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Sean Saves the World is a comedy centered around the life of a divorced and gay father played by Sean Hayes. Sean spends his days working a demanding job and trying to move up the corporate ladder. Just when he thinks his life cannot get any busier, his 14 year old daughter comes to live with him.

Sean has a habit of going all out with any task given him. With his new responsibility of a full-time father, Sean tries to gain all the knowledge he can to be the best dad that he can be. Just as he feels he is beginning to master this father role, his job becomes more demanding of his time. Sean is forced to find a balance between his work life and being a father. On top of all this he also has to deal with a pushy, intrusive mother played by Linda Lavin.

1 Season, 15 Episodes
October 3, 2013
Cast: Sean Hayes, Megan Hilty, Echo Kellum, Samantha Isler
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Sean Saves the World Full Episode Guide

  • Sean falls for Max's fencing instructor (Guys Pearce) who has a passion for justice and believes Sean does, too.

  • When Jill, Sean's ex-wife and Ellie's mom (Portia de Rossi), comes into town, Sean worries that her exciting lifestyle will sway Ellie to move back to NY with her. Lorna and Lee finally get together.

  • Liz and Lorna conspire to sabotage Sean's date with a pretentious ex-boyfriend, Colin. Meanwhile, Max persuades Hunter to help take care of his flock of pet birds.

  • When Max becomes business partners with the man who had an affair with Sean's ex-wife, Sean decides to do something about it; Lorna goes on a juice cleanse in an effort to fit into her old college uniform.

  • When Max's dad, Lee, returns to finally be with Lorna, Sean and Max collaborate to prevent this unthinkable act. Meanwhile Ellie asks for advice from Liz and Hunter which puts them into an awkward parenting situation.

  • Sean is focused on becoming more involved at Ellie's school. At the same time Liz and Hunter discover something unsettling when they become temporary roommates. Max searches for a heartbreak distraction.

  • Sean finds a new best friend after discovering Liz has been keeping a secret from him.

  • Max recruits Sean to help identify the mole leaking company strategies to Sean's former boss Andrew, at their rival company. Meanwhile, Lorna and Sean are unsettled with Ellie's friendship with an older girl from school.

  • Feeling the pressure from Lorna, Sean decides he needs to more than just Ellie's friend, and must teach her the value of discipline. Elsewhere, Max messes with Hunter's head.

  • Sean fakes rejection in order to comfort Liz in her relationship problems. Lorna further complicates the situation by driving Sean to go on a date with his dry cleaner to make Liz happy.

  • Sean fakes an injury to avoid partnering with Lorna in a ballroom dance competition. After seeing how kindly Lorna treats Hunter, Sean joins forces with Liz to compete against them.

  • When Max's father visits, Max takes out his frustrations on his employees. Meanwhile, Sean plots to set up Lorna on a date with Lee so he'll be nicer to his son.

  • Sean is preoccupied with Ellie's whereabouts while on a blind date with a Periodontist. Meanwhile back at the office, Max thinks Sean may have feelings for him.

  • Sean considers asking Liz or Lorna to help Ellie get her first bra, which turns into a competition between the two women to be Ellie's substitute mom.

  • In the series premiere, Sean tries to balance the demands of his career, and full-time single parenthood.

Sean Saves the World News

'Sean Saves the World' Out at NBC, Ellen DeGeneres In

The circle of life for sitcoms was acted out at NBC this week, as the network killed one under-performing series but announced the birth of a potential replacement. That's bad news for Sean Hayes but good news for Ellen DeGeneres.

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