Being Jean
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Character: Joan Reynolds
Created by: David Nobbs
Directed by: Greg Antonacci, John Bowab, Ellen Gittelsohn, Bernie Kukoff
Written by: David Nobbs, Dinah Kirgo, Julie Kirgo, Sylvia Alan, Lorin Dreyfuss, Ken Hecht, Bernie Kukoff, David Landsberg, Stephen Nathan, Paul B. Price, Harry Lee Scott
Produced by: Dinah Kirgo, Julie Kirgo
Other cast: Barbara Barrie, Timothy Busfield, Dianne Kay, Richard Mulligan, Timothy Stack, Chip Zien
Episodes: Appeared in all episodes
Original airdate: August 2, 1983
Genre: Comedy
Running time: 30 min

Reggie Potter is tired of his life, especially with his boss CJ and his job at Funtime Ice Cream so he pretends to kill himself. He then dons elaborate outfits to spy on his family and eventually remarrying his "widow" Elizabeth.