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A female sports columnist in Chicago deals with the men in her life including her brother, her best friend and a sportswriter for a rival publication.

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Series cast summary:
Jordana Spiro ...  P.J. Franklin 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Kyle Howard ...  Bobby Newman / ... 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Reid Scott ...  Brendan Dorff 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Michael Bunin ...  Kenny Morittori 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Jamie Kaler ...  Mike Callahan 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Kellee Stewart ...  Stephanie Layne 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Jim Gaffigan ...  Andy Franklin 40 episodes, 2006-2009
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Chicago sports-sage chick P.J. Franklin regularly hosts several same-sports-supporting friends from different walks of life and backgrounds for poker games and hangs out with them, mainly in their regular bar, but also personal events. Her brother Andy joined being bored by married life and legal profession. Their conversations combine the open candor and macho humor of male locker-rooms with the petty details of female tearoom chatter. Written by KGF Vissers

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Sometimes the line between love and friendship is a little blurred. See more »

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Official Sites:

TBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A pasifaló See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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12 December 2006 | by chubbywhiteguySee all my reviews

This show will more than likely be called "Sex and the City" for guys, but after 4 shows, it holds up beyond such a comparison. I would call it "Sex and the City that your boyfriend/husband will actually watch without wanting to pull his eyes out", but I don't think that would fit on a billboard promoting the show. No pretense, well written and acted, down to earth relationship comedy that is not forced like most of today's sitcoms. Plus, no laugh track! And who doesn't need a little Jim Gaffigan in their lives?

Give this one a shot. Unlike network TV, you know that TBS will allow all of the episodes to air and give the show a chance to breathe and grow.


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