Big Brother Jake

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Big Brother Jake
Directed byGary Shimokawa
StarringJake Steinfeld
Barbara Meek
Ben Siegler
Josiah Trager
Gabrielle Carmouche
Jeremy Wieand
Daniel Hifler
Elizabeth Narvaez
Melody Combs
Rachelle Cuzy
Denise Devin
Jane Connell
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes100
Executive producer(s)Chris Auer
Producer(s)Christopher Frederick
Running time30 minutes
Original networkThe Family Channel
Original releaseSeptember 2, 1990 –
February 13, 1994

Big Brother Jake is an American sitcom starring Jake Steinfeld that aired on The Family Channel from September 2, 1990 to September 1, 1994.


The show follows the life of Jake Rozzner (Steinfeld), a former Hollywood stuntman who returned to his "foster" home to help out his recently widowed foster mother, Connie "Ma" Duncan with her foster children. The foster family included Lou, Kateri, Jill, Andy, and Dave. Jill left the show after two seasons and a young, abandoned Asian girl, Caroline was in the care of Ma Duncan.

Gary was Jake's good friend from high school who was now a lawyer and Jane was Jake's former high school girlfriend. Miss Morgan was the social worker before being replaced with Miss Domedian. The older youngsters attended Frederick Douglass High School. Jake was the narrator of the show.


  • Jake Steinfeld as Jake Rozzner
  • Barbara Meek as Connie "Ma" Duncan
  • Ben Siegler as Gary MacClemore
  • Josiah Trager as Loomis "Lou" Washington
  • Gabrielle Carmouche as Kateri Monroe
  • Jeremy Wieand as Andy King
  • Daniel Hilfer as Dave King
  • Elizabeth Narvaez as Jill Kenyon (1990–1992)
  • Melody Combs as Jane O'Hara (1991–1993)
  • Rachelle Guzy as Caroline (1992-1994)
  • Denise Devin as Miss Meg Morgan (1990-1991)
  • Jane Connell as Miss Roberta Domedian (1991-1994)

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