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Danson back with new ABC comedy

by Adam Finley, posted Mar 3rd 2006 10:31AM

ted dansonWhile I've always enjoyed both Cheers and Becker, I've never quite been able to make up my mind about Ted Danson. Is he a good actor or just mediocre? I mean, he was good enough that Bruce Springsteen wrote a song about him. C'mon, you all know the words:

You can’t start a fire you can’t start a fire without a spark
This gun’s for hire even if we’re just Danson in the dark....

Well, it's been two years since Becker was canceled, and now our pal Ted is planning yet another return to television, this time for an ABC comedy called Help Me Help You. Danson will play a therapist who leads a therapy group. The show will be about the people in the group, and Ted himself, who, (surprise) has issues of his own.

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Eddie Jr

I love Becker so much.. I am glad they are running so many re-runs of the show, Ted Danson is awesome and I look forward to his new show!!

May 29 2006 at 8:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I've always sort of preferred that other pop song about another sitcom star, Elton's John's "Tony Danza":

Tony Danza, in my hand...

March 03 2006 at 9:31 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Soudns like Bob Newhart. It might be good :o)
He will have to be just a little bit nicer than Becker. I look forward to seeing who else will be on the show?!

March 03 2006 at 3:48 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Doug S.

It sounds like the Bob Newhart Show

March 03 2006 at 12:29 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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