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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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Country:

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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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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 #21.51 (2012) See more »

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another Poor Single Gal sitcom
20 August 2013 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Kate Fox (Dakota Johnson) is a high-strung single mom caring for her daughter Maddie and her fun-loving loser older brother Ben (Nat Faxon). BJ (Lucy Punch) is her best friend and Tommy (Echo Kellum) is his best friend.

Dakota is great at playing the standard cute awkward girl. I love Lucy Punch and she's playing a character named BJ. Nat Faxon is almost always loads of fun. Even Echo and the little girl are cute. Everyone is cute, loving, and seems like a one happy family. I love everybody in this show although the setup is very standard. They seem to enjoy each other and have good chemistry. It lasted 1 season with 16 episodes. I do wish they could have continued. The traditional setup functioned well.


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