Love Monkey

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 1 : Ep 8

    Coming Out

    Aired 5/16/06

  • S 1 : Ep 7

    Mything Persons

    Aired 5/9/06

  • S 1 : Ep 6

    Opportunity Knocks

    Aired 5/2/06

  • S 1 : Ep 5

    The Window

    Aired 4/25/06

  • S 1 : Ep 4

    The One Who Got Away

    Aired 4/18/06

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jason Priestley

    Mike Freed

  • Judy Greer

    Brandy 'Bran' Lowenstein

  • Thomas Cavanagh

    Tom Farrell

  • Ivana Milicevic

    Julia Hixon

  • Katherine La Nasa

    Karen Freed

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  • show Description
  • The series is about four male friends at different stages of life and love as told through the eyes of a single, thirtysomething record executive. Michael Rauch and Mark Johnson will be executive producers. The Love Monkey will be set up at Sony Pictures Television and Paramount Network Television. CBS has issued a midseason order for eight episodes of this adaptation of Kyle Smith's book of the same name. -------------------------------- Broadcast History Jan 06-Feb 06 == Tue 10:00pm CBS Apr 06 - present = Tue 9:00pm VH1 ============================= Since only 3 episodes aired on CBS, this guide is now going to list the VH1 airdates.moreless

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  • Quotes (125)

    • Phil: You're fired. Tom: Now? As in, now-fired? Phil: Within the next fifteen seconds, yeah.

    • Gabby: [about what music to play in the delivery room] We can use some of my music, and put some of my spoken word on it – it’ll help distract Karen from the seemingly endless agonizing pain of childbirth.

    • Shooter: The guys and I’ve been talking. Tom: Oh boy, seven of the scariest words I’ve ever heard. [guys stop and think] Mike: Who are you, Rainman? Jake: Is “I’ve” even a word?

    • Man in Bar: I had the perfect girl. Her sister was even more perfect, so I slept with her.

    • Tom: My relationships suck. Bran: Maybe if you’d stop chasing after emotionally unstable vocalists . . . Tom: They’re not all vocalists, Lola played drums.

    • Tom: It was great sex, especially the way Gabby would do it, all that “Yell my name, yell my name,” stuff.

    • Gabby: What is that they say . . . when you love someone, set them free. Bye, Tom. [leaves] Tom: Wait, did she just quote Sting in the middle of breaking up with me?

    • Karen: What I wouldn’t do for a bottle of vodka or valium.

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    Notes (44)

    • Original International Air Dates: Czech Republic: June 19, 2009 on Nova Cinema

    • Jason Priestley receives the "And" credit.

    • As Tom and Wayne walk in to CBGB, Tom mentions that the Talking Heads performed there. The Talking Heads song "Thank You For Sending Me An Angel" is playing while he said that.

    • Teddy Geiger (Wayne) plays his track twelve hit “Love Is A Marathon” from his CD Underage Thinking at his signing gig.

    • In the opening, Tom is reading “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky.

    • Originally aired on CBS Tuesday January 17, 2006 This episode was rerun on VH1 on: Tues April 11/06 at 7:00pm

    • TIDBITS --> This episode features Teddy Geiger's songs "Love Is A Marathon" and "For You I Will (Confidence)" --> Teddy Geiger, the musician who played Wayne, has an album due out in March. --> Jake, Tom's friend, is a retired professional baseball player and now a sportscaster in New York City. -->Wayne's little sister is holding an American Girl doll, specifically "Molly", when in Tom's office at Goliath Records. --> When Tom steps into the elevator at the end of the episode, the song playing on his mp3 player is "Mr. Brightside" by The Killers. --> Phil's record company, the one Tom joins after being fired, is True Vinyl Records. --> Tom's record company is called Goliath Records.

    • What is a LOVE MONKEY? 1. According to Jason Priestley it's "the idea that being in love or being in a relationship can sometimes prove to be quite a monkey on your back." 2. According to interviews with Judy Greer it's "someone who thinks he's looking for love, but isn't really" and "thinks he's trying to find the right girl but is really just having a good time."

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    Trivia (15)

    • When Tom and Wayne get into a taxi, it is the same taxi (number 3069) that Bran used earlier.

    • The number on top of the taxi Bran hails after she calls Tom a lonely monkey is Z18T (matches license plate) but when she steps into the taxi, the number has changed to 3069.

    • Supposedly Wayne was being picked at 10:00 AM, according to his itinerary, but the clock seen out the back window of his taxi says 5:05.

    • Mike counts 152 gifts for his wife at her baby shower but the number is really 153 - Mike never counted Tom's gift.

    • When Tom and Julia are in Tom's office at Tru Vinyl, you can see a poster for Augustana's CD "All The Stars and Boulevards".

    • During the opening when Tom is remembering how he used to go to school dressed like Gene Simmons, "I Want To Rock And Roll All Night" by KISS is playing in the background.

    • Over Julia's shoulder after she leaves Tom's office, a poster for Interpol's CD Antics can be seen.

    • The CD Tom receives from the man in the crane earlier in the episode is visible on Tom's desk during the "day-before-the-shoot" montage after Nathan quits.

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    Allusions (19)

    • Movie: RAINMAN Jason's character says "the Rainman of speech . . .". This is a reference to the movie in which a man named Ray suffers from schizophrenia and is able to instantly calculate any numerical value by sight.

    • TV Series: ED The Red Baseball Bat, the Timbuk2 Messenger Bag, and the Baseball cap are all references to Cavanagh's former television show

    • Tom: No! People talk? Julia: Just give them something to talk about. Tom: Song title. Julia: Bonnie Raitt. The song they are referring to, "Something to talk about", was on Bonnie Raitt's album "Road Tested", which was released in 1995.

    • Ben Folds appears in the episode outside the hotel where Tom and Julia were trying to find Zoe. He was in a band titled "Ben Folds Five" until 2000, but is now in his solo career.

    • Tom tells Wayne that they need to build him a fan base by putting up a page on myspace.com Myspace is a social networking website where people can blog, make friends, listen to music, etc.

    • Songs 1. Tom says "Maybe they built a city on rock and roll?" This is a reference to the Jefferson Starship song "We Built This City." 2. Phil says "One way or another." This is a reference to the song "One Way Or Another" by Blondie. 3. Phil says "Isn't that ironic" This is a reference to the Alanis Morisette song "Ironic".

    • Bran: He does a spot-on Alan Alda impression. Tom: Wait, he does Alan Alda? Who does Alan Alda? Bran: I know, and it's creepy good. Alan Alda is an Emmy Award-winning American actor, writer, director and political activist, most famous for his role as Hawkeye Pierce in the television series M*A*S*H.

    • James Blunt appears at the end of this episode as himself. He is a British singer/songwriter whose style is a mix of pop and northern soul.

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  • Fan Reviews (155)
  • it`s a show about love its a great show

    By crissu23, Apr 14, 2008

  • delete this post please

    By Chantom, Sep 16, 2006

  • A decent show.

    By da_dunker, Apr 28, 2007

  • I loved the premise and wished I could have seen more.

    By ILuvLuke, Feb 23, 2007

  • Typical american!!! canceling a good show...

    By chinorenaultf1, Oct 06, 2006

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