The Jake Effect
|The Jake Effect|
|Created by||Jonathan Groff|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||7 (1 unaired)|
|Camera setup||Single camera|
|Running time||22 minutes|
The Jake Effect is an American NBC situation comedy starring Jason Bateman, Nikki Cox, and Greg Grunberg. Seven episodes were produced to premiere in midseason of 2002, but NBC cancelled the series before a single episode aired.
In 2006, Bravo started airing the series on the "Brilliant But Cancelled" block.
Jake Galvin (Jason Bateman) is a successful lawyer, who has grown disdainful of his job after his latest successful case allows a client to dump Paradichlorobenzine into the Wabash River. Jake then decides to quit his job and join a program where professionals from other fields become teachers.
- Jason Bateman – Jake Galvin
- Greg Grunberg – Nick Case
- Leslie Grossman – Kimmy Ponder
- Kyle Gass – Mr. Seissner
- Patricia Belcher – Vice Principal M. Curtis
- Nikki Cox – Liza Wheeler
- Only Connect
- Flight School
- Parent Teacher Conference
- Don't Mess With Sloppy
- The Jerk Who Came
- The Intervention (To date this is the only episode that has not been aired)
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