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      Season 1 – The Job

      2001 Comedy List
      100% 6 Reviews Tomatometer Mike McNeil is an unorthodox New York detective who's trying to juggle work with his complicated personal life, which includes his wife -- and a girlfriend on the side. McNeil also smokes, drinks and abuses prescription medications. The show comes off as a semi-satirical take of contemporary ABC drama "NYPD Blue." Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Mar 14, 2001 Pilot A New York detective (Denis Leary) tackles tough assignments while trying to balance his personal and professional lives. Details Episode 2 Aired Mar 21, 2001 Elizabeth All the guys in the precinct want to be assigned to protect actress Elizabeth Hurley, who is being harassed. Details Episode 3 Aired Mar 28, 2001 Bathroom McNeil (Denis Leary) is taken hostage by an escaped perpetrator and may miss his marriage counseling appointment. Details Episode 4 Aired Apr 4, 2001 Foot The mob is believed to be responsible for a severed foot found in a bag. With Denis Leary and Richard Gant. Details Episode 5 Aired Apr 11, 2001 Massage McNeil thoroughly investigates a massage parlor; Jan arrests a homeless man who turns out to be an old classmate. Details Episode 6 Aired Apr 18, 2001 Anger When cameras capture an altercation, Mike must attend anger-management classes to prevent future incidents. Details Next
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      Previous Ann Hodges Houston Chronicle From smart hip script to slick comedy acting -- good job on The Job. Jan 8, 2020 Full Review Ken Tucker Entertainment Weekly Shot on film with intentionally herky jerky camera work, "The Job" is surprisingly effective. C Jan 8, 2020 Full Review Linda Stasi New York Post "The Job," ABC's new sitcom produced, starring, written and overall done by Denis Leary, who may be the funniest man in town, is the funniest show since "I Love Lucy." Jan 8, 2020 Full Review Erik Leijon PopMatters More than anything, The Job is about those cops' efforts to deal with and sometimes avoid their difficult "job." To that end, it deploys a strong ensemble cast. Jan 8, 2020 Full Review James Endrst Hartford Courant [A] comedy full of ranting that you're going to hear a lot of raving about. Jan 8, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Season Info

      Director
      Tucker Gates
      Executive Producer
      Peter Tolan, Denis Leary, Lauren Carrao, Jim Serpico
      Screenwriter
      Peter Tolan, Mark Martineau, Daphne Pollon, Denis Leary
      Network
      ABC
      Rating
      TV-14 (L|V)
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Mar 14, 2001
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