Joan of Arcadia

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Joan of Arcadia
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Premiere September 26, 2003
Finale April 22, 2005
Creator Barbara Hall
Network/Provider CBS
Style 60-minute fantasy drama
Company Barbara Hall Productions,
Sony Pictures Television,
CBS Productions
Seasons 2
Episodes 45
Origin USA

Joan of Arcadia is the story of a teenage girl, Joan Girardi (Amber Tamblyn), who talks to God. God gives her certain tasks to perform each week, such as getting a job or building a boat. While Joan mostly does not understand why she must do these things, when she does them it positively affects those around her.

At the start of the first season Joan's father, Will Giradi (Joe Mantegna) gets a job as the new Police Chief of Arcadia. Her mother, Helen (Mary Steenburgen)is an art teacher. She has two brothers, one younger science-geek, Luke (Michael Welch), and the other older, Kevin (Jason Ritter), a former high-school sports star who is in a wheelchair as a result of a car accident.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2
Amber Tamblyn Joan Girardi * *
Joe Mantegna Will Girardi * *
Mary Steenburgen Helen Girardi * *
Jason Ritter Kevin Girardi * *
Michael Welch Luke Girardi * *
Chris Marquette Adam Rove * *
Becky Wahlstrom Grace Polk * *
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2
Mageina Tovah Glynis Figliola * *
Jeffrey Licon Goth Kid God * *


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One September 26, 2003 May 21, 2004 23
Season Two September 24, 2004 April 22, 2005 22


DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Complete Series
The Complete Series June 6, 2017 12


Season Sets
The Complete First Season May 10, 2005 6

The Complete Second Season November 28, 2006 6

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