Tucker (2000 TV series)

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Tucker
TuckerCast.jpg
The main characters of Tucker (from left to right), McKenna, Jeannie, Tucker, Claire, Leon and "Captain" Jimmy.
Created by Ron Milbauer
Terri Hughes
Starring Eli Marienthal
Noelle Beck
Katey Sagal
Nathan Lawrence
Alison Lohman
Casey Sander
Composer(s) Mark Mothersbaugh
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (9 aired in pairs 2001) (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Terri Hughes
Vic Kaplan
Rick Kellard
Ron Milbauer
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 30 minutes
(with commercials)
Production company(s) Sudden Entertainment
NBC Studios
Regency Television
Release
Original network NBC
Original release October 2 (2000-10-02) – October 23, 2000 (2000-10-23)

Tucker is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from October 2, 2000 to October 23, 2000 (only first 4 episodes). Eight episodes were broadcast in pairs during rerun season in March, 2001.

Premise[edit]

Tucker's parents have divorced, and so he is forced to move into his despised aunt Claire's house, with her decidedly calmer airplane pilot husband Jimmy and strange cousin Leon. Originally disappointed at the arrangement, he spots their gorgeous neighbour McKenna. From that point forward, he valiantly attempts to become her boyfriend, competing with Seth Green.

The series revolves around divorce, teenage culture and teenage love.

In the UK and Ireland the show aired on Nickelodeon.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
1"Pilot"Allan ArkushTerri Hughes & Ron MilbauerOctober 2, 2000 (2000-10-02)07-00-179
2"Seth Green with Envy"Allan ArkushTerri Hughes & Ron MilbauerOctober 9, 2000 (2000-10-09)07-00-101
3"Everybody Dance Now"Rodman FlenderSheila R. LawrenceOctober 16, 2000 (2000-10-16)07-00-102
4"Big Putts"Lev L. SpiroDaniel Joshua RubinOctober 23, 2000 (2000-10-23)07-00-104
5"You Make Me Sick"Victoria HochbergIra Fritz & Neal HowardMarch 6, 2001 (2001-03-06)07-00-105
6"Homewrecker for the Holidays"James D. ParriottTerri Hughes & Ron MilbauerMarch 6, 2001 (2001-03-06)07-00-103
7"Signed, Sealed and Intercepted"Lev. L. SpiroChuck TathamMarch 13, 2001 (2001-03-13)07-00-106
8"The Eyes of Claire"David StraitonChris Alberghini & Mike ChesslerMarch 13, 2001 (2001-03-13)07-00-107
9"Kiss and Tell"Robert BerlingerSheila R. LawrenceMarch 20, 2001 (2001-03-20)07-00-108
10"A Boob in the Night"David StraitonRick KellardMarch 20, 2001 (2001-03-20)07-00-110
11"Half Pipe, Full Chub"Michael LangeSteve Joe & Greg SchafferMarch 27, 2001 (2001-03-27)07-00-111
12"Señor Lyzardo"Lev L. SpiroTerri Hughes & Ron MilbauerMarch 27, 2001 (2001-03-27)07-00-112
13"A Rottweiler Runs Through It"
"The Family Tree"
Lev L. SpiroRobin Schwartz & Robert TarlowDecember 13, 2000 (2000-12-13)
(see note)
07-00-109
Note: This is listed by various media sources under both titles. Though not broadcast nationally, this episode did air unannounced on the West Coast on December 13, 2000 (from 10:00 pm to 10:30 pm) as filler for Al Gore's live concession speech to President George W. Bush.[citation needed]

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