Just Shoot Me

Just Shoot Me

1997 - 2003, Comedy
A writer works for her father's fashion magazine.

Episode Guide

  • Just Shoot Me - Strange Bedfellows (Season 7 Episode 24)
    Season 7 Episode 24:

    Strange Bedfellows

    Jack is attracted to the feminist who is threatening a boycott of Blush; Nina gets a visit from her deceased friend.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Goodbye Girl (Season 7 Episode 23)
    Season 7 Episode 23:

    The Goodbye Girl

    Vicki gets into trouble with Jack when she offers to do haircuts at Blush; Elliott asks Finch to help get his life organized.

  • Just Shoot Me - Evaluate This (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:

    Evaluate This

    Jack asks his staff to evaluate his work anonymously; Maya's suggestion that Nina walk to where she's going results in a sprained ankle.

  • Just Shoot Me - Future Issues (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:

    Future Issues

    Jack suddenly announces his retirement and puts Maya in charge of Blush; Jack tries to dodge an office farewell party in his honor.

  • Just Shoot Me - For the Last Time, I Do (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    For the Last Time, I Do

    Nina feels threatened by her future husband's friendship with the ceremony minister (Amy Yasbeck), prompting Jack and Finch to step in.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Last Temptation of Elliott (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    The Last Temptation of Elliott

    Maya hires a new intern (Richard Kind) who turns out to be a bitter 45-year-old; Jack helps Nina plan her wedding; Finch unleashes his charm on Elliott's Bible study group.

  • Just Shoot Me - Son of a Preacher Man (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    Son of a Preacher Man

    Nina pretends to be prim and proper; Elliott rents an apartment in Jack's building; Finch learns he will inherit a lot of money from Jack.

  • Just Shoot Me - My Fair Finchy (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    My Fair Finchy

    Maya educates Finch's girlfriend (Gina Gershon) about the emotional bond she shares with her new boyfriend; Jack tells Nina about his ability to charm the office cleaning woman.

  • Just Shoot Me - Donnie Redeemed (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    Donnie Redeemed

    Tentative Elliott discusses finance and business strategies with his conniving brother (David Cross); Nina enters a fierce game of chance with Jack.

  • Just Shoot Me - A Simple Kiss of Fate (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    A Simple Kiss of Fate

    When Simon prepares to propose, Nina tells him she is still married to another man (Jon Lovitz); Jack finds the perfect guy for Maya, but she falls for someone else.

  • Just Shoot Me - Rivals in Romance (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    Rivals in Romance

    Finch romances a rival publisher's assistant, and she has an ulterior motive for accepting his advances; Nina is jealous of her boyfriend's celebrity status.

  • Just Shoot Me - There's Something About Allison (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    There's Something About Allison

    Finch attends his reunion with his pal Bert, now a transsexual named Brandy (Jenny McCarthy); Maya and Elliott decide to become intimate with no strings attached.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Talented Mr. Finch (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    The Talented Mr. Finch

    Finch pretends to be Jack at an important business meeting; Elliott confronts a bully (Jason Marsden).

  • Just Shoot Me - The Comedy Stylings of Rivers & Red (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    The Comedy Stylings of Rivers & Red

    After his father (Brian Dennehy) is forced into early retirement, Finch gets him a job as Jack's driver; Elliott wants revenge after a comic targets him at a club.

  • Just Shoot Me - Pictures of Lily (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Pictures of Lily

    Finch lives out a dream when he meets the centerfold model (Morgan Fairchild) he fantasized about as a teenager; Nina and her rock-star boyfriend discuss moving in together.

  • Just Shoot Me - Watch Your Backdraft (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Watch Your Backdraft

    Maya feels rejected when Vicki reconciles with ex-husband Pete (Danny Nucci); Finch invents a fictional employee in order to obtain a company parking spot.

  • Just Shoot Me - It's Raining Babies (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    It's Raining Babies

    Finch arranged a confrontation between Vicki and Nina, which leaves both women seeking revenge; Nina pranks Finch when he meets his idol (George Lucas).

  • Just Shoot Me - The Write Stuff (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    The Write Stuff

    Maya ghostwrites a poem for Finch, and Jack shows it to the editor of a literary magazine; Elliott hires Nina's rival (Cheryl Tiegs) to replace her.

