Just Shoot Me 3 Seasons 1997
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1. Sweet Charity In hopes of making a difference at the magazine, Maya suggests that everyone get involved with the charity she's supporting. Convinced that it would make for good publicity, Jack orders the staff to help with a book drive and to pitch in as reading volunteers. But while disappointed in the efforts of the staff, Maya is most upset when her father fails to show up as promised. Chastised by Maya, Jack promises to do anything she wants to help the charity. When Maya doesn't believe him, Jack quickly writes the foundation a check for $50,000. However, his generosity backfires when the foundation chooses Jack, and not Maya, to honor as their Humanitarian of the Year. After watching her father being photographed for the foundation's newsletter with supermodel Amber Smith, Maya is madder than ever about having her efforts overlooked.
2. The Experiment After seeing how easily her father responded to a bumbling but beautiful delivery girl, Maya complains that good looking people get all the breaks. To prove her point, she suggests sending two men, one handsome but stupid and the other well qualified but homely, to apply for the same job. Meanwhile, as Jack struggles to assemble a toy for his baby daughter, Elliott enlists Nina in a practical joke on Finch. After meeting the handsome Derek and the well qualified Neil, Maya sends them out to interview for a job. But Maya's thesis quickly runs into trouble. When Neil returns with news that he's a shoe-in for the job and asks her out for dinner to celebrate, Maya is careful to turn him down, citing journalistic ethics as her reason. However, when Derek returns to announce that he got the job, she accepts his offer for a date.
3. The Assistant As Nina prepares to debate a feminist on the radio, a mistake by a new assistant makes Maya late for an important meeting. As Maya gently points out the error, Cindy apologizes. Yet, despite Cindy's promise not to let it happen again, another oversight results in Maya arriving for a staff meeting unprepared. Meanwhile, Elliott and Finch conspire to sabotage Nina's radio debate. As Cindy continues posing problems, Maya turns to her dad for advice. When Jack suggests firing her, Maya doesn't have the nerve. However, after learning that Jack fired the bumbling assistant himself, Maya storms in to his office to complain, only to find herself interrupting another important meeting. And not one to be pushed around by her dad, she hires Cindy back without telling him.
4. Old Boyfriends When she's caught kissing her new boyfriend in the elevator, Maya asks Finch not to tell Jack anything. But when Finch cannot keep the news to himself, Maya admits she has a new beau, but still says nothing of his age. However, when Jack comes across them at a local bar after work, he's stunned to discover that he and Maya's boyfriend Tom are nearly the same age. Meanwhile, Nina's flirtatious behavior sends a handsome window washer to the hospital after a nasty fall. Though Nina tries to hide her involvement in the accident from the police, she can't keep from telling Elliott. As Nina heads for the hospital to comfort the injured man, Jack notes the irony of Maya's dating Tom after complaining about his being married to a younger woman.
5. La Cage As he's busy working at the office, Finch is approached by Elliott's old girlfriend, Nikki Elston. Unable to resist her erotic advances, Finch agrees to a hot date. However, after learning of their hot date, Elliott warns that a relationship with Nikki can only mean trouble. Meanwhile, after learning that a rival is being paid more, Nina decides to ask for a raise. Despite Elliott's warnings, Maya finds her first meeting with Nikki to be quite pleasant. And following nearly two days of non-stop partying and sex, Finch cannot resist Nikki's erotic charms when she stops by the office. But when Finch misses an important meeting at the office, Elliott discovers that he's being held as Nikki's sex slave. Meanwhile, when Nina asks for a raise, Jack reminds her of the many perks she already enjoys. Even after he's released from her cage, Finch cannot promise to resist seeing Nikki again.
6. King Lear Jet As Elliott looks for way to get supermodel Carmen Electra to agree to a date, Nina worries about being turned down by a co-op's board of directors. Although she has little interest in Nina's problems, Maya does worry about her father's annoying habit of using endearing nicknames for her at the office. Asking him to stop, she makes it clear she doesn't want Jack to show any favoritism at the office. Meanwhile, after having an electric opener installed on his office door, Jack reveals that he is taking his wife to see King Lear. And while Maya makes clear her love for Shakespeare, everyone else can't go far enough to denounce him. When their ill daughter makes it impossible for Jack and his wife to attend the play, news that it's in London and includes a private jet and first-class hotel accommodations suddenly makes Elliott and Nina wild about Shakespeare.
7. My Dinner with Woody After writing a fictional article about a dinner with director Woody Allen, Maya must endure the criticism of her father and her coworkers. But she's delighted when someone claiming to be Allen calls to compliment her about the piece. However, when he drops by the office, Maya finds that the man who called is nothing more than an obsessed impostor trying to pass himself off as the famous director. Meanwhile, a mix-up has Nina giving Jack breath-freshener instead of eye drops. After getting to know the phony Woody Allen, Maya begins to enjoy his flattery and company. Taking his advice, she's even able to persuade Jack into letting her pursue an unpopular story idea. However, despite her delight in having the advice work, Maya is still taken aback to find Woody perched on her balcony when she arrives home from work. Meanwhile, Nina pledges to stand by Jack until his eyesight is restored.
8. Twice Burned Wanting the best possible education for his baby daughter Hannah, Jack is determined to make sure she's accepted at the Woodbridge School where Maya attended as a child. However, it's only after getting a rejection letter from Headmaster Reilly that Jack learns that Maya once burned down one of the school's buildings. And to make matters worse, he paid to have it replaced while thinking he was making a donation to the school. Meanwhile, Finch is the odd man out when Nina and Elliott bond over their mutual admiration for blues legend Cholera Joe Hopper. Despite Jack's efforts to buy his daughter's way into Woodbridge, Headmaster Reilly is unwilling to budge. Recounting the fire that cost the school a building and Jack so much money, Reilly notes that it wasn't Maya who he faulted, but her neglectful dad.
9. Jesus, It's Christmas With greed running rampant at the office, Maya suggests that everyone pool their Christmas present money and give it to someone in need. Dismissing Nina's suggestion that they donate it to her favorite male stripper, Maya decides to give the money to Jesus Santos, the building's night janitor. Although led to believe that he's going to use the gift to open his own business, Maya is stunned when Jesus falls in love with her and uses the money to buy her a series of lavish gifts to prove it. Meanwhile, Finch begs to be invited along for a Caribbean swimsuit shoot with Elliott and a dozen beautiful models. When his pleas to be included in the trip fail to do any good, Finch decides to turn up the heat on Elliott by stealing his favorite camera lens. And though Elliott tries to resist, the lure of his lucky lens proves too strong and he invites Finch along.
10. Elliot the Geek Upon learning of the death of an old high school teacher, Elliott announces that he's going to use the memorial service to prove to his former classmates that he's a success. But while Elliott claims to have always been popular, the yearbook pages faxed by his mother to Finch reveal that he was really a nerd. As his plans to impress everyone are set back by a large ugly pimple, losing his contacts forcing him to wear his old glasses makes everyone sees just why he was considered a geek. Meanwhile, when Jack gives him lessons on how to intimidate the staff, Finch has no problem getting Nina to change her mind about charging an expensive mirror to the magazine. When being exposed as a nerd sends Elliott into a tailspin, Jack insists that Maya take responsibility for bringing him out of it and getting him back to work at once. However, Maya finds her efforts to bolster Elliott's confidence working too well when he vows to use the late teacher's memorial service to promote himself.
11. Sewer Upon learning that a college roommate who is now a well known Middle East correspondent is coming to town, Maya is anxious to prove that she's a hard hitting journalist, too. So when she proposes a story about a clothing manufacturer's toxic waste dumping, Jack agrees to let her do it. Meanwhile, with the approach of Jack's birthday, Finch and Nina square off over who can get him the best present. When foreign correspondent Erin Simon arrives, Elliott invites her to join him at a popular nightclub. But Maya is forced to beg off so she can cover her waste dumping story instead. And upon returning home empty-handed from her stakeout, Maya is stunned to find that Erin spent the night with Elliott. Meanwhile, when Finch gets Jack's childhood hero Cowboy Pete Hamilton to appear for his birthday, Nina gets the cowboy's simian sidekick, Monkey Dan. Warned by Maya against a one night stand, Elliott is surprised to find Erin is leaving him after their night together.
