That’s Life


Character: Jules O'Grady

Created by: Diane Ruggiero

Directed by: Christopher Monger, Sharron Miller, Michael Switzer

Written by: Diane Ruggiero

Produced by: Diane Ruggiero, Anne McGrail

Cast Members: Heather Dubrow, Ellen Burstyn, Kevin Dillon, Paul Sorvino, Debi Mazar

Released date: October 28, 2000

Episode(s) Number: 1x05, 2x16

Episode(s) Title: "Bad Hair Week", "Baum's Thesis"

Genre: Drama, Comedy


Episodes Guide

1.05 – Bad Hair Week
aired on October 28, 2000
Directed by: David Semel | Written by: Anne McGrail


Jackie becomes unglued when her irresponsible mother pays a visit. At the same time, Lydia threatens her relationship with Jackie when she chooses to attend a college lecture rather than keep a commitment. Lou inadvertently hurts Paulie’s feelings.
2.16 – Baum’s Thesis
aired on Unaired Episode
Directed by: Paul Sorvino | Written by: Anne McGrail, Lynn Marie Latham


Lydia advises a jock to pursue his dreams, encouraging him not to drop out of college. Jules returns for her grandson’s christening; Jackie begins a quest to find her father. Paulie and Plum talk about having children. Jackie asks Frank to be Victor Francis’ godfather.
Script developed by Never Enough Design