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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 ... See full summary »

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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 <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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USA

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English

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1997 (USA) See more »

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Shoot Me Now See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The name "Baxter" was a running joke through out the series. Anytime an off-camera staff member was mentioned, his name was Baxter no matter what department was mentioned. 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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Life Keeps Bringin' Me Back To You
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Sung by Lauren Wood
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One of the best comedies around!!!
13 May 1999 | by Wicky_Wicky_NickySee all my reviews

I started to watch "Just Shoot Me" because a friend had recommended it to me.He said it was one of the funniest series he´d ever seen, and he was right!! "Just Shoot Me" is an excellent comedy with interesting characters. I especially like David Spades sarcastic character, and I wonder why he hasn´t won any awards for his effort yet, although he´s been nominated for an Golden globe, for example. Beautiful women, funny men and a great plot...what more could you want from a comedy-series!?!


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