Arliss Michaels is not a sports agent, he is a sports super agent. To his athletes, and to the world around them, he is God. He is like Jerry Maguire, but without a conscience.

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 Stanley Babson 46 episodes, 1996-2002
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Arliss Michaels is not a sports agent, he is a sports super agent. To his athletes, and to the world around them, he is God. He is like Jerry Maguire, but without a conscience. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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10 August 1996 (USA)  »

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In one episode of the show, we see Ariss Michaels watching on old video of himself winning money on The $10,000 Pyramid (1973) game show. We learn that Michaels used his winnings as seed money to start his agency business. Robert Wuhl was a contestant on the show, and the game show footage that aired was real. See more »

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[Show opening voiceover]
Arliss Michaels: For most of us the dream of becoming a champion remains a fantasy. But for a special few it is very much a reality. We cheer them. We live through them. Athletes are our last warriors. My job is to make their dreams come true. My name is Arliss Michaels. I represent athletes. These are my stories.
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Referenced in Naked Movie (2002) See more »

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Beyond Brilliant
4 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

Arli$$ is beyond brilliant. It is down-to-earth, greedy, and real! I am not a sports fan, but I can't wait to see the next present in store for me when I watch Arli$$. There is no show in TV's history that is able to entertain and move you at the same time, than Arli$$.

The cast:

Robert Wuhl as Arliss Michaels should receive an Emmy

Jim Turner as Kirby Carlisle should receive an Emmy

Sandra Oh as Rita Wu should receive an Emmy (and I luv her! :)

Michael Boatman as Stanley Babson should receive an Emmy

I can't imagine a better cast. They all perform 110%. They bring their characters to life. This show is incredible!!!

-Zafoid


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