PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After his career is sidelined by an unexpected tragedy and a personal blow-up, a single man must take care of his precocious daughter.
The emergency room that Ollie and Gertie went to deliver the baby is the emergency room of the now closed Mercy Community Hospital in Havertown, Pennsylvania, which, by the way, never had that many staff members working in it when it was open. It also never had a maternity department. It's obvious that it is not in the New York City area, by the fact that it has only six beds, four curtains and two rooms.
Everyone, please take your seats. You heard the bell. You know what it means. Last week, the assignment was to write an essay about your family. Who they...
Teacher: And what they...
Teacher: Excellent droning.
While Ollie stands by baby Gertie's crib, the baby is alternately sleeping/awake between shots.
The opening production company title features a CGI rended Jay and Silent Bob, recurring characters from the five previous ViewAskew films. Jersey Girl was the first ViewAskew movie to use the new title.
Kevin Smith has a three-hour "director's cut" version that has screened in Los Angeles and in New Jersey at his Vulgarthon all-day film events. Smith says he will release the longer version on DVD for the film's eventual tenth anniversary.
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