Comfort and Joy (2003 film)

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Comfort and Joy
Comfort and Joy FilmPoster.jpeg
Genre Romance
Written by Judd Parkin
Directed by Maggie Greenwald
Starring Nancy McKeon
Steven Eckholdt
Paul Dooley
Andrew Chalmers
Dixie Carter
Jordy Benattar
Maria Herrera
Theme music composer David Mansfield
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Cathy Mickel Gibson
Cinematography Checco Varese
Editor(s) Keith Reamer
Running time 89 min.
Production company(s) Lifetime Television
Distributor Lifetime
Original network Lifetime
Original release December 1, 2003

Comfort and Joy is a TV movie directed by Maggie Greenwald, originally airing on the Lifetime cable network in 2003. It starred Nancy McKeon as Jane Berry. The life of Jane Berry was all materialist, until one Christmas Eve, she is involved in a car accident that changes her life forever. She wakes up to discover she is the mother of two, a wife and that her only job is in the house, besides her frequent volunteer work.


Jane Berry is a successful, single entrepreneur, who is Vice President of Ad Agency, has a luxury apartment and a Jaguar. On a Christmas, when she is driving to a company party, she gets lost in her Jaguar, has an accident and hits a pole. Sam (Steven Eckholdt) comes to her rescue to take her out from her wagon now and tells her that he's her husband for the last 10 years and she has 2 children with him. That is when she woke up and realize she is an alternate reality, her clothes and her car changed from Jaguar to Station Wagon. 10 years ago she had dumped her boyfriend and left her job for Sam. Jane is confused by her new world, where she is a new Jane who is completely different from the previous Jane.

Slowly she starts getting used to her new life. After an argument with her parents at Christmas dinner, she is completely impressed by Sam and her family. She kisses Sam and again swoons, finding herself in her Jaguar again after that accident. Sam comes to her rescue and she is back in her original world. She tells Sam that she knows him and is in love with him, which Sam is shocked to hear. They move together to Sam's house to lead a happy life in future.[1]


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