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Second Chances (2013)

TV-G | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 27 July 2013
A single mom of two rents out a ground floor room to a single, injured fireman.


Ernie Barbarash


Jim Buck (as James T. Buck), Karen Struck




Cast overview, first billed only:
Alison Sweeney ... Jenny McLean
Greg Vaughan ... Jeff Sinclair
Edward Asner ... Chief Buddy
Benjamin Stockham ... Luke McLean
Charlotte Labadie ... Elsie McLean
Diego Serrano ... Guillermo
Dawnn Lewis ... Maria
Rance Howard ... Wilbur
Nikki Hahn ... Maddie
Edith Fields ... Minnie Wheaton
James Eckhouse ... Dr. Coleman
Austin Basis ... Attorney Porterson
Stephanie Erb ... Ms. Hutton
Barry Livingston ... Bill
Briana Lane ... Regina


A badly injured leg forces hunky fireman Jeff, who lost his father in a fire as a young boy, to rent a ground floor room during his recovery. Thus he moves in with divorcée Jenny, a 911 emergency call center operator, and her fatherless young children, Luke and Elsie, who soon dote on him as an ideal substitute father and try matching him with their mother. She recognizes his good influence but fears another breakup would be too hard. Jeff's retired former fire chief 'Buddy' being in the home where the kids read books to earn money ultimately works wonders. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Romance


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Hallmark recipes
2 January 2014 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

a film without surprises. the plot, the problems, the end , the pink sauce - all is well known. but it is not boring, not dusty. and, in few scenes, it becomes almost charming. the secret - first, the Prince Charming represented,in a honest role, by Greg Vaughan. than - the children. and, sure, Ed Asner in a not great but useful role.dramatic and dramatic story of a fireman and a dispatcher, the past, present and future in a impressive combination, the choices and the hesitations, the wise kids and the best choice. a family film who represents another page for life lesson. for Hallmark - a must see. for the others - a not so bad oasis of comfortable entertainment.

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27 July 2013 (USA) See more »

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