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A free-spirited young guy moves in with his type-A, tightly wound sister under the guise of being his niece's nanny.

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Dana Fox
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Series cast summary:
Dakota Johnson ...  Kate Fox 16 episodes, 2012-2013
Nat Faxon ...  Ben Fox 16 episodes, 2012-2013
Lucy Punch ...  BJ 16 episodes, 2012-2013
Maggie Elizabeth Jones ...  Maddie Fox 16 episodes, 2012-2013
Echo Kellum ...  Tommy 16 episodes, 2012-2013
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A free-spirited young guy moves in with his type-A, tightly wound sister under the guise of being his niece's nanny.

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Picture the perfect family. They're not it. See more »

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English

Release Date:

25 September 2012 (USA) See more »

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Ben Fox Is My Manny See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Abby Elliott was originally cast as Kate Fox but left the show after the table read for the pilot after it was decided she was too young for the role (the character was written as a 26-year-old while Elliott was 24). She was replaced by Dakota Johnson who at 22 was actually 2 years younger than Elliott. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.185 (2013) See more »

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Blah Blah and TV goes off
15 October 2012 | by ozfan-1See all my reviews

I just don't know if I am too old for this show or what, but the juvenile attitude of Ben is annoying and Kate is just a wimp. The friends of the two are just not at all interesting, especially BJ YAWN! Unlike the earlier review I did for "The New Normal" where the little girl adds entertainment value, the little girl in this show really doesn't add anything to the plot. If Kate was just a single girl living on her own without a kid the show wouldn't be any different. Some scenes don't even make any sense. I think I snickered once during the first episode, but after three shows I will be taking this off my DVR list. It is just not worth anymore of my time. I do not recommend this show at all.

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