Shannon's Deal (1990–1991)

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Once a successful corporate lawyer at a prestigious Philadelphia law firm, Jack Shannon lost his marriage and his job, due in part to a compulsive gambling habit. While Shannon maintains a ... See full summary »


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John Sayles

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Writer and Director John Sayles wrote the teleplay for the pilot, and directed one of the episodes. He also has a cameo role in the premiere episode "Words to Music", as a jealous boyfriend who gets into a confrontation with Jack Shannon.


Harry Shannon: You think I'm proud of you? Well, I ain't! Not anymore.
Jack Shannon: You were proud of me for all the wrong reasons. For being the kind of big shot you brought me up to hate. Well, you fell into a bottle, Dad, and I crawled up to a card game! I guess neither of ...


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