  • Just Shoot Me - That Burning Passion (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    That Burning Passion

    Maya tries to reunite Vicki and ex-husband Pete (Danny Nucci) but winds up sleeping with him instead.

  • Just Shoot Me - Da Sister Who Loved DiMauro (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Da Sister Who Loved DiMauro

    Elliott feigns interest in Vicki's foul-mouthed sister, Rhonda (Gina Gershon); Jack installs closed-circuit cameras to keep an eye on everyone from home.

  • Just Shoot Me - Halloween? Halloween! (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Halloween? Halloween!

    Nina throws a Halloween party; mistaking Finch for a woman, a lesbian (Brooke Burns) expresses an interest in him.

  • Just Shoot Me - Nina and the Rocker (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Nina and the Rocker

    Nina's romance with a British rocker (Simon Templeton) turns into a battle of willpower; Elliott jumps on Jack's pocket-watch bandwagon.

  • Just Shoot Me - Mr. Jealousy (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Mr. Jealousy

    Finch tries to make Vicki look bad; Nina ushers in a deranged street person (Meagen Fay) to show Jack he was wrong to hire Vicki.

  • Just Shoot Me - Guess Who's Coming to Blush (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Guess Who's Coming to Blush

    After Jack hires a woman (Rena Sofer) to make changes at Blush, the staff gets her to quit, then tries to woo her back.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Boys in the Band (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    The Boys in the Band

    When Finch forms a band with Kevin (Brian Posehn) and their friend Gary (Huey Lewis), Nina becomes smitten with Gary and begins interfering with their process.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Bad Grandma (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    The Bad Grandma

    Elliott becomes distraught when his grandmother (Patience Cleveland) begins spending more time with Finch than with him.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Burning House (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    The Burning House

    Finch persuades David Hasselhoff to play his father in a semi-autobiographical movie for his film class.

  • Just Shoot Me - Blush Gets Some Therapy (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Blush Gets Some Therapy

    When the staff's antics drive a fashion designer (Kate Spade) out of the office, Jack hires a corporate therapist (Stephen Root) to re-educate the staff on tactful behavior.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Book of Jack (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    The Book of Jack

    When his novel-writing experience leads to frustration, Jack hires an English professor (Michael Ensign) to write the book for him.

  • Just Shoot Me - Educating Finch (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Educating Finch

    Finch asks Jack for money to hire a tutor (Brigid Brannagh), but he ends up paying for massages instead.

  • Just Shoot Me - A Beautiful Mind (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    A Beautiful Mind

    Maya dates an exterminator (Joe Rogan) whose lack of education impedes their romance; Finch and Elliott offer Kevin (Brian Posehn) money to watch him eat gross things.

  • Just Shoot Me - Blind Ambition (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Blind Ambition

    Believing Nina treated him unfairly, Maya begins dating a blind man (Dave Foley) with an antagonistic personality.

  • Just Shoot Me - Friends and Neighbors (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Friends and Neighbors

    Finch and a roommate move into the apartment across the hall from Maya and turn out to be the neighbors from hell.

  • Just Shoot Me - About a Boy (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    About a Boy

    Trying to get a girl, Finch hires an au pair (Shannon Elizabeth) for his imaginary son; Jack hatches an elaborate scheme to test Elliot's loyalty.

  • Just Shoot Me - Liotta? Liotta! (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Liotta? Liotta!

    Maya is shocked when Ray Liotta professes his love for her; Finch and Elliot play a joke on Jack when he purchases an antique desk.

  • Just Shoot Me - Nina Van Grandma (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Nina Van Grandma

    Nina spends time with her newly discovered teenage granddaughter; Jack enlists Elliott's help in buying Maya a perfect birthday gift.

  • Just Shoot Me - Nina Van Mom (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Nina Van Mom

    The long-lost daughter Nina had given up for adoption tracks her down at Blush; a game of darts brings out Jack's competitive fire.

  • Just Shoot Me - Christmas? Christmas! (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Christmas? Christmas!

