Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005)
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God appears to Joan as Rocky, the young boy that she babysat with Cystic Fibrosis. He asks her to read the paper and it turns out to be his obituary. At the cemetery after the funeral, Joan... See full summary »

Director:

Timothy Busfield

Writers:

Barbara Hall (created by), Hart Hanson

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Mantegna ... Will Girardi
Mary Steenburgen ... Helen Girardi
Amber Tamblyn ... Joan Girardi
Jason Ritter ... Kevin Girardi
Michael Welch ... Luke Girardi
Chris Marquette ... Adam Rove
Becky Wahlstrom ... Grace Polk
Sydney Tamiia Poitier ... Rebecca Askew
Mitch Longley Mitch Longley ... Barry 'The Bear' Caldwell
Elaine Hendrix ... Ms. Lischak
Derek Morgan ... Undersheriff Roy Roebuck
Aaron Himelstein ... Friedman
David Dorfman ... Rocky Tardio
Corinne Bohrer ... Sylvia Tardio
Jonathan Banks ... Sheriff Mike Rakowski
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Storyline

God appears to Joan as Rocky, the young boy that she babysat with Cystic Fibrosis. He asks her to read the paper and it turns out to be his obituary. At the cemetery after the funeral, Joan and her mom run into Adam and his father. When Joan learns how Adam's mother died and that Adam is no longer making his art she becomes concerned. Meanwhile the Chief is feeling the ramifications of the FBI corruption investigation. The governor dissolves the city government of Arcadia including the police force and the Sheriff's office will be taking over. While the Sheriff makes Will a job offer, he'd rather do something he's more suited to but there's the problem of supporting his family. Further complicating things, Kevin has finally decided to get back into sports with wheelchair basketball but ends up in the hospital. There he encounters his boss and they finally acknowledge the sexual tension between them. Finally, there's Luke who has to find a new science fair project after is computer is ... Written by Havan Ironoak

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2004 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Rocky told Joan that, statistically, she would die on February 5, 2066. See more »

Goofs

When Will and Joan find each other up in the middle of the night, they discuss a childhood nightmare of hers involving koalas, but refer to the marsupials by the common misnomer "koala bears". See more »

Quotes

Will Girardi: Good morning, Adam. Eat some breakfast. Make my wife happy.
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Soundtracks

Time
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Written by Chantal Kreviazuk
Performed by Chantal Kreviazuk
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