A neurotic book editor is paired with an eccentric writer.

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...  Ian Stark 22 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Henry McNeeley 22 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Jake Donovan 22 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Maddie / ... 22 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Tess Farraday 20 episodes, 1999-2000
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Henry (Harris) is a book editor assigned the task of un-blocking horror author Ian Stark (Shalhoub). Henry is nebbish and a "germophobe"; he always has his antibacterial lotion on hand. Ian is always pulling morbid practical jokes to obstensibly learn how people would react to horrific situations. Written by Tony B

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In this show, Tony Shalhoub plays a carefree type personality whereas Neil Patrick Harris plays a germaphobe. After the show was canceled, they both have successful careers playing the opposite roles. Tony as the germaphobe in "Monk" and Neil as the carefree Barney in "How I Met Your Mother". See more »

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[Tess ate some bad food at a diner]
Tess Farraday: I'm not putting anything in my mouth for a week!
Ian Stark: Have a nice night, Henry.
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Well, why not DVD??
21 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

Looking through all the comments on this show, I see that I am not the only one who couldn't understand the cancelling of this show. But that's water under the bridge, now. BUT WAIT - we have so many shows, including Sports Night, going to DVD. Would it be impossible for NBC to bite the bullet and release it to us fans and include any unaired but taped episodes? What a bonus, what a thought - it'll never happen, right?


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