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Center of the Universe is a television series on CBS, which ran from October 27, 2004, until January 19, 2005. The sitcom was canceled after just 10 episodes aired. It was set in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma.

John Goodman starred as John Barnett, a good-natured and successful operator of a security company. The series involved the dependency of his entire family on John for everything -- money, jobs, housing, and personal guidance in every decision.

Tagline: "The world doesn't revolve around John...but his family does."

A total of 15 episodes were produced.

  1. Mitchel Katlin


  2. Nat Bernstein


Series Cast

  1. John Goodman

    John Goodman

    John Barnett

    15 Episodes

  2. Jean Smart

    Jean Smart

    Kate Barnett

    15 Episodes

  3. Spencer Breslin

    Spencer Breslin

    Miles Barnett

    15 Episodes

  4. Olympia Dukakis

    Olympia Dukakis

    Marge Barnett

    15 Episodes

  5. Diedrich Bader

    Diedrich Bader

    Tommy Barnett

    15 Episodes

  6. Melinda McGraw

    Melinda McGraw

    Lily Barnett

    15 Episodes

  7. Edward Asner

    Edward Asner

    Art Barnett

    15 Episodes

  8. Zachery Ty Bryan

    Zachery Ty Bryan

    3 Episodes

  9. Margo Harshman

    Margo Harshman

    2 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2004 | 15 Episodes

Season 1 of Center of the Universe premiered on October 27, 2004.

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Center of the Universe


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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