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Drop Dead Diva 

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A vapid aspiring model killed in a car crash gets brought back to life as an intelligent, overweight lawyer, hoping to find the meaning of inner beauty.

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Josh Berman
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Series cast summary:
Brooke Elliott ...  Jane Bingum 78 episodes, 2009-2014
Margaret Cho ...  Teri Lee 78 episodes, 2009-2014
Kate Levering ...  Kim Kaswell 78 episodes, 2009-2014
April Bowlby ...  Stacy Barrett 78 episodes, 2009-2014
Jackson Hurst ...  Grayson Kent 78 episodes, 2009-2014
Josh Stamberg ...  Jay Parker 52 episodes, 2009-2012
Lex Medlin ...  Owen French 43 episodes, 2011-2014
Ben Feldman ...  Fred 38 episodes, 2009-2014
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Storyline

Deb is a shallow model whose sudden demise results in her being reincarnated as Jane, a plus-size lawyer with astonishing intelligence. As Deb sees life through Jane's eyes, she realizes it doesn't matter how big you are, but how you accept it and know you're beautiful no matter what people say.

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Comedy | Drama

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USA

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English

Release Date:

12 July 2009 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Ben Feldman (Fred) was only supposed to appear as a guest star in the pilot. When the show was sold to Lifetime it was decided that his character was necessary and he was brought back. He decided to leave the show to pursue other opportunities, even though he was asked to return. See more »

Quotes

Fred: I've heard about physical attraction before, chemically I understand it but I've never experienced it.
Jane Bingum: What, you've never had a crush?
Fred: Up there all I meet are dead people.
Jane Bingum: Well, forget it, okay? Stacey's out of your league. You'll be setting yourself up for a world of hurt.
Fred: No no no, you don't understand! I look at this Stacey, and I, and I can't help it. I wanna, I wanna do her grocery shopping, wanna, wanna re-roof her house. I wanna... hunt animals and bring her the MEAT.
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The End a Disappointment
26 June 2014 | by margil-1See all my reviews

They took a good show and murdered it. I was particularly disappointed that Jane did not do the singing in the last show!!!!! The story line became so stupid it was beyond fantasy. It should have ended with the wedding and if they wanted it to end with the babies, how about showing some newborns and the cast gathered around the mom. If that put too much focus on Stacy, then have Jane hold one kid and say the things they said going into her house. They could talk about their own kids while holding the new baby. I was all a big mes. At least they found someone for Kim at the end. I kept thinking of the show when it started. It was really good. I enjoyed the singing when Jane would sing like a regular person not in a dream. Why did they stop her from singing? The first three seasons were the best.


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