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Irreverent freelance investigative reporter Tom Maguire hits rock bottom when bigot editor in chief Ivan refuses to print his pieces anymore and his bad back most be operated, but his health insurance just expired. Sympathetic editor Irene Dunbar, feeling guilty she didn't save his job, volunteers for a fake marriage so he can use her insurance. The 'happy couple' in now constantly beleaguered by her mother and an insurance inspector, while each has his own affairs, but the co-habitation also seems to generate meaningful affection.

  1. Mark Stein

    Story, Teleplay

  2. Deborah Reinisch

    Director

  3. Renee Longstreet

    Teleplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Stan Ivar

    Stan Ivar

    Ivan

  2. John Ritter

    John Ritter

    Tom Maguire

  3. Katey Sagal

    Katey Sagal

    Irene Dunbar

  4. Kim Delgado

    Lou

  5. David Naughton

    David Naughton

    Art Haber

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Chance of a Lifetime

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  • March 29, 1998
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

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