The Return of Jezebel James was cancelled after three episodes aired. Seven episodes were filmed of the original 13-episode order. Four episodes remain unaired, but can be downloaded & viewed from Amazon.
The Return of Jezebel James Cast:
- Parker Posey as Sarah Tompkins
- Lauren Ambrose as Coco Tompkins
- Scott Cohen as Marcus Sonti
- Michael Arden as Buddy
- Ron McLarty as Ronald Tompkins
- Dianne Wiest as Talia Tompkins
Sarah Tompkins is a book editor, newly out of a long-term relationship. She has decided it’s time to have a baby, and decides to look into having one on her own. Sarah – the woman who has it all and can do it all – finds she cannot have a baby. Instead, she turns to her estranged sister Coco for help. And her "very casual" man Marcus must deal with Sarah’s decision.
Coco is touched that Sarah is publishing a series based on her imaginary friend, Jezebel James. She decides to move in with her sister and become the surrogate for her baby. Can they put aside their differences? How will Coco take to living in Sarah’s home, and the unfinished bedroom? The sisters get an unexpected visit from mom and dad.
Sarah and Buddy try to organize Coco’s day. A new writer is interviewed for Harper Collins. Coco ponders her new room in her broken bed. Coco struggles with the fancy coffee maker and runs into the housekeeper. Ronald delivers a humidifier to Sarah.
1.04 "The Return of the Crazy Jackal Shilelagh Lady"
Air Date: March 28, 2008 [unaired]
Talia returns Coco’s toothbrush and to celebrate Coco’s birthday. Marcus makes an appearance.
1.05 "I’m with Blank"
Air Date: April 4, 2008 [unaired]
Sarah and Buddy try to make the best of the author party they are hosting. An author reads his new book to a room full of kids there for Jezebel – and it proves upsetting to them. Sarrah yells at Coco. Coco is confused by her ex-boyfriend. Marcus and Sarah share a tender moment.
1.06 "Sarah Takes a Bullet"
Air Date: April 11, 2008 [unaired]
Sarah convinces Coco to make a trip home. In return, she promises to defend Coco from the criticism of her parents. The gathering doesn’t take long to turn into a Coco-bashing fest. So, will Sarah taint her parents’ image of herself to deflect attention from Coco?
1.07 "Paragraph Two, Section Three"
Air Date: April 18, 2008 [unaired]
Sarah and Coco have dinner at their parents’ house – it dawns on them that the whole family will change with the addition of a baby.
You can download all 7 episodes of The Return of Jezebel James here.
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