    Maya is unnerved by actor Ray Liotta's obsession with Christmas; Jack dresses up as Santa Claus; Finch and Nina are stranded together in Philadelphia.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Haves and the Have-Mores (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    The Haves and the Have-Mores

    Jack is determined to impress his billionaire peers; Maya helps a mail clerk get over his obsession with Nina.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Impossible Dream (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    The Impossible Dream

    Finch and Elliott come up with a mutual plan for dating Amy; Jack and Nina talk the mailroom clerk into "opening his wallet."

  • Just Shoot Me - Finch Chases Amy (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Finch Chases Amy

    Finch and Elliott compete for the affection of new sex columnist, Amy; Jack's incentive ideas have Maya and Nina scrambling.

  • Just Shoot Me - Maya Judges Amy (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Maya Judges Amy

    Maya's new assistant (Tiffani Thiessen) stirs jealousy in the office with her credentials and her good looks.

  • Just Shoot Me - Bye Bye Binnie (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Bye Bye Binnie

    The staff worries about Nina's behavior after one of her friends dies; Finch considers going back to school.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Two Faces of Finch (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    The Two Faces of Finch

    Finch has second thoughts after he begins to date his a woman (Amy Sedaris) whose personality is very similar to his; Maya tries to explain her high raise.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Two Faces of Finch (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    The Two Faces of Finch

    When a new security guard arrives at Blush, Finch tells everyone that she used to stalk him at college and tried to steal his personality.

  • Just Shoot Me - Finch in the Dogg House (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Finch in the Dogg House

    Jack gives Finch the boot after catching his assistant in bed with his ex-wife (Kristin Bauer); Finch becomes Snoop Dogg's new assistant.

  • Just Shoot Me - At Long Last Allie (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    At Long Last Allie

    Jack's ex-wife demands a position as a Blush columnist as part of their divorce settlement, but Finch knows her ulterior motive.

  • Just Shoot Me - Maya Stops Thinking (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Maya Stops Thinking

    Maya is shocked when her one-night stand (Dean Cain) is hired as the magazine's new creative consultant.

  • Just Shoot Me - Sugar Momma (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Sugar Momma

    A romance novelist (Kathie Lee Gifford) woos Finch; Nina criticizes a disabled actor on national television.

  • Just Shoot Me - Fanny Finch (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Fanny Finch

    Finch plans to become a Gallo by hooking his mother (Joyce Bulifant) up with Jack; Elliott tries to help another photographer find his passion.

  • Just Shoot Me - Erlene and Boo (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Erlene and Boo

    Nina's visiting sister (Brooke Shields) sparks jealousy when she woos the Blush staff and decides to move to New York.

  • Just Shoot Me - Where's Poppa? (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Where's Poppa?

    Jack fears that Maya's new love interest may be his illegitimate son; Elliott decides it's time for Finch to move out.

  • Just Shoot Me - Sid & Nina (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Sid & Nina

    Nina is tricked into attending the bar mitzvah of a 13-year-old (Samm Levine) who has a major crush on her.

  • Just Shoot Me - Mayas and Tigers and Deans, Oh My (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Mayas and Tigers and Deans, Oh My

    Maya exacts revenge on the new intern (Ashton Kutcher) for something that happened to her in high school.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Auction (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    The Auction

    Elliott winds up with a professional escort (Lucy Lawless) courtesy of Nina in an attempt to make Maya jealous.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Proposal (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    The Proposal

    Elliott risks losing Maya when he begins to entertain doubts about getting hitched; Maya returns the ring.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Proposal (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    The Proposal

    Elliott's plan to ask for Maya's hand in marriage on her birthday is ruined when Nina tags along to dinner.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Gift Piggy (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    The Gift Piggy

    Nina and Maya believe a new employee (Mo Collins) invited everyone in the office to her bridal shower so she could get more presents.

  • Just Shoot Me - Finch and the Fighter (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Finch and the Fighter

    Finch's romance with a boxer (Sami Reed) brings trouble in the form of her jealous ex-girlfriend (Elizabeth Rodriguez).

  • Just Shoot Me - Dogday Afternoon (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Dogday Afternoon

    Jack's lucky numbers come up in the lottery, but Finch spent the dollar on coffee instead of a ticket.

