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Ben and Kate (2012–2013)

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A free-spirited young guy moves in with his type-A, tightly wound sister under the guise of being his niece's nanny.


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Series cast summary:
 Kate Fox (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Ben Fox (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
 BJ (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Maddie Fox (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Tommy (16 episodes, 2012-2013)


A free-spirited young guy moves in with his type-A, tightly wound sister under the guise of being his niece's nanny.

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Picture the perfect family. They're not it. See more »







Release Date:

25 September 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ben Fox Is My Manny  »

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Did You Know?


Executive Producer Jake Kasdan recommended Dakota Johnson for the role of Kate after seeing her in The Five-Year Engagement (2012), a film in which she was personally referred to by Judd Apatow. See more »


Referenced in One Life to Live: I Got You Babe (2013) See more »

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The feel-series of the year
14 September 2013 | by (London) – See all my reviews

An absolutely adorable feel-good series, should have never been cancelled. Very likable characters and small town story, enjoyed every minute of it. Dakota (Kate)and Nat(Ben) are brilliant, Maggie(Maddie), Lucy(B.J) and Echo(Tommy) are equally lovely. Only a short 16 episodes season, go watch it right now. A sibling/family comedy is a nice breath of fresh air nowadays. Nothing forced about the acting and situations, all the humor is very smartly integrated and played out. Great use of guest stars as well, particularly loved Brittany Snow. The little Maddie is very cute, of course very wise for her age as it is most of the time in TV land, BJ is gold in every scene and Tommy is possibly my favourite character. Go watch it. Now. Bravo.

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