Shannon's Deal (1990–1991)

TV Series   |    |  Drama

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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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Did You Know?


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.


Jack Shannon: Paulie, I'm beginning to think you wanted to get arrested. Why?
Paulie: Why? To publicize my plight!
Harry Shannon: Ah, Paulie, don't try saying them words unless your teeth are in good!


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