Irishman Benjamin Madigan is a successful New York architect, recently divorced, who tries to get back into the dating scene with help from teenage son Luke. Seamus, Ben's widower father, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Gabriel Byrne ...  Benjamin Madigan 12 episodes, 2000
Roy Dotrice ...  Seamus Madigan 12 episodes, 2000
John Hensley ...  Luke Madigan 12 episodes, 2000
Grant Shaud ...  Alex Rosetti 12 episodes, 2000
Sabrina Lloyd ...  Wendy Lipton 5 episodes, 2000
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Irishman Benjamin Madigan is a successful New York architect, recently divorced, who tries to get back into the dating scene with help from teenage son Luke. Seamus, Ben's widower father, also moves in with the Madigan men, and much hilarity ensues. Written by Brian Barjenbruch

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USA

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English

Release Date:

6 October 2000 (USA) See more »

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Madigan de père en fils See more »

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New York City, New York, USA

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1.33 : 1
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[Benjamin just walked into a bar where his father was witing for him]
Seamus Madigan: Ah, Benji. Did Jesus tell you I was here?
Benjamin Madigan: Yes dad, and the doorman's name is "Hay-soos".
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Rob Lowe/Eminem (2000) See more »

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Another victim of lack of instant gratification by the networks
6 August 2017 | by ragingbull1965See all my reviews

Since I am interested in Irish culture, I actually liked this series because it was a very humorous mix of Irish and American cultures. Sadly, as with so many other series that came before and after this, it was not a ratings success and ABC decided to cancel it after only 9 episodes. These very short-sighted network execs seem to forget that some of the best television series were not top-10 or -20 shows in their first season but they later caught on with the viewing public and became major successes. Series like The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers, Hill St. Blues and the Odd Couple started off with very low ratings (in the case of the Odd Couple, it didn't become a success until after it had gone into syndication). If these series were shown today, they probably would not survive the first season. Over the last 10 years, some very good series like Pan Am, Alcatraz, The Firm and Tron Uprising were canceled after just one season because of poor rating. Instead of having faith in their products finding an audience, the networks decided to kill these series too soon. Nowadays, if you aren't in the top-10 in your first month, you won't last very long and that's a shame.


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