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Just Shoot Me! 

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Hot-tempered journalist Maya got herself fired yet again. Unable to find a job anywhere else and facing eviction, she is forced to go work for Blush, her father's fashion magazine.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Laura San Giacomo ...  Maya Gallo 149 episodes, 1997-2003
George Segal ...  Jack Gallo 149 episodes, 1997-2003
Wendie Malick ...  Nina Van Horn 149 episodes, 1997-2003
Enrico Colantoni ...  Elliot DiMauro 149 episodes, 1997-2003
David Spade ...  Dennis Finch 149 episodes, 1997-2003
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Hot-tempered journalist Maya Gallo got herself fired from yet another job when she made an anchorwoman cry on the air with some gag copy on the teleprompter. Unable to find a job anywhere else and facing eviction, she is forced to go work for Blush, her father's fashion magazine. Personality conflicts quickly ensue with high-strung ex-model Nina van Horn, philandering photographer Elliot, and wise-guy secretary Dennis Finch. Written by Jeff Cross <[email protected]>

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USA

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English

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1997 (USA) See more »

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Just Shoot Me! See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The view from Maya's (Laura San Giacomo's) office is of Brooklyn Heights looking from Lower Manhattan. See more »

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The boom mic is visible in a majority of episodes. See more »

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[Jack is complaining about his problems with Maya to Dennis]
Dennis: Let's try a little word association. Boring.
Jack: Mundane.
Dennis: Endless.
Jack: Eternal.
Dennis: Outside-of-job responsibilities.
Jack: [pause] Fired.
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The episode "My Dinner With Woody" uses the same opening credits style as most Woody Allen films. See more »

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Referenced in Action: The Last Ride of the Elephant Princess (2000) See more »

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Life Keeps Bringin' Me Back To You
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Sung by Lauren Wood
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Unmissable!
17 April 2000 | by Nuala SSee all my reviews

When I first watched this show, I must admit, it did not much appeal to me. But once the vibrant characters are etched in your mind, Just Shoot Me is hilarious, unmissable viewing. Not since Newsradio has a sitcom been so witty, and at the same time so outrageous in it's comedy style as Just Shoot Me. A highlight episode (the one that really won me over) features Mark Hammil, who, surprisingly becomes very enthusiastic to recieve the friendship of Finch, Blush magazine's Star Wars geek. Overall, the show is highly recommended!


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