Jake Galvin is a well payed lawyer, disillusioned by the unethical cases he defends. Changing careers, he becomes a teacher at a Chicago area high school. Roommate attorney Nick is his sounding board about his new experiences

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 Jake Galvin (7 episodes, 2006)
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 Nick Case (7 episodes, 2006)
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 Ceissner (7 episodes, 2006)
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 Liza Wheeler / ... (7 episodes, 2006)
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 Kimmy Ponder (7 episodes, 2006)
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 Vice Principal Curtis / ... (7 episodes, 2006)
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 Cheerleader (6 episodes, 2006)
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 Bankhead (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Robert (2 episodes, 2006)
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Jake Galvin is a well payed lawyer, disillusioned by the unethical cases he defends. Changing careers, he becomes a teacher at a Chicago area high school. Roommate attorney Nick is his sounding board about his new experiences

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25 May 2006 (USA)  »

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It's Not About Me  »

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This show was scheduled to premiere in 2003 as a mid-season replacement. But NBC cancelled the show before it even aired. Seven episodes were produced but the did not air until 2006 on NBC's Bravo Network. See more »

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wonderful, quickly forgotten comedy
29 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thank Bravo from the bottom of my heart for bringing back "the Jake Effect" one of the single greatest sitcoms of all time. I find Kyle Gass' performances consistently hilarious and I don't see how the critically acclaimed series was ever cancelled. Jason Bateman is a gift to the television screen and the dialogue in the series is no less than brilliant. I hate to compare this television show to the would be illustrious career of Tenacious D, but I can not help see the similarities between Kyle's character and he playing himself in all the great Tenacious D appearances. These include but and not contained to: "Tenacious D The Complete Masterworks" and such films as "Saving Silverman" in which Kyle gave an under-appreciated, yet duly noted performance as the magically inclined single man on a quest for the hand of the always lovely Amanda Peete.


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