12. Pass the Salt With his dad in town for a fireman's convention, Finch is nervous about him dropping by the office. But when he does, Finch is surprised when Red invites him out for dinner and a Broadway show. And as Maya and Finch both agree that it's awkward having their parents at work, Red joins Jack in his office for a drink and recognizes Nina as a calendar model from many years ago. Meanwhile, unsure about the safety of her neighborhood, Jack nervously accepts an invitation for dinner at Maya's apartment. Following his night out with Red, Finch discovers that his dad thinks he's gay. Though he tries to dispel this ill-conceived notion, Finch has a hard time getting either Nina or Elliott to tell Red the truth. Meanwhile, when Nina apartment is robbed, she borrows a neighbor's furniture in order to fool her dad. Over drinks, Finch discovers that his two brothers, Scottie and Buck, think he's gay, too.
13. In the Company of Maya With Nina's encouragement, Maya asks freelance writer Steve McPherson out on a date. While Steve seems to agree, Maya is stunned when the writer files a sexual harassment complaint against her. And though Maya is determined to straighten out the misunderstanding, Jack insists that she let the magazine's lawyers handle it. Meanwhile, Elliott's new girlfriend stars in a commercial for a hemorrhoid medication. As Maya begins to suspect Steve of bringing the lawsuit simply to make some easy money, she's less than happy when Jack arranges for the staff to attend a sexual harassment seminar. But after it makes her realize that Steve may have gotten the impression that his employment was contingent upon their having sex, Maya suspects she could be guilty of harassment after all. Meanwhile, as a result of the successful commercial, Elliott's embarrassment increases right along with Staci's popularity.
14. The Walk After arriving at work to propose a story about plastic surgery, Jack's mood turns unexpectedly ugly. Ordered to leave her father alone, Maya and her colleagues look for what could have suddenly caused his mood to sour. And after ruling out a possible health problem, Maya begins to suspect her dad is having an affair. Meanwhile, Finch is surprised when a fellow employee suddenly responds to his suggestion that they go out on a date. While Nina uncovers a problem with some alterations Jack wanted made to an old school jacket, a look at a photograph on his desk convinces Maya that her suspicions of an affair are justified. Between Elliot's close scrutiny of the photo and a search of his phone messages, Maya concludes that he's involved with a waitress named Rhonda. Meanwhile, Finch realizes he's being played for a fool after Courtney asks him to pick up an old boyfriend at the airport.
15. College or Collagen When the student she's been mentoring for several years comes to visit, Maya takes care to warn her dad and the staff to be on their best behavior. Despite getting good grades and having lots of friends at school, Karey senses that something still isn't quite right with her life. Recalling how she once turned down an opportunity to study in Paris during her own college years, Maya encourages Karey to pursue something she's passionate about. Meanwhile, Finch agrees to fill in for Jack's wife at the Gallo's regular bridge game. After encouraging Karey, Maya is stunned to find she's decided to become a model. And while Maya tries to point out the many pitfalls of getting a modeling career off the ground, Elliott reveals that she already has a number of offers to work. However, Nina begins to have second thoughts about pushing Karey to model after discovering she's also a gifted poet.
16. Nina in the Cantina When Maya suggests Nick Hewitt for a celebrity profile, Nina recounts her romantic encounter with the "Angry Man of Rock 'n' Roll" during a vacation in Mexico. While claiming the perfect weekend inspired Nick to write the hit song, "Nina in a Cantina," Nina prefers just keeping it a fond memory. However, when Maya mentions that Nick seems interested in a reunion, Nina agrees to meet. Meanwhile, as Elliott accuses a famous photographer of stealing his best ideas, Finch is appalled when given Jack's latest art project. During an interview, Maya discovers that Nina wasn't the inspiration for the song and that Nick doesn't even remember meeting her, let alone spending a weekend together 25 years ago. Once Nina arrives at the bar, Maya asks Nick to pretend he does. But when Nick then agrees to give her a call the following day, Maya is forced to tell Nina that he hurriedly left town to resist any temptation to rekindle their affair.
