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Jack & Bobby 

The early life of Bobby McCallister, a progressive President of the United States from 2041 to 2049, is explored.
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2005   2004  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Christine Lahti ...  Grace McCallister 22 episodes, 2004-2005
Matt Long ...  Jack McCallister 22 episodes, 2004-2005
Logan Lerman ...  Bobby McCallister 22 episodes, 2004-2005
Jessica Paré ...  Courtney Benedict 21 episodes, 2004-2005
John Slattery ...  Peter Benedict 22 episodes, 2004-2005
Edwin Hodge ...  Marcus Ride 20 episodes, 2004-2005
Keri Lynn Pratt ...  Missy Belknap 18 episodes, 2004-2005
Bradley Cooper ...  Tom Wexler Graham 14 episodes, 2004-2005
Dean Collins ...  Warren Feide 11 episodes, 2004-2005
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Faux documentary series from 2049 about Bobby McCallister, the US president elected eight years earlier, and his older brother Jack. Talking head interviews with Bobby's staff are combined with reenactment footage of the McCallisters' teenage years, dealing with a pot smoking mother and typical high school drama. Also explored is Jack's tentative romance with Courtney Benedict. Written by rmlohner

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This fall, meet two brothers, one whose path will shape the future of us all See more »

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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jack and Bobby See more »

Filming Locations:

Alhambra, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Matt Long, Jessica Paré, and John Slattery appeared on Mad Men (2007). See more »

Goofs

During the first half of the season, Bobby is referred to as being 13 years old, but beginning in episode 1x11 they began referring to him as being 12 years old, which he remains for the rest of the season. See more »

Quotes

Jack McCallister: You're just a lonely, pathetic middle-aged woman who hides behind her words and her books and her freak of a teenage son!
Grace McCallister: Shut up!
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Connections

Featured in The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) See more »

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excellent, just leave out the love angles!
25 September 2005 | by makatang_elepanteSee all my reviews

the first episode of jack and bobby moved me in such a way that i swore to myself i would watch every episode until production ended. so i was there for the second, and the third, and the fourth, and then...oh no, wait a second. no...NO...this can't be happening...it's turning into dawson's creek! when the relationships started flooding in - jack with courtney, then jack with missy, then jack with courtney, then missy with courtney, then bobby with dex, then the mom with the school president, then the mom with the TA...i was becoming so wary to the point of paranoia. every time one of the three leads gets close to a guy or a girl my brain goes...oh no, not a love triangle, not a wrong relationship....oh no! i mean, THIS IS A GREAT SHOW HERE,one with SO MUCH POTENTIAL...the actors are great beyond all expectations from TVland acting...but the writers had to stick with the Love angles?? goodness, there's SO MUCH MORE TO EXPLORE! COME ON! get on it already...how did bobby build such an extraordinary character? will jack and bobby's love/hatred for each other only root from girls?? there has GOT TO BE OTHER angles than these circles of relationships. the mom doesn't even have to have that angle! she could probably have that near the last season or something, but there's just so much boy and girl hoopla here that i can't seem to find the excellence, the passion, the greatness that was in the first episode. EXPLORE FRIENDSHIPS, REAL RELATIONSHIPS, for jack and bobby's sake. I OPEN THIS TO ALL THE PRODUCERS, THE WRITERS...go back to what you started in the first episode! there's so much more to this!


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