  • Just Shoot Me - Slamming Jack (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Slamming Jack

    Finch is exiled to the basement, where he discovers Jack's first assistant (Martin Mull); Elliott claims Maya's hunky doctor is a frequent visitor at strip clubs.

  • Just Shoot Me - The First Thanksgiving (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    The First Thanksgiving

    Maya's pleasant Thanksgiving takes a turn for the worse when Jack hooks up with Elliott's mom before dinner.

  • Just Shoot Me - Brandi, You're a Fine Girl (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Brandi, You're a Fine Girl

    Finch's old friend (Jenny McCarthy) decides to visit, but he has undergone a sex change and is now a gorgeous woman.

  • Just Shoot Me - Choosing to Be Super (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Choosing to Be Super

    Maya's best friend from high school (Andy Richter) is hired to give a motivational speech to Blush employees.

  • Just Shoot Me - Donnie Returns (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Donnie Returns

    Elliott's scheming younger brother (David Cross) returns, claiming to be a successful insurance salesman.

  • Just Shoot Me - Mum's the Word (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Mum's the Word

    Nina's romance with a famous actor (Robert Burgi) is soured when his mother (Eve Brenner) competes for his affections.

  • Just Shoot Me - A Night at the Plaza (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    A Night at the Plaza

    Nina and Finch are unaware of Jack's divorce; Finch surprises Jack at his hotel with a musical performance from his new band (98 Degrees).

  • Just Shoot Me - Hit the Road, Jack (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Hit the Road, Jack

    Finch decides not to get involved with Nina, but Nina has other plans; Elliott accidentally erases an important message on Jack's answering machine.

  • Just Shoot Me - Fast Times at Finchmont High (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Fast Times at Finchmont High

    While Finch is undercover as a student to research an article, a precocious cheerleader (Melissa Joan Hart) asks him to the prom.

  • Just Shoot Me - A&E Biography: Nina Van Horn (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    A&E Biography: Nina Van Horn

    A mock-documentary explores the life of Blush magazine's fashion editor Nina Van Horn, from her movie days through her brief marriage and her fashion career.

  • Just Shoot Me - Finch on Ice (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Finch on Ice

    Finch's former figure skating partner asks him to coach her and her new partner; Maya dyes her hair blonde.

  • Just Shoot Me - When Nina Met Her Parents (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    When Nina Met Her Parents

    Nina is nervous about meeting her biological parents until she learns they are very wealthy; Elliott and Jack make a startling discover about Finch.

  • Just Shoot Me - Hot Nights in Paris (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Hot Nights in Paris

    In need of an apartment, Finch convinces Maya and Elliott to move in together, with disastrous results; Jack and Nina argue.

  • Just Shoot Me - Blinded by the Right (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Blinded by the Right

    When a right-wing organization threatens Blush magazine, Jack asks Nina to charm the group's leader (Terry Rhoads).

  • Just Shoot Me - Blackjack (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:


    Jack learns that a young African-American man (Kadeem Hardison) is posing as his son; Elliott and Nina serve as judges at an awards show.

  • Just Shoot Me - With Thee I Swing (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    With Thee I Swing

    Maya and Elliott invite another couple (Arye Gross and Ashley Gardner) to go swing dancing, but their offer is misunderstood.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Pirate of Love (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    The Pirate of Love

    Finch is shocked to see his ex-wife at one of Nina's meetings, though he soon tries to use it to his advantage.

  • Just Shoot Me - Tea & Secrecy (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Tea & Secrecy

    Jack and Nina remain focused on finding a man for Maya; Elliott and Maya decide to keep their rekindled relationship a secret.

  • Just Shoot Me - Paradise by the Dashboard Light (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Paradise by the Dashboard Light

    Elliot is starting to feel cornered in his relationship with Kaylene; Jack signs Maya up for a dating service so she won't end up an old maid.

  • Just Shoot Me - Dial N for Murder (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Dial N for Murder

    Nina's former agent (Nina Foch), now suicidal, thinks a romantic rendezvous with Finch could do the trick.

  • Just Shoot Me - When Nina Met Elliott's Mother (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    When Nina Met Elliott's Mother

    Maya and Jack accidentally kill Finch's cat; Nina's advice leads Elliott's mother (Rhoda Gemignani) to go out for a wild night on the town.