17. Amblush When Maya complains that the title for her latest article was changed without her knowing it, Jack offers an invitation to fill in for him as a guest lecturer at a university seminar. Though preferring assurances that her work won't be tampered with in the future, Maya cannot resist the chance to speak. But when the audience doesn't hesitate to attack the magazine for objectifying women and promoting inequality, Maya appeals for calm as she tries to defend the changes she's already made. Meanwhile, Nina seeks Elliott's help reviving her modeling career. But after agreeing to be painted gold for her pictures, she's stunned when Elliott is out of the solvent to remove the paint. Following her disastrous lecture, an article in the student newspaper exposes Maya's less than flattering remarks about her co-workers. Reminding his daughter of the many good works the magazine has performed over the years, Jack admonishes her to defend it at every opportunity.
18. Nina's Bikini As Finch challenges Maya to be more daring, a new restaurant wants to enshrine the bikini Nina made famous in a photograph twenty years ago. And despite being offered $10,000 for the bikini by a Japanese fan, Nina agrees to have it hung on the wall of the Model Cafe for everyone to see. Meanwhile, Elliott reluctantly agrees to take some sexy photos of Jack. As Nina and her friends arrive for the unveiling at the Model Cafe, they discover that the bikini has been placed above the restaurant's garbage dumpster. Unable to persuade the manager to move it, Nina's friends do their best to make her feel better about the awkward placement. However, with some encouragement from Finch, Maya agrees to steal the bikini so Nina can sell it to her Japanese fan. Meanwhile, Jack balks at Elliott's suggestions to make his pictures sexier. After casing the cafe, Maya and Finch have no problem stealing Nina's swimsuit.
19. The Kiss In order to keep him from renting something he may not even want, Elliott asks Maya to help him look at a new apartment. When Elliott sees the fabulous place and learns of its outrageously low rent, he's ready to move, regardless of what Maya has to say. But the elderly landlady prefers a young married couple, so Elliott quickly introduces Maya as his wife. And once the opportunity to put on a good show presents itself, he gives Maya a passionate kiss. Meanwhile, Jack's trust is destroyed upon discovering that Finch has been renting out his office parking space. Following their kiss, both Maya and Elliott worry that they each liked it more than they should have. So when Jack wants to send them to Montreal on a story, both have excuses for not wanting to go. However, Elliott still needs Maya to help him get the apartment and invites her to a weekly tenants party being thrown by Mrs. Pierce. But when Maya refuses to go, he asks Nina instead, hoping that the landlady won't notice.
20. Jack's Old Partner As Nina faces the grim prospect of an income tax audit, Jack is suffering from a case of writer's block that's keeping him from completing his memoirs. Pressed by Maya, Jack reveals that he's stuck at the point where he and the magazine's founding partner parted ways. And that's when Maya discovers that her dad is guilty of pushing Herb aside after they launched the first issue of Blush. Meanwhile, Nina asks Elliott for help by taking IRS auditor Janet Hansen on a date. Realizing that Maya is right, Jack tracks down Herb at the Connecticut toy shop he opened after leaving the magazine, and finds that he still holds a grudge after thirty years. To make good for having forced him out, Jack then hires him as the magazine's new managing editor. But on his first day at work, Herb can't seem to make up his mind about anything. Meanwhile, Elliott's lack of interest in Janet jeopardizes Nina's chances at surviving her audit unscathed.
21. Bravefinch In response to Finch's complaints, Jack hires a new assistant for his personal errands. While warning him about how hard it is to be accepted by the staff, Finch sees that Kenny isn't having any problems. As a result, he worries about being replaced by Jack's new aide. Meanwhile, as Nina decides to give up smoking, Maya mistakes one of her nicotine patches for a Band-Aid. And while quitting cigarettes increases Nina's sexual appetite, the nicotine patch has a dramatic effect on Maya. Worried that he's losing his access to Jack, Finch decides to send Kenny a warning. However, when Kenny comes back with a threat of his own, it's Finch who's worried when he's challenged to a fight after work. And while Finch tries to call attention to the threat, he's unable to convince Jack or anyone else of the danger. Meanwhile, as a result of her nicotine high, a TV interview to discuss Maya's work in an anti-drug program sends entirely the wrong message.
