Cracking Up

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Cracking Up is an American television sitcom created by School of Rock writer Mike White, who also served as the series' head writer. It aired on the Fox Network on Monday nights from March to May 2004. The title of the program and the name of the psychiatrist, Dr. Bollas, are comic allusions to Christopher Bollas, a psychoanalyst, and to his book Cracking UP.

  1. Mike White


Series Cast

  1. Molly Shannon

    Molly Shannon

    Lesley Shackleton

    12 Episodes

  2. Jake Sandvig

    Jake Sandvig

    Preston Shackleton

    12 Episodes

  3. Christopher McDonald

    Christopher McDonald

    Ted Shackleton

    12 Episodes

  4. Caitlin Wachs

    Caitlin Wachs

    Chloe Shackleton

    12 Episodes

  5. Jason Schwartzman

    Jason Schwartzman

    Ben Baxter

    12 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2004 | 12 Episodes

Season 1 of Cracking Up premiered on March 9, 2004.

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Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m



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