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Wonderfalls 

Jaye, 24 y.o. BA loner, lives in a trailer park and sells souvenirs in Niagara Falls. Animal figurines/dolls speak to her and force her to help/interact with people.
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2004  
3 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Caroline Dhavernas ...  Jaye Tyler 14 episodes, 2004
Katie Finneran ...  Sharon Tyler 14 episodes, 2004
Tyron Leitso ...  Eric Gotts 14 episodes, 2004
William Sadler ...  Darrin Tyler 14 episodes, 2004
Diana Scarwid ...  Karen Tyler 14 episodes, 2004
Lee Pace ...  Aaron Tyler 13 episodes, 2004
Tracie Thoms ...  Mahandra McGinty 13 episodes, 2004
Jeffrey R. Smith ...  Muse / ... 11 episodes, 2004
Scotch Ellis Loring ...  Muse / ... 9 episodes, 2004
Neil Grayston ...  Alec 8 episodes, 2004
Ted Dykstra ...  Muse 7 episodes, 2004
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Storyline

Jaye Tyler is a loner living in Niagara Falls who, after graduating college, has fallen into a care-free comfortable rut living in a trailer park and working as a retail clerk in the Falls souvenir shop of Wonderfalls - that is until the souvenirs, and anything in the world with an anthropomorphic face, starts talking to her, insisting she do things in cryptic single sentence messages or there will be dire consequences (or at least lack of sleep). When followed, the resulting ping-pong effect appears to be the work of a divine plan, but soon Jaye becomes smitten with a local bartender and the figurines are telling her to do things that go against every fiber of her being. A reluctant savior, Jaye's hand is forced into the lives of others and befuddles her family in a fight that may not just cost her comfortable life and a budding romance - but her sanity. Written by www.liquidcelluloid.blog.com

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Trivia

One of the above trivia blurbs states that the 4 episodes on disc 1 of the DVD are out of order, but they are actually in the order they were intended to be aired in (Wax Lion, Pink Flamingos, Karma Chameleon, and Wound-Up Penguin). Fox, like they do with a lot of their series (Firefly and X-Files to name a couple) aired those 4 episodes out of order and then cancelled the series (almost exactly like Firefly), but the DVD put them back in the correct order. See more »

Quotes

Wax Lion: Sharon and Poor Bitch sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G. First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes Poor Bitch with the baby carriage.
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Connections

Referenced in Hannibal: Amuse-Bouche (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wonder Why The Wonder Falls
Played by Andy Partridge
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User Reviews

Another great series gone before its time!
5 April 2004 | by pens9091See all my reviews

This series caught my imagination with the very first episode and I was hooked. It quickly moved to #1 on my TiVo and I became emotionally invested in the characters.

But FOX struck its evil axe again and killed another great series. Now what are we left with? Repeats of their latest reality brain drain "The Swan". Fantastic. JUST what I wanted.

I can only hope some other channel sees the potential of this show - if nothing else, just to see the rest of the season.

RIP Wonderfalls, Firefly, Dark Angel, John Doe ....


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Language:

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Release Date:

2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Maid of the Mist See more »

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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