Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane

Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane
Also known as ''Zoe...''
Genre Sitcom
Created by Daniel Paige
Sue Paige
Directed by Robert Berlinger
Gil Junger
Jeff McCracken
Brian K. Roberts
Jonathan Weiss
Dana DeVally Piazza
Craig Zisk
Starring Selma Blair
David Moscow
Michael Rosenbaum
Azura Skye
Theme music composer Steven R. Burry (Season 1)
Opening theme "Charmed" by My Friend Steve (Season 1)
Composer(s) Roger Boyce
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 26 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Michael Jacobs
Peter Aronson
Producer(s) Jim Freedman
Mike Rowe
Morgan Sackett
Jean Zuhorski
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Michael Jacobs Productions
Touchstone Television
Distributor Buena Vista Television
Original network The WB
Original release January 17, 1999 (1999-01-17) – June 11, 2000 (2000-06-11)

Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane is an American teen sitcom starring Selma Blair, David Moscow, Michael Rosenbaum, and Azura Skye that premiered in 1999 on The WB network (now known as CW). During development, the show was initially known as Zoe Bean and was later retitled Zoe... during its second season.

The series ran for a total of 26 episodes (13 each season).

Main characters

The series centered on four eccentric high school friends in New York City.

The show also starred Mary Page Keller as Zoe's single mother Iris during the first season. Scott Foley, fresh from Dawson's Creek, appeared in the pilot with the intention of having him star in the series as Zoe's love interest. But once the pilot finally got picked up, Foley had already moved on to Felicity.

Episode list

Season 1

During the first season, the show centered on the four teenagers as high school students and included guests such as Scott Foley as a college boy Zoe had a crush on, Sara Rue as a wheelchair-using bully, Will Friedle as a charming stoner who dated Zoe, and Jacinda Barrett as a girl who liked both Duncan and Jack.

Jeremy Renner played Jack in the pilot episode.

The first season theme song was "Charmed" by My Friend Steve.

Episode # Production Code Episode Title Airdate
1 516-T Pilot January 17, 1999
2 J-406 "Everything You Wanted to Know About Zoe" January 24, 1999
3 J-404 "When Zoe Met Johnny" February 7, 1999
4 J-409 "To Jack, from Zoe" February 14, 1999
5 J-411 "Sympathy for Jack" February 21, 1999
6 J-403 "Hard Cheese on Zoe" February 28, 1999
7 J-410 "The Trouble with Jane" March 7, 1999
8 J-412 "A Good Man is Hard to Find" March 10, 1999
9 J-413 "The Advice" March 14, 1999
10 J-408 "Under Mom's Thumb" April 11, 1999
11 J-402 "Down and Out at Bleecker and Houston" May 2, 1999
12 J-407 "Zoe Under the Influence" May 9, 1999
13 J-405 "Run, Man Ray, Run" May 16, 1999

Season 2

When the show returned for a second season, it had been heavily retooled. The friendship between the four friends remained intact, but now they were adult college students. Gone was Keller as Zoe's mom, while Omar Gooding joined the cast as the foursome's friend Doug Anderson. The title had also been shortened to simply Zoe... (pronounced on-air as Zoe Dot Dot Dot) out of fear that the former title was turning off potential viewers.

After the series was cancelled, Michael Rosenbaum expressed disappointment with the fact that the network had cut his character's name out of the title for the second season.[1]

Episode # Production Code Episode Title Airdate
14 226052 "Three Years Later (aka No Good Deed)" January 31, 2000
15 226054 "The Customer is Always Vic" February 7, 2000
16 226056 "I Don't Feel So Good" February 14, 2000
17 226057 "Kiss of Death" April 2, 2000
18 226062 "The Feud" April 9, 2000
19 226063 "A Midsummer Night's Nightmare" April 16, 2000
20 226060 "Crossing the Line" April 23, 2000
21 226058 "Desperately Seeking Zoe" April 30, 2000
22 226055 "Tall, Dark and Duncan's Boss" May 14, 2000
23 226059 "My Dinner with Andy" May 21, 2000
24 226061 "Too Much Pressure" May 28, 2000
25 226053 "Party Girls" June 4, 2000
26 226051 "Three Years Later" June 11, 2000


  1. "Lex Appeal". Soap Opera Digest. Retrieved 2007-01-14.
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