Rachel Dratch is returning to NBC.
The Saturday Night Live alum, who has also occasionally appeared on 30 Rock, has joined the cast of the Kari Lizer project, now titled Lady Friends, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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In the comedy, two female friends — Nicole (Andrea Anders), who seemingly has the perfect life and, Jen, who can't seem to get it together — live two very different lives, but can't live without each other. Dratch will play...
Question: What was the show called that featured a teacher going out with an actress? The theme song was Joe Jackson's "Is She Really Going Out with Him?"
Answer: Actually, to be a nitpicker (which is, after all, what I do), it was Sugar Ray's rendition of Mr. Jackson's far-superior version of that song.
Anyhow, you're thinking of the short-lived I'm with Her, which debuted on ABC in September 2003. Based on creator Chris Henchy's relationship with real-life wife Brooke Shields, it focused on a high-school teacher (David Sutcliffe) who finds himself romantically involved with a star (Teri Polo) and the zany complications such a situation brought about. Problem was, he wasn't with her for long. The show was gone the following April.