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Newly divorced after fifteen years of marriage, Gary Brooks, a painting contractor, strives to balance work, shared custody of his two children, a controlling ex-wife, and his foxy new girlfriend.

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 Gary Brooks (37 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Allison Brooks (37 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Tom Brooks (37 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Louise Brooks (36 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Dennis Lopez (20 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Curtis (17 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Sasha (17 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Dr. Walter Krandall (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
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Newly divorced after fifteen years of marriage, Gary Brooks, a painting contractor, strives to balance work, shared custody of his two children, a controlling ex-wife, and his foxy new girlfriend.

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The original title of the show was called "Project Gary". When it was revealed that it sounded too much like Project Runway (2004), the producers decided to change the title. See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.74 (2009) See more »

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Great new show - love the cast!
24 December 2008 | by (East Coast, USA) – See all my reviews

With so much junk on TV these days, and so much serious drama, it is refreshing to see good old comedy again. I loved Seinfeld, Cheers, Curb, Frasier - but this show is none of these. I watch The Office, and this is not The Office. It's a straight rapid fire comedy, no brains required, just sit back and enjoy. Gorgeous Paula Marshall has maybe found a show that will stick, and Jay Mohr is excellent as the struggling Dad, but Max Gail is the highlight for me and provides the crossover character I need. Unlike some of the other comedies on TV, the language is mainstream and not offensive. Even of we are not divorced, we can enjoy the banter between Paula Marshall and Jay Mohr, the same banter many happily married couples have. Ed Begley, Jr. adds a great foil for Mohr, and Jaime King is great to look at. Al Madrigal has a bit part, and I would love to see his character develop more. Finally the son, Ryan Malgarini has great comic timing, something many adults in comedies have trouble with. You can almost hear him thinking "Wait for it....", then deliver his line. I hope the show is renewed and catches on. Not in the same league as The Office or Curb Your Enthusiasm, but much better than How I Married... or Two and a Half... IMO


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