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Chance of a Lifetime (1998)

TV Movie | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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...See moreIrreverent 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. Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Writers
Mark Stein (story) (teleplay) | Renee Longstreet (teleplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Sabrina Plisco (as Sabrina Plisco-Morris)
Casting Directors
Simon Ayer | Beth Hymson (as Beth Hymson-Ayer)
Production Designer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Mar 29, 1998

Release date
Mar 29, 1998 (United States)

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23 cast members
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John Ritter
Tom Maguire Tom Maguire   See fewer
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Katey Sagal
Irene Dunbar Irene Dunbar   See fewer
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David Naughton
Art Haber Art Haber   See fewer
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Charles Rahi Chun
Doctor (as Charles Chun) Doctor (as Charles Chun)   See fewer
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Jean Stapleton
Mrs. Dunbar Mrs. Dunbar   See fewer
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Lynne Thigpen
Ms. Wood Ms. Wood   See fewer
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Julie Lauren
Hannah Hannah   See fewer
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Doug Carfrae
Maitre D' Maitre D'   See fewer
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Michelle Ivy
Couple on bridge Couple on bridge   See fewer
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Paul Linke
Ernie Ernie   See fewer
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Nate Reese
Priest Priest   See fewer
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Nicholas Shaffer
Justice of Peace Justice of Peace   See fewer
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Paul Stroili
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Ratings Breakdown

6 / 10 | 184 votes