The show's premise is centered on Jaye Tyler; a recent graduate with a philosophy degree, who holds a dead-end job as a sales clerk at a Niagara Falls gift shop. Jaye is the reluctant participant in conversations with a variety of animal figurines which direct her via oblique instructions to help people in need.
Last Episode01x04 Pink Flamingos Aired: Apr. 01, 2004
After ignoring a group of lawn flamingos, Jaye's father is seriously injured in an accident. Due to guilt, she is easily talked into helping …
Series Fun Facts
- Fox aired the first four episodes out of sequence, although the episodes were produced in a different order than was intended for broadcast.
- Kerry Washington was originally cast in the role of Mahandra, but was recast after shooting her scenes for the pilot. The role was recast (and that episode's scenes were reshot) with Tracie Thoms.
- 13 episodes were produced, but the show was canceled after only four episodes had aired. Afterwards, attempts were made to interest another network in airing the remaining nine episodes,…
[show]13 episodes were produced, but the show was canceled after only four episodes had aired. Afterwards, attempts were made to interest another network in airing the remaining nine episodes, which would have made the show one of, if not the first, American series to change networks midway through its first season. Ultimately, these efforts were unsuccessful, though the entire series was later released on DVD.