The Other F Word

The Other F Word

2 Seasons

This show is a comedy about a group of friends who find that the angst of raising kids may be nothing compared to the angst of starting over after they are grown.

Vision of the Show:
We saw the new title of a half hour version called Marriage Gap Year. The Tagline being “Because What Can Happen in a Year” (short pitch deck included)

Creator, Cast and Director –
Caytha Jentis – Created the series. She is a successful independent producer having made four features – all heightened reality comedies that dispel the current tropes of motherhood. Her first film And Then Came Love a romantic comedy starring Vanessa Williams was licenses to Warner Brothers. Her film Bad Parents, a comedy starring Janeane Garofalo and Cheri Oteri has streamed on Netflix, HBO and is currently on Showtime.

Caytha Jentis and Barbara Kanowitz directed.

Cast – Stephanie Little, Reiko Aylesworth, Leanne Hutchison and Holly Cate with appearances by: Steve Guttenberg, Judy Gold, Alyssia Reiner, Gilbert Gottfried and Michael Boatman

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The Other F Word
  • Pilot: Heaven is a Place on Earth

    Episode 1

    Orly's fearless 50th birthday party ends with unexpected results when her husband dies of a heart attack. Steve quits his job to join the Peace Corps. He challenges his wife Amy, who he will leave behind for a year, to find her own reason for being now that she's an empty nester.

  • Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

    Episode 2

    At Jeffrey's Irish Wake, Amy shares the news about Steve leaving her. Trish announces that she's going back to college to take all of her daughter's classes so she can continue to help her with her work. Orly, who is manic more than mourning, invites Amy to move in with her in the city.

  • Should I Stay or Should I Go

    Episode 3

    Steve leaves for the Peace Corps. Diane, Amy's sister, invites Amy to move into the city with her instead of Orly. Diane didn't realize Amy's dog, Max, who has the same name as her new boyfriend, would be moving in as well.

  • Manic Monday

    Episode 4

    Amy runs into an old friend in Central Park. Diane is conflicted by the age of her boyfriend. Trish starts school.

  • When the Levee Breaks

    Episode 5

    Amy learns that she has to return to work or possibly lose her home. Orly finally comes to terms with the loss of her husband.

  • Dark Side of the Moon

    Episode 6

    Trish video chats with her daughter after seeing curious photos on her Instagram account. Amy visits with an old colleague.

  • With or Without You

    Episode 7

    Orly dreams of Jeffrey prior to attending her daughter's "Take Your Parent To Work" event along with Amy whose son works there as well.

  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    Episode 8

    Amy, Diane, Trish and Orly have a "Girls Night In" that involves a provocative drinking game.