Daddio was an NBC network sitcom created by Matt Berry and Ric Swartzwelder that premiered on March 23, 2000.

The show starred Michael Chiklis, Anita Barone, Cristina Kernan, Martin Spanjers, Mitch Holleman, Kevin Crowley, Amy Wilson, Suzy Nakamura and Steve Ryan.

The series' first season consisted of 5 episodes and was later renewed for a second season of 13 episodes, but only 4 episodes were aired before NBC cancelled "Daddio" on October 23, 2000 due to low ratings.


The show was about Chris Woods, a former restaurant supply salesman who becomes a stay-at-home dad to his four children (Shannon, Max, Jake and Emily) to accommodate his wife Linda's career as a lawyer.


  • Michael Chiklis as Chris Woods
  • Anita Barone as Linda Woods
  • Cristina Kernan as Shannon Woods
  • Martin Spanjers as Max Woods
  • Mitch Holleman as Jake Woods
  • Cassidy & Savannah Clark as Emily Woods
  • Amy Wilson as Barb Krolak
  • Kevin Crowley as Rod Krolak
  • Suzy Nakamura as Holly Martin
  • Steve Ryan as Bobick
  • Christian Boewe as Montgomery Krolak
  • Amber Ayemin as Julie Martin

Episode ListEdit

Season 1Edit

Episode # Episode title Original airdate
1 "Grapefruits of Wrath" March 23, 2000
2 "The Premium Also Rises" March 30, 2000
3 "Crackers and Punishment" April 6, 2000
4 "Fence and Sensibility" April 13, 2000
5 "Lord of the Ants" April 20, 2000

Season 2Edit

Episode # Episode title Original airdate
1 "The Last Temptation of Chris" October 2, 2000
2 "Pride and Pregnancy" October 9, 2000
3 "For Whom the School Bell Tolls" October 16, 2000
4 "Remains of the Day Off" October 23, 2000
5 "Rod's Head Revisited" Never aired
6 "Gone with the 'Ween" Never aired
7 "A Tale of Two Daddies" Never aired
8 "Of Mice and Math" Never aired
9 "A Confederacy of Daddies" Never aired
10 "The Big Sleepover" Never aired
11 "A Christmas Quarrel" Never aired
12 "To Kill a Rocking Band" Never aired
13 "Tender Is the Night Out" Never aired

Awards & AchievementsEdit

Year Award Result Category Recipient
2000 BMI Film & TV Awards Won BMI TV Music Award Mark Heyes
Teen Choice Awards Nominated TV- