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A Minute with Stan Hooper

A Minute with Stan Hooper
Also known as Stan Hooper
Genre Sitcom
Created by Norm Macdonald
Barry Kemp
Written by Norm Macdonald
Cindy Caponera
Barry Kemp
Mike Lisbe
Nate Reger
Joseph Staretski
Directed by Jeffrey L. Melman
Barry Kemp
Starring Norm Macdonald
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Production
Producer(s) Jessie Ward Dugan
Running time 21 minutes
Release
Original channel Fox
Original release October 29 – December 12, 2003 (2003-12-12)

A Minute with Stan Hooper, also known as Stan Hooper, is an American sitcom starring Norm Macdonald. The series was a Carsey-Werner production in association with Paramount Television and aired on Fox. The series was canceled after six of the thirteen episodes produced were aired.

The central character's name, Stan Hooper, was taken from Macdonald's work on Saturday Night Live, but the characters were vastly different. The role also allowed Macdonald to play the straight man among a cast of eccentric characters, a departure from his traditional comedy style.

Plot

Hooper, a famous newspaper columnist turned television commentator, moves his family from their New York home to a small Wisconsin town, Waterford Falls, where he hopes to better get in touch with Middle America in an attempt to make his weekly minute-long television commentaries more appealing to a larger audience. While there, he interacts with the folksy, and largely strange, townspeople of Waterford Falls.

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