A vapid aspiring model killed in a car crash gets brought back to life as an intelligent, overweight lawyer, hoping to find the meaning of inner beauty.

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 Jane Bingum (78 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Teri Lee (78 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Kim Kaswell (78 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Stacy Barrett (78 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Grayson Kent (78 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Jay Parker (52 episodes, 2009-2012)
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 Owen French (43 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Fred (38 episodes, 2009-2014)
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Deb, a shallow model's sudden demise results in her being reincarnated as Jane, a plus size lawyer with astonishing intelligence. As Deb sees life through Jane's eyes, she realizes it doesn't matter how big you are, just how you accept it and know you're beautiful no matter what people say.

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Life is funnier the second time around. See more »

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Brooke Dorsay is 7 and a half years younger than Brooke Elliot. In many instances, it is established Jane is 8 years older than Deb. See more »

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Fred: I've heard about physical attraction before, chemically I understand it but I've never experienced it.
Jane Bingum: What, you've never had a crush?
Fred: Up there all I meet are dead people.
Jane Bingum: Well, forget it, okay? Stacey's out of your league. You'll be setting yourself up for a world of hurt.
Fred: No no no, you don't understand! I look at this Stacey, and I, and I can't help it. I wanna, I wanna do her grocery shopping, wanna, wanna re-roof her house. I wanna... hunt animals and bring her the MEAT.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.140 (2011) See more »

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Brooke Elliott, the new "It" Girl
5 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like Tom Hanks, Brooke Elliott has "that certain something", that very few actors have. It has to do with Likability. She exudes a very pleasant charm. She makes it easy to believe that a sweet, model-aspiring airhead has inhabited a high power attorney and has access to her rapid-firing brain cells. I like it that the Jane Bingum character has a golden moral compass and yet is playful like a Sex in the City girl. Kudos to the creator and writers for creating a character that is like a real person. The Jane Bingum character reveals great sensitivity and vulnerability along with areas of great strength and fortitude. This is no "one note" character like the many that usually populate series TV shows. Drop Dead Diva is both high drama and wry comedy by virtue of its excellent writers. But, where would this show be without Brooke Elliott? It will be interesting to see what she does next. I predict a smart producer or director will cast her in a movie on the big screen very soon.


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