Comedy Clicks – USA Edition – Accidentally On Purpose

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 cancelled after one season because CBS decided to eliminate Wednesday night comedies – Accidentally On Purpose 

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About the Show

Summary of Plot

Billie, a woman in her 30’s, wants to settle down and have a family. When she tells her boyfriend James this, he tells her he doesn’t want that, so they break up. She gets drunk and hooks up with a guy named Zack. Upon discovering that she’s pregnant, he moves in to try and help her..- IMDb


Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 Season


Jenna Elfman – Billie
Jon Foster – Zack
Ashley Jensen – Olivia
Lennon Parham – Abby
Nicolas Wright – Davis



  • The main character is a film critic, and the episodes are named after movie titles.
  • Ran on CBS from September 21, 2009 to April 21, 2010
  • On May 18, 2010, CBS cancelled the series after one season.
  • The theme song for the show is “Birds of a Feather”, written by David Fagin of the indie-rock band The Rosenbergs. The song is on their album Department Store Girl.
  • Accidentally on Purpose received mixed reviews, scoring a 50/100



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