Primetime Show Reviews
"In Case of Emergency"
Review by Danielle 1/14/07
"In Case Of Emergency" is a new comedy airing Wednesday nights on ABC.
core group of characters all attended Westwood South High as the class of
87. Harry Kennison (played by Jonathan Silverman) was the stereotypical
high school and is now the divorced single dad; he ends up being the
adult of the group. He is feeling alone and makes the analogy of no longer
having anyone to put down on forms when they ask for who to contact in
Jason Ventress (David Arquette) grew up to be a big business
that contemplates suicide after a big company scandal has him facing an
investigation. Sherman Yablonsky (Greg Germann) grew up from overweight
adolescent into a fit adult capitalizing on his transformation by hawking
a diet plan
based on "not eating for mommy."
Jason ends up rethinking his suicide attempt, but his careless tossing
of the gun lands him in the emergency room after shooting himself in the
foot. Jason meets a doctor named Joanna there (Lori Loughlin). Sherman
that his wife left him and ends up stealing a bakery truck for the sugar
Harry steps out of his comfort zone and tries a Korean massage where he
into another old classmate, Kelly Lee (Kelly Hu). Harry reluctantly helps
Kelly escape from her jealous boyfriend by bringing her back to his
ends up calling Harry to pick him up from the hospital and Sherman ends
calling Harry to bail him out of jail. Harry is hurt that Kelly remembers
everyone else from their class except him.
Kelly's boyfriend finds out where Harry lives and comes to talk to
Harry confronts him instead. The boyfriend leaves without seeing Kelly
leaves his parting commentary on Harry's face by breaking his nose.
group ends up in the hospital this time to treat Harry, but now Harry has
contact name to put on the form under "In Case of Emergency…" The
temperaments seem to be the mirror image of CBS' new comedy, "The
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