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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Can't believe this show was canceled
20 March 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This show is really well written and has an excellent witty humour that is so hard to find.

The relationships between Gary and Allison works so well. Gary plays this simple man's man that works as a tradie, loves his beer and sports. Allison plays an uptight ex-wife that was in charge of everything and continues to nag at Gary. The sub-relationships with the kids and other characters compliment it perfectly meaning a great overall comedy.

There's a few surprising reviews I've read complaining about the fact the acting isn't perfectly Oscar worthy brilliance. I mean seriously, this is a sitcom that's suppose to be light hearted. It's not The Hurt Locker. Some people have these preconceived opinions of particular actors and won't like them regardless of what they're in.

Personally I find the humour in this very smart and funny. I'm really disappointed that this show was canceled as after only 2 seasons you're left a bit high and dry.


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