  • Just Shoot Me - Prescription for Love (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Prescription for Love

    Maya is stunned to learn that Elliott's latest girlfriend (Cassidy Rae) is a model and a premed student at Yale.

  • Just Shoot Me - Jack Gets Tough (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Jack Gets Tough

    After his memoirs come out stating he once beat up Robert Conrad, Jack fears the worst when the actor stops by the office.

  • Just Shoot Me - Love Is in the Air (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Love Is in the Air

    Jack tries to convince his ex-wife (Victoria Principal) to marry her new boyfriend, who is putting the moves on Maya.

  • Just Shoot Me - First Date (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    First Date

    Maya's former assistant Cindy returns as a media buyer, and Jack makes Maya take her out for the evening.

  • Just Shoot Me - An Axe to Grind (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    An Axe to Grind

    Elliott's plan to stir up trouble between his friend (Kevin Sorbo) and Maya backfires when the two decide to set up a date.

  • Just Shoot Me - Hello Goodbye (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Hello Goodbye

    A party reveals how different Finch and his wife really are; Maya gives out job evaluations at the office.

  • Just Shoot Me - Jack Vents (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Jack Vents

    Nina manipulates Jack after she overhears his therapy session; Maya researches a story on habitual women gamblers.

  • Just Shoot Me - Finch Gets Dick (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Finch Gets Dick

    Finch meets his manipulative match in Kyle, Adrienne's hand-model friend; Nina is sentenced to community service.

  • Just Shoot Me - Blackmail Photographer (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Blackmail Photographer

    A sleazy photographer (Sean Whalen) with incriminating photos blackmails Elliott into giving him a job.

  • Just Shoot Me - When Nina Met Elliott (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    When Nina Met Elliott

    Elliott recalls when a hit-and-run driver made him lose contact with his dream lover, unaware that Nina was that driver.

  • Just Shoot Me - A Divorce to Remember (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    A Divorce to Remember

    Finch's desire to enter his cat in a show tests his marriage; Maya and Elliot begin divorce procedures.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Odd Couple (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    The Odd Couple

    Desperate to impress an old nemesis, Finch plans to wed an insecure supermodel (Rebecca Romijn-Stamos).

  • Just Shoot Me - The Odd Couple (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    The Odd Couple

    Desperate to impress an old nemesis, Finch plans to wed an insecure supermodel (Rebecca Romijn-Stamos).

  • Just Shoot Me - Nina's Choice (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Nina's Choice

    Maya reminds Nina of her history of bad choices in men when Nina's former lover (Jere Burns), now a fugitive, returns.

  • Just Shoot Me - Shaking Private Trainer (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Shaking Private Trainer

    Jack is determined to get back in shape and hires a tough, personal trainer (Neal McDonough); Maya and Finch collaborate on a screenplay.

  • Just Shoot Me - Softball (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:


    Fair play is not a priority when Jack hires former slugger Steve Garvey for the annual baseball game.

  • Just Shoot Me - And the Femmy Goes To ... (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    And the Femmy Goes To ...

    Nina, Maya and Elliott are thrilled to have been nominated for Femmy Awards; Finch is rejected by a cover girl.

  • Just Shoot Me - Maya's Nude Photos (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Maya's Nude Photos

    Maya's photography teacher (David Clennon) wants her to pose in the nude; Finch competes for Jack's attention.

  • Just Shoot Me - Miss Pretty (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Miss Pretty

    Finch gets a sleazy friend (Willie Garson) to pose as an advice columnist; Nina gets roped into a relationship.

  • Just Shoot Me - Toy Story (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Toy Story

    Finch switches the cards on two of Elliot's birthday presents, leading Elliott to believe that Persky gave him a cool video game system while Maya gave him risque toys.

  • Just Shoot Me - Hostess to Murder (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Hostess to Murder

    Maya hosts an elaborate murder-mystery party where everyone dresses in costume and pandemonium reigns.

  • Just Shoot Me - Nina Sees Red (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Nina Sees Red

    Finch tries to dissuade his father (Brian Dennehy) from marrying Nina; Elliott gets a second chance with Tyra Banks (as herself).

