Comedy Clicks

Comedy clicks – USA Edition – Odd Man Out

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 rejected five times by networks before it was made – Odd Man Out

About the Show

Summary of Plot

This show is about a teenage boy living with 5 women (Mother, Aunt, and 3 sisters). It shows the struggles of family life, and how a young man deals with everyday problems.- iMDB

Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 Season

Characters:

Erik von Detten – Andrew Whitney
Trevor Fehrman – Keith Carlson
Jessica Capshaw – Jordan
Natalia Cigliuti – Paige Whitney
Vicki Davis – Valerie ‘Val’ Whitney
Marina Malota Darling – Elizabeth Whitney
Markie Post – Julia Whitney

Trivia

  • This was the sixth attempt to make this show into a series; NBC and ABC rejected the first five.
  • The first actress chosen to play Val Whitney was Lynsey Bartilson. She appears in the first promotional pictures with the show’s cast.
  • It aired from September 24, 1999 to January 7, 2000
  • Created by Ed Decter and John J. Strauss
  • The series was canceled after thirteen episodes and replaced with the reality show Making the Band

Clips

First Girlfriends Club

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