A Texan teen moves to New York City to follow her dreams and ends up as a nanny for a high profile couple's four children.
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 Jessie Prescott (98 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Emma Ross (98 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Luke Ross (98 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Ravi Ross (98 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Zuri Ross (98 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Bertram / ... (98 episodes, 2011-2015)
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The series follows Jessie Prescott, a young woman from a small town with big dreams who, rebelling against her strict father, decides to leave the military base in Texas where she grew up and moves to New York City. She accepts a job as a nanny and moves into a multi-million dollar penthouse on the Upper West Side with the wealthy Ross family which includes: jet-setting parents, Morgan and Christina; and their four rambunctious children: Emma, Luke, Ravi and Zuri; along with the family pet (and Ravi's companion) Mr. (later Mrs.) Kipling, a 7 ft (2 m) Asian water monitor, that was later revealed to be a female. With a whole new world of experiences open to her, Jessie embarks on new adventures in the big city as she grows to rely on the love and support of the children in her care. Assisting her are Bertram, the family's sarcastic butler, and Tony, the building's 20-year-old doorman. Written by Anonymous

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Jessie was so popular that Disney rewarded it with a spin-off. However, in the spin-off, Cameron Boyce (Luke) doesn't star it it, due to him starring in Disney XD's "Gamers guide to pretty much everything", and there is a rule that "if you want to star in a new show, you cannot continue working on your current show. There is an exception with filming a movie" so Cameron had to choose. He chose Gamers Guide. See more »

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References The Jungle Book (1967) See more »

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Hey Jessie
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A huge success, especially after the Suite Life
10 December 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

So far I love this show! I used to like the Suite Life, but after its ending, I found this show was an even better replacement. So much better than awkward sitcoms from the past (such as Hannah Montana) and it is definitely geared for older teens since its main character is 18. Being 18 myself I find that the jokes are still G-rated, but just on the edge enough that young adults can fill in the blanks of the jokes (and they're actually funny believe it or not). I also think it is so much better than other sitcoms Disney channel is currently spewing out such as "Mr.Young" or "Kickin' It" as those shows are geared for preteens, have actors that are not very good, and they're not funny at all. If you're looking for the show that the Disney Channel should be clinging on to, it's Jessie. I hope it stays on air for a long time. Highly Recommended for pretty much all ages :)


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