Holding the Baby (U.S. TV series)

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Holding the Baby
Genre Sitcom
Based on Holding the Baby by Dominic Minghella & Mark Wadlow
Developed by Howard J. Morris
Starring Jon Patrick Walker
Jennifer Westfeldt
Eddie McClintock
Composer(s) Paul Buckley
Jonathan Wolff
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (6 unaired) (list of episodes)
Production
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Howard J. Morris Productions
Granada Entertainment
20th Century Fox Television
Distributor 20th Television
Release
Original network Fox
Original release August 23 – December 15, 1998

Holding the Baby is an American sitcom television series that aired on Fox from August 23 until December 15, 1998. The series is an American version of the British show of the same name.

Premise[edit]

An ad exec hires a female grad student as a nanny for his newborn son when his wife moves to Tibet with another man.[1]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pilot"James WiddoesHoward J. MorrisAugust 23, 1998 (1998-08-23)
Gordon begs Kelly to babysit Danny.
2"Father Knows Breast"Jeff MelmanJack Kenny and Brian HargroveAugust 30, 1998 (1998-08-30)
Gordon fears he has an underdeveloped maternal instinct when joins a class for new moms.
3"Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner"Richard CorrellEllen Idelson and Rob LottersteinSeptember 6, 1998 (1998-09-06)
The parents of Gordon's wife comes for a visit. They have no idea that their daughter is in Tibet with another man.
4"Homeward Boundaries"Richard CorrellAri Posner and Eric PrevenSeptember 20, 1998 (1998-09-20)
Gordon gives Kelly the night off.
5"Looking For Mr. Hoppity"Jeff MelmanJack Kenny and Brian HargroveDecember 1, 1998 (1998-12-01)
Stan's new wife uses Dan's stuffed bunny in a menagerie of stuffed animals.
6"The Gay Divorcee"Jeff MelmanHoward J. Morris and Rosalind MooreDecember 8, 1998 (1998-12-08)
Kelly makes Gordon's Date think that he is gay.
7"One Date at a Time"Richard CorrellEric Idelson and Rob LottersteinDecember 15, 1998 (1998-12-15)
Gordon and Kelly end up ruining each other's dates.
8"Viva Las Gordy"Michael ZinbergEllen Idelson and Rob LottersteinUnaired
Gordon plans a charity event.
9"My Brother, My Wife"TBATBAUnaired
Jimmy offers to babysit Dan while Gordon is at work. Heather Locklear has a cameo.
10"No Man Is A Fantasy Island"TBATBAUnaired
Jimmy gets the leading role in a movie. Gordon's fantasy about Kelly ends up on her answering machine.
11"Make Room For Da Da"TBATBAUnaired
12"Barefoot In The Nanny Park"TBATBAUnaired
13"Gordy's Choice"TBATBAUnaired

References[edit]

  1. ^ TV Guide. "Holding the Baby Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-02-12.

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