. 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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Funny Dramady
7 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed watching the 2 hour premiere of this show. It was light-hearted and I thought the character development was great! The issues of the characters were real situations that probably exist more than you would think in families. Aiden Quinn is fantastic as Daniel. The person who plays his wife is funny as well. The adopted son was a little obnoxious at first but I think that was just part of developing the character. I really liked the scenes when Daniel talks to Jesus. Again is mostly light-hearted. It shows the close relationship he has with Jesus and how he always looks to him for guidance. I hope they develop the Nanny lady's character more in the future. I felt they kind of left us hanging when it came to her. I think she will be an important part of the plot line of the show. This show makes me want to start going to church again! I hope this show has a long shelf life. I recommend it totally!


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