Joan of Arcadia

A spirited teen gets visits from God, who takes on various human forms to give her `assignments.' Not at all preachy or pretentious, this is a warm family drama with a classy ensemble cast portraying smartly defined characters, including Joan's police-detective dad and her older brother, a paraplegic. It was one of the few successful scripted shows to p (more…)

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Season 2, Episode 19 Trial and Error

First Aired: April 1, 2005

A school assignment gets uncomfortably personal for Joan when she's chosen to play the role of prosecutor in a mock trial based on the children's story “Jack and the Beanstalk.” On the side of the defense is Grace, who's representing an ill-at-ease Adam in the part of Jack. In other events, Helen is troubled that Kevin is dating Lilly (Constance Zimmer); and an 8-year-old girl's murder appears to be an open-and-shut case for Will. Det. Carlisle: Mark Totty. Glynis: Mageina Tovah.

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  • Premiered: September 26, 2003
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  • Premise: A spirited teen gets visits from God, who takes on various human forms to give her `assignments.' Not at all preachy or pretentious, this is a warm family drama with a classy ensemble cast portraying smartly defined characters, including Joan's police-dete… (more)

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