  • Just Shoot Me - Nina Sees Red (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Nina Sees Red

    Finch's visiting father (Brian Dennehy) romances Nina and announces their engagement; Elliott meets model Tyra Banks.

  • Just Shoot Me - Lies & Dolls (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Lies & Dolls

    Maya is attracted to conservative politician (Tom Amandes) but Nina ultimately wins his affection; Finch learns about Elliott's valuable collector's item.

  • Just Shoot Me - A Spy in the House of Me (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    A Spy in the House of Me

    Jack tries to put out the flames rekindled by Maya's first love (Rob Youngblood); Nina has an allergic reaction.

  • Just Shoot Me - Slow Donnie (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Slow Donnie

    Maya sets out to expose the truth about Elliott's brother (David Cross); Nina is surrounded by hundreds of canaries.

  • Just Shoot Me - How the Finch Stole Christmas (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    How the Finch Stole Christmas

    Finch tries to ruin the office Christmas with insulting gifts after misunderstanding his present. Narrated by Kelsey Grammer.

  • Just Shoot Me - How Nina Got Her Groove Back (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    How Nina Got Her Groove Back

    Nina sets her sights on fashion rival Margo Langhorne (Christine Ebersole) but feels no victory when the battle ends.

  • Just Shoot Me - The List (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    The List

    Finch meets Mark Hamill (guest starring as himself) at Bartini's and is so annoying that the actor turns the tables.

  • Just Shoot Me - Puppetmaster (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Maya's romance with a puppeteer takes an uncertain turn when she suspects she has inspired a rude new puppet.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Withholder (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Withholder

    Elliott plans to teach Courtney (Megan Gallagher) a lesson for dumping Finch, but events take a different turn.

  • Just Shoot Me - Two Girls for Every Boy (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Two Girls for Every Boy

    A model reveals her feelings toward Finch; Jack convinces Nina and Elliott to treat him like one of the guys.

  • Just Shoot Me - Funny Girl (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Funny Girl

    Maya gets caught up in a tangle of practical jokes when she sets out to prove Finch wrong and demonstrate that women can be pranksters too.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Mask (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Mask

    Finch convinces Maya to wear a costume to work on Halloween; while dressed as a fairy princess, Maya meets Prince Charming (Mark Dobies) on an elevator.

  • Just Shoot Me - Steamed (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    Maya is taken in by Finch's lie that Jack wants to turn a neighboring office into a daycare center, but what Jack really wants the space for is a steam room.

  • Just Shoot Me - What the Teddy Bear Saw (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    What the Teddy Bear Saw

    Finch and the new nanny (Ana Gasteyer) are caught in an embrace by a camera hidden inside a teddy bear.

  • Just Shoot Me - War and Sleaze (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    War and Sleaze

    Jack is hit by friendly fire when Finch accidentally shoots his company teammate in a paintball game.

  • Just Shoot Me - Eve of Destruction (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    Eve of Destruction

    Bringing her father and mother (Jessica Walter) together for the first time in 25 years creates complications for Maya.

  • Just Shoot Me - Rescue Me (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Rescue Me

    An office blood drive turns into a storytelling session as Finch, Nina and Elliott recall for Maya how Jack transported them from dreary jobs to new careers.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Emperor (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    The Emperor

    Maya knocks designer Oskar Milos' (Dana Carvey) clothes and has to eat her words when Milos pulls his advertising.

  • Just Shoot Me - Amblushed (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:


    Nina's comeback photo shoot leaves her in head-to-toe gold paint for the day; Maya gets ambushed when she agrees to speak at a forum for women in the media.

  • Just Shoot Me - Jack's Old Partner (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Jack's Old Partner

    Jack feels guilty for firing his old partner 30 years ago and decides to rehire him, but then he remembers why he fired him in the first place.

  • Just Shoot Me - Bravefinch (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:


    Finch faces off against Jack's new personal assistant; Maya mistakenly uses Nina's nicotine patch as a bandage.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Kiss (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    The Kiss

    A fake kiss at a tenant meeting may hold greater significance for Elliott and Maya; Jack tests Finch.

  • Just Shoot Me - Nina's Bikini (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Nina's Bikini

    Nina is humiliated by the display of her bikini at a celebrity cafe, so Maya and Finch plot to get it back.