22. Eve of Destruction When Jack's ex-wife Eve drops in unannounced, her long-standing hostilities with him are renewed. Tired of always having her parents fighting, Maya threatens to stop talking to either of them if they can't behave. And hoping it will make things better, she suggests that her mom and dad join her for dinner. Meanwhile, on Jack's invitation, Bill Slatton arrives at the office determined to make the staff work harder. After agreeing to the dinner date, Jack begins to suspect that Eve has come to take back a favorite painting he's supposed to give up as part of their twenty-five year-old divorce settlement. And once Maya lets it slip over dinner that Jack is worried, Eve seizes upon the idea of getting the painting back. Meanwhile, Nina and Finch both find it hard to outwit Bill's efforts. And even though Elliott tries to meet the new standards, Bill sees through his efforts to brown-nose.
23. The Emperor When she decides to attend another celebrity event, Nina throws out her invitation to designer Oskar Milos' fashion show. Retrieving it from the trash, Finch persuades Maya to join him while masquerading as Nina. As Finch ingratiates himself with the fashion world celebrities, Maya is less than guarded about her opinions of Milos's new work. But she's stunned when her candid criticism appears in the next day's newspaper attributed to Nina. Meanwhile, Jack decides to help a reluctant Elliott get a date. When Nina insists she wasn't at the party, Maya steps forward to take responsibility for the misunderstanding. And wondering just how much damage she's has done, Maya is surprised when her father reveals that Milos has withdrawn almost $4 million in advertising from the magazine. So to make things right, she insists on apologizing in person. And upon arriving at the studio, she claims her remarks were misquoted.
24. War and Sleaze When Nina suggests a double date with her and her boyfriend, Maya isn't interested. But when Nina and Roger arrive at her apartment anyway, Maya agrees to have them and their friend Michael in for dinner. Then, while Maya is out of the room, Nina and Roger take off. And after he takes advantage of the moment with a kiss, his back goes out, leaving him stranded. Meanwhile, after insisting that Finch participate in an inter-office paint ball match, an accidental shot takes Jack out of the contest just as it's getting started. Only after realizing he can't move does Michael reveal that he's both married and a Congressman. Because his wife thinks he's on a hunting trip in Louisiana, he cannot call for help. However, Maya is determined to get him out of her apartment. But when Nina provides some pain pills to help get him up and around, he passes out cold. Meanwhile, Jack won't forgive Finch for taking him out of the paint ball contest early.
25. Rescue Me After arranging a blood drive at work, Maya fills the nurse, Tisha, in on her history with the magazine. When complaining about her father hiring a beautiful but inept young writer, Maya gets overly excited and faints. Hoping to take advantage of Maya's condition, Finch tries playing a practical joke. Maya awakes in time to stop him, leaving Finch to use his turn with Tisha to recall how he was hired by Jack after losing his job as a movie theater usher. When Elliott arrives, Tisha claims to be a big fan of his work. In response, he fills her in on how Jack hired him off the street just as he was about to give up on his dream of being a fashion photographer. Meanwhile, Maya again loses consciousness after Elliott graphically describes his own blood donation. As Maya regains consciousness in time to help the hair-brained Shannon, Nina shows up for her turn with Tisha.
|Starring||Laura San Giacomo, George Segal|
|Supporting actors||Wendie Malick, Enrico Colantoni, David Spade, Luis Antonio Ramos, Emilio Borelli, Katrina Rae|
|Executive Producer||Bruce Rand Berman|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
This episode in particular--from the series' second season (first actual fall season)--is so hilarious that I remembered it well enough to rent/view it specifically almost 15 years after seeing it when it originally aired.
Too funny!! Sometimes I just want to sit back, not think too much, and enjoy some hehes. This is the right show.Published 16 days ago by elizabeth turner
Great show! funny, witty and full of style. its about a daughter and father reconnecting through a fashion magazine. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Humberto Velazquez
Very entertaining. Can't wait to buy another season. All the characters are good; Especially David Spade he's so relaxed in this. Fun for all.Published 5 months ago by K. J. Moore
This show was always a cute sitcom. You'll give this show a good chuckle as David Spade steals the show. I always loved the quick cracks they make towards each other. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ariel
Iloved this tv show when it was on, and seeing the first two seasons on DVD made me realize how good it was.cast writing,everything.too bad only 1-3 seasons are available on discPublished 10 months ago by John maloy
If you love this tv series you cant go wrong with buying this dvd.
It is a classic series and its something you can keep forever.
had to return this product. the first two discs in the set were damaged and would not play. very dissapointed.Published 14 months ago by edie