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The Book of Daniel 

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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 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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 Caroline Paxton 5 episodes, 2006
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 Adele Congreve 5 episodes, 2006
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 Catherine Webster 4 episodes, 2006
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 Worth Webster 4 episodes, 2006
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 Nora Paxton 4 episodes, 2006
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 Michael Vaporelli 4 episodes, 2006
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 Tony Vaporelli 4 episodes, 2006
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 Father Frank 4 episodes, 2006
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 David Congreve 4 episodes, 2006
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 Jessie Gilmore 3 episodes, 2006
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 Kristine Ho 2 episodes, 2006
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 Jeffrey McMullen 2 episodes, 2006
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 Charlie Conlin 2 episodes, 2006
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 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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Sex. Drugs. Stolen Money And Martinis. Family Can Really Test Your Faith See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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6 January 2006 (USA)  »

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Knjiga o Danijelu  »

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Christian Campbell who played a prominent role of an openly gay minister's son Peter Webster was already famous worldwide for playing yet another gay character Gabriel on Trick (1999). See more »

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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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finally, some realism...
6 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

Finally---a realistic look at "church" in America: an often unholy sometimes ungodly mix of church politics, dysfunction and human frailty. A few fundamentalist preachers will rant, aghast, from the pulpit tomorrow (Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006) about this premiere and bandy about such terms as heresy and blasphemy without a notion of their true meaning, or diplomas from accredited institutions of higher learning. But a majority of thinking Christians (and Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, atheists and agnostics) will recognize a story about people easy to care about, who remind us that life isn't about halos and wings and covered dish suppers--it's about struggle, addiction, suffering, disappointment, redemption, and love.

Presented in a genius blend of outrageous fortune and unexpected moments of grace, The Book of Daniel is a reason to stay home on Friday nights.


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