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Mr. Sunshine 

Ben Donovan manages The Sunshine Centre, a second rate sports arena in San Diego.
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2011  
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Series cast summary:
Matthew Perry ...  Ben Donovan 13 episodes, 2011
Andrea Anders ...  Alice 13 episodes, 2011
James Lesure ...  Alonzo / ... 13 episodes, 2011
Nate Torrence ...  Roman Cohen / ... 13 episodes, 2011
Allison Janney ...  Crystal Cohen 13 episodes, 2011
Portia Doubleday ...  Heather 12 episodes, 2011
David Pressman ...  Mascot / ... 10 episodes, 2011
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Ben Donovan (Matthew Perry) manages The Sunshine Centre, a seconde rate sports/events arena in San Diego. A short lived quirky comedy that chronicles the daily goings-on of misfit folks working in an unorthodox job. Written by jalfredlee

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Oh, joy.

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Comedy

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Andrea Anders previously starred on another former Friends (1994) cast member's show, Joey (2004). See more »

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Referenced in Conan: Airforce One 2: Revenge of President Dracula (2011) See more »

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Comedy as it's meant to be!
17 March 2011 | by rvand-977-534034See all my reviews

Mr. Sunshine is more than an exercise in comedy, it's well written and very well executed with a great cast. The comedy may not be 20 minutes all-out laughing but it's impossible not to have a smile on your face for the entire show! Matthew Perry is outstanding as the misanthropic manager who is not half as bad as he'd like to think or likes others to belief. It's unfair to compare his character to Chandler but his Matt Albie on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip is a fair facsimile. It is very good to see Allison Janney back in a meaty role which allows her to flex her considerable acting muscle. Her interaction with Matt seems natural and absolutely in keeping with the spirit of her character. She is an acting tour de force and, as always, a joy to behold. One can only hope she will do the "the Jackall" again in some future episode. In all this is a solid comedy with much to enjoy and hopefully for a long time.


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English

Release Date:

9 February 2011 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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