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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With a little tweak this show will fly...
22 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show has great timing and it moves right along. You can't help but laugh. I love that there is finally a man on TV who doesn't whine and have his head handed to him each week. He comes off as genuine in trying to find his way through his new lifestyle and all of the speed bumps along the way. It doesn't hurt that he is adorable.

I will put it right along with "2 1/2 Men" because he struggles with things but isn't constantly apologizing for it. His character is in line with "Charlie Harper" in that respect.

The only thing I would change is to pull back on the attack of the ex-wife. That too is like "2 1/2 Men". Even though this ex-wife isn't as bad as that horrific one on the other show (she adds nothing to the show) it could go sour and she could become like her.

I wish the people on this show many happy and funny seasons to come.


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