The Jersey

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The Jersey
The Jersey Show Logo.png
Shows Title Screen
Format Teen sitcom
Developed by Thomas W. Lynch
Barry Gurstein
David Pitlik
(based on characters created by Gordon Korman)
Starring Michael Galeota
Courtnee Draper
Jermaine Williams
Brianne Prather
Cheselka Leigh
Theo Greenly
Anna Newman
Meagan Good
Vance Yudell
Michael Bofshever
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 65 (List of episodes)
Production
Camera setup Film; Single-camera
Running time 22 min.
Production company(s) Lynch Entertainment
Thinkfilm
Disney Channel Original Productions
Broadcast
Original channel Disney Channel
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original run January 30, 1999 (1999-01-30) – March 23, 2004 (2004-03-23)

The Jersey is a television series that aired on Disney Channel that premiered January 30, 1999, and based on the Monday Night Football Club books by Gordon Korman. The series finale was on March 23, 2004.

Premise[edit]

The Jersey is about Nick Lighter, Morgan Hudson, Coleman Galloway, and Elliot Riffkin, four teens who discover the magic of "the jersey", a mystical football jersey that transports them into the bodies of professional athletes. This is done in a way similar to the way that the main character in Quantum Leap, Sam, travels from body to body, and there is a different athlete featured in every episode. The show has several sports superstars as guest actors, including Dan Lyle, Michael Andretti, Terrell Davis, David Robinson, Malik Rose, Tony Gonzalez, Shannon Sharpe, Donovan McNabb, Byron Dafoe, Michael Strahan, Kurt Warner, Stephon Marbury, Sergei Fedorov, Kordell Stewart, Jerome Bettis, Junior Seau, Scott Steiner, Eddie George, Sabrina Bryan, Randy Johnson, Tony Hawk, Laila Ali, Peyton Manning, and Danny Farmer.

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Production[edit]

While production on the show wrapped in February 2001, new episodes were shown until 2004. The last few episodes aired early Saturday mornings on Disney and after 64 episodes were shown, The Jersey was completely taken off the air in June 2004.

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