Series Summary
After a really bad day (he loses his job and then learns that his wife is having an affair with a mailman) New York attorney Ed Stevens leaves the big city and returns to his hometown in Ohio. Reunited with his old friends, he decides to stick around and try to win the heart of the girl he adored back in high school. So he buys the bowling alley that becomes his impromptu law office and the main hub of activity in town.

Air Dates: 2000 - Present

Genres: Comedy drama

Network: NBC

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  • If you watch only one new show this season, watch Ed...It's a dry-witted, hourlong comedy with dramatic undertones. It's sweet, funny, earnest, endearing and entirely charming. It's got a great cast -- particularly the perfectly cast Tom Cavanagh in the title role -- and even better writing. [6 Oct 2000, p.C08] Show More

  • Like the best TV shows, Ed has a profound point beneath its silliness. It seems it's always possible to return to Stuckeyville, the hometown we carry around inside, and see new possibilities. If we let go and embrace a magical dramedy that dares to dream, we may feel somehow ennobled. [5 Oct 2000, p.E-03] Show More

  • You might call Ed a sentimental comedy, soft rather than biting, with the mushy sensibility of a going-home show like Providence turned into an amusing Jell-O salad. Or looked at from another angle - the simple innocence of an Adam Sandler movie, but with brains instead of body functions. [6 Oct 2000, p.R2] Show More

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