Jack and Mike

Jack and Mike

1986, Comedy
Newlyweds try to find time for love around their busy careers.

Episode Guide

  • Jack and Mike - The Reluctant Hero (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    The Reluctant Hero

    Jackie blows the cover of a reluctant hero; Mike befriends a vagabond who demonstrates considerable expertise in trading commodities.

  • Jack and Mike - Dreamland (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    Mike faces building-code violations for his restaurant when Jackie investigates a dance school suspected of defrauding customers.

  • Jack and Mike - Light My Fire (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Light My Fire

    A former '60s activist throws a theme party at Mike's restaurant, only to have the time capsule he opens shock the party-goers.

  • Jack and Mike - Fire and Ice (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Fire and Ice

    A notorious mobster attempts to coerce Mike into a partnership to use the restaurant as a base for a money-laundering operation.

  • Jack and Mike - Til Death Do Us Part (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Til Death Do Us Part

    Jackie suddenly starts receiving attention from a secret admirer about the same time a prowler begins stalking her neighborhood.

  • Jack and Mike - Charity Ball (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Charity Ball

    Jackie, Mike, an escort-service owner and an unscrupulous local politician help raise funds to build a shelter for abused children.

  • Jack and Mike - Come Together (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Come Together

    Mike tries hard to hide his financial woes from Jackie, who endures their separation by playing matchmaker for Barbara and Scotti.

  • Jack and Mike - Separate Lives (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Separate Lives

    Jackie's TV job offer in New York City and Mike's restaurant franchise on the West Coast put a strain on the couple's relationship.

  • Jack and Mike - Taste of Chicago (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Taste of Chicago

    Jackie interviews a mobster just released after 30 years in prison; Mike becomes chairman of the city's annual restaurant festival.

  • Jack and Mike - The Mentor (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Mentor

    Jackie's revered mentor arrives in the city to testify before a grand jury; Mike agrees to be a judge in a local beauty competition.

  • Jack and Mike - Cry Uncle (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Cry Uncle

    Jackie and Mike find themselves in the role of parents when Mike's separated sister abandons her 13-year-old son at their home.

  • Jack and Mike - High Anxiety (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    High Anxiety

    A famed comedy team frequents one of Mike's restaurants, increasing business; Jackie tries to redirect a graffiti writer's talents.

  • Jack and Mike - Ready or Not (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Ready or Not

    Hoping that publicity will lead to exoneration, a radical fugitive comes out of hiding after 14 years to tell his story to Jackie.

  • Jack and Mike - Personal Foul (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Personal Foul

    While Mike reminisces with his old college basketball coach, Jackie writes a column about athletes meeting team eligibility rules.

  • Jack and Mike - Change of Heart (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Change of Heart

    While Jackie explores the problems of patients in need of heart transplants, Mike plays host to an old musician pal (James Sloyan).

  • Jack and Mike - Jack and Mike (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Jack and Mike

    Journalist Jackie Shea (Shelley Hack) and her husband, restaurateur Mike Brennan (Tom Mason), try to find time for each other as Jackie investigates a rape case and Mike opens a new eatery; guests Dennis Farina, Gary Cole, Rosalind Chao.