Gary Unmarried (2008–2010)

TV Series  |  TV-14  |   |  Comedy
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 4,988 users  
Reviews: 20 user | 8 critic

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.


Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 20 Jun 2011
a list of 42 titles
created 23 Sep 2012
a list of 24 titles
created 05 Jan 2013
a list of 33 titles
created 17 Aug 2013
a list of 39 titles
created 8 months ago

Related Items

Search for "Gary Unmarried" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Gary Unmarried (2008–2010)

Gary Unmarried (2008–2010) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gary Unmarried.




2   1  
2010   2009   2008  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Accidentally on Purpose (2009–2010)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Billie, a woman in her 30's want to settle down, have a family. When she tells her boyfriend, James this, he tells her he doesn't want that, so they break up. She goes and gets drunk and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jenna Elfman, Jon Foster, Ashley Jensen
According to Jim (2001–2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A TV show centered around macho everyman, his loving wife, and their three precocious children.

Stars: James Belushi, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Larry Joe Campbell
Out of Practice (2005–2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A therapist (Ben) lives his life in the shadows of his brother, sister, mother, and father, all of whom are doctors, while at the same time trying to keep his family together after the addition of his fathers new, younger, girlfriend.

Stars: Christopher Gorham, Paula Marshall, Ty Burrell
Rita Rocks (2008–2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A frazzled working mother starts a garage band with her neighbor and a female postal worker.

Stars: Nicole Sullivan, Richard Ruccolo, Tisha Campbell-Martin
The War at Home (2005–2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Parents struggle to raise their teens.

Stars: Michael Rapaport, Anita Barone, Kaylee DeFer
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In his first Comedy Central one-hour special, Al Madrigal tells true tales of Coach Frankie the Cholo soccer dad, "Liam Neeson" the mushroom-addled cleaning lady, and Jesus the day laborer ... See full summary »

Director: Marcus Raboy
Stars: Al Madrigal
Action (1999–2000)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

In Hollywood you're only as good as your last flick, and Dragonfire Films exec Peter Dragon has hit bottom with his $150 million bomb "Slow Torture." His only hope to get back to the way ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Mohr, Illeana Douglas, Jarrad Paul
Rules of Engagement (2007–2013)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two couples and their single friend, all at different stages in their relationships, deal with the complications of dating, commitment and marriage.

Stars: Patrick Warburton, Megyn Price, Oliver Hudson
$#*! My Dad Says (TV Series 2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A middle aged son moves in with his old fashion dad.

Stars: William Shatner, Jonathan Sadowski, Nicole Sullivan
Samantha Who? (2007–2009)
Comedy | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A woman suffers from amnesia and is forced to find out who she really is.

Stars: Christina Applegate, Jennifer Esposito, Kevin Dunn
Spin City (1996–2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In this sitcom, Charlie, who takes Mike Flaherty's place in later years, is the Deputy-Mayor of New York City, and his team of half-wits must constantly save the Mayor from embarrassment and the media.

Stars: Michael J. Fox, Charlie Sheen, Heather Locklear
Yes, Dear (2000–2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Yes, Dear is a comedy about two young couples and their outrageously contrasting views on parenting. First-time parents, Greg and Kim Warner struggle on a daily basis to become perfect at ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Clark, Liza Snyder, Jean Louisa Kelly


Series cast summary:
 Gary Brooks (37 episodes, 2008-2010)
 Allison Brooks (37 episodes, 2008-2010)
 Tom Brooks (37 episodes, 2008-2010)
 Louise Brooks (36 episodes, 2008-2010)
 Dennis Lopez (20 episodes, 2008-2009)
 Curtis (17 episodes, 2009-2010)
 Sasha (17 episodes, 2009-2010)
 Dr. Walter Krandall (15 episodes, 2008-2009)


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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis




TV-14 | See all certifications »




Release Date:

24 September 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Project Gary  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


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 »


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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

I Like This Show. It Is Fun.
2 May 2010 | by (BangaLore) – See all my reviews

I have watched only 4 sitcoms (Friends, HIMYM, Big Bang Theory, Two & A Half Men - the first three are my favourites and the last one, I really hate) and this is my fifth. So, all of the clichés or stereotypes are not ALL clichés for me. This is a very funny show in my opinion. I watched this after watching the preview scenes on TV which seemed very fun. I have to say, its not bad and it is worth the time to check it out.

Gary divorced his wife of 15 years, Allison after built up tensions and hatred from the last few years. They have two children - a girl and a boy. I loved the girl as she's so compassionate towards environment, people and life in general. The boy is hilarious whenever he comes on screen (wat will I do when she expects me to tap it?!!). Gary is a type of jock and we all know that he is not cut out for the mature acting part, and I really liked him. His 40 year old wife, Allison is hot and she is also a really likable character. Gary is playing the field for now as he is a free man and just one month after the divorce, he is already in a relationship with another single mom.

Even though the show is about middle aged parents problems with their life, the writers have wonderfully concocted a very lovable family with some good writing. We don't have dumb beautiful girls every episode like in Two & A Half Men and the characters are fleshed out as well as you can expect out of a comedy sitcom. Nobody in this show is someone who you would love to hate, maybe Allison, but she's also pretty likable for me. The acting is OK for the most part, but sometimes Gary comes across as just delivering his lines, but it can be overcome because the screenplay is so much fun. The daughter's character is my favourite because she's so cute, loyal to her cause, and very positive towards life and the one scene I really like is when Gary tells her that she is beautiful and she blushes and tells him 'I knooooow. My friend's lazy eye totally corrected itself when he saw me.' That was actually really cute. I have seen 14 episodes of 'Gary Unmarried' and I am looking forward for the rest of the season. Though not a great sitcom like my favourites, this is a perfectly fine entertaining show for me to pass time in the evenings when I come back from college.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Season 2 is crap rtopsche
please, ditch the brother! Jax1984
Last nights episode!!! MrZiggles
Gary Unmarried Vs. Cheers ? twomoon3
Jaime King tom1215
People's Choice gsurman
Discuss Gary Unmarried (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page