Comedy Clicks – USA Edition – Surviving Jack

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that was based on the book I Suck At Girls – Surviving Jack

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OPening Titles / Theme Tune

About the Show

Summary of Plot

 

A boy becomes a man, and a man becomes a father, in a time before coming of age was something you could Google. – IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 seasons

Characters:
Christopher Meloni – Jack Dunlevy
Rachel Harris – Joanne Dunlevy
Connor Buckley – Frankie Dunlevy
Claudia Lee – Rachel Dunlevy

 

Trivia

  • Is technically a prequel to $#*! My Dad Says (2010), as both are semiautobiographical accounts of Justin Halpern’s relationship with his father.
  • On May 7, 2014, Fox canceled the series after one season, leaving a single episode unaired
  • Review aggregation website, Rotten Tomatoes gives Surviving Jack a score of 68% average rating of 6.2 out of 10, based on 28 reviews.
  • Single camera comedy

 

Clips

 

Trailer

 

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