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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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Laura Marano played Louise Brooks at pilot but she was changed to Kathryn Newton from episode 2 onward. See more »

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Referenced in Ugly Americans: Fools for Love (2012) See more »

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Pleasantly Surprising
10 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was very skeptical that this show would be anything less that a jumbled mess with crass humor thrown in every now and then by Jay Mohr. Don't get me wrong, I love Jay Mohr, he has his moments, but I wasn't sure a sitcom was going to be a good moment.

But it's funny! It's really, truly funny! It's interesting family dynamics, with a flare of those good ol' sitcom family antics. Ryan Malgarini is hysterical, a young talent with great comedic timing. The writers put a lot of sass in it, and it's the kind of comedy that makes you laugh big.

It's a good laugh; you're going to smile all the way through the whole show. It doesn't take itself seriously, and it's funnier for it.


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