  • Just Shoot Me - College or Collagen (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    College or Collagen

    Maya and Nina compete to influence a college intern (Ali Larter) with interests in both modeling and journalism.

  • Just Shoot Me - Nina in the Cantina (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Nina in the Cantina

    Maya's interview with a British rock star (Michael Des Barres)triggers a flood of memories for Nina of the affair she had with him 25 years ago.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Walk (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The Walk

    Jack loses his temper for no apparent reason at a staff meeting and refuses to talk about it; Finch tries to seduce Courtney.

  • Just Shoot Me - Pass the Salt (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Pass the Salt

    Finch gets help to prove he's straight when he finds out that his father (Brian Dennehy) thinks he's gay.

  • Just Shoot Me - In the Company of Maya (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    In the Company of Maya

    Maya is slapped with a sexual harassment suit; Elliott can't cope with his new girlfriend's (Heidi Schanz) fame.

  • Just Shoot Me - Sewer! (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:


    Nina outdoes Finch by giving Jack a celebrity monkey for his birthday, then struggles to conceal it; Maya tries to impress a friend (Lisa Edelstein).

  • Just Shoot Me - Elliott the Geek (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Elliott the Geek

    Elliott conspires to flaunt his flashy career and glamorous lifestyle before his old school friends at a memorial service for one of his high-school teachers; Jack trains Finch on how to exert power over others..

  • Just Shoot Me - Jesus, It's Christmas (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Jesus, It's Christmas

    Maya arranges for a generous cash gift for the office custodian; Elliot is upset when the delivery guy invents nicknames for everyone but him.

  • Just Shoot Me - Sweet Charity (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Sweet Charity

    Maya's long-running efforts for literacy are upstaged when her father makes a big donation and gets credit.

  • Just Shoot Me - Twice Burned (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Twice Burned

    Maya's past behavior makes it hard for Jack to get Hannah enrolled in Maya's old school; Elliot and Nina discover they share a fascination with the same blues singer/songwriter.

  • Just Shoot Me - My Dinner With Woody (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    My Dinner With Woody

    A Woody Allen impersonator (Ed Crasnick) is drawn to Maya after she pens a favorable article about the filmmaker; Jack loses his sight for a day.

  • Just Shoot Me - King Lear Jet (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    King Lear Jet

    Maya is upset when her father gives tickets to a Royal Shakespeare Company production and a flight to London to Elliott and Nina.

  • Just Shoot Me - La Cage (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    La Cage

    Despite warnings from Elliott, Finch falls for the beautiful Nikki Elston, and the staff must intervene.

  • Just Shoot Me - Old Boyfriends (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Old Boyfriends

    Although he's married to a younger woman, Jack flips when Maya is pursued by a 60-plus playboy (Chad Everett).

  • Just Shoot Me - The Assistant (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Assistant

    Maya challenges her father's authority by retaining an aide (Cheri Oteri) he fired; Nina is set up for disaster.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Experiment (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Experiment

    Maya proves her own point about looks vs. intelligence when she ends up dating a hunk instead of a brainy man.

  • Just Shoot Me - Lemon Wacky Hello (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Lemon Wacky Hello

    Maya is miffed at her father, but the candy he brings back from the Orient makes a big hit at the office.

  • Just Shoot Me - In Your Dreams (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    In Your Dreams

    The new photo Elliott takes for Maya's ID card makes her look so attractive that it results in a saucy dream; Finch becomes the office enforcer.

  • Just Shoot Me - Nina's Birthday (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Nina's Birthday

    Jack and Maya throw a birthday party for Nina after her plans are canceled; Finch and Elliott make a bet.

  • Just Shoot Me - Secretary's Day (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Secretary's Day

    On Secretary's Day, Finch gets annoyed and leaves the office in a huff, winding up on "The Tonight Show" recounting how he fell into a gorilla cage at the zoo.

  • Just Shoot Me - The Devil and Maya Gallo (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Devil and Maya Gallo

    Maya's story idea is dampened by her father, while co-workers Nina and Finch plan for their own dismissals.

  • Just Shoot Me - Back Issues (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Back Issues

    A cash-strapped serious journalist reluctantly takes a job with a fashion magazine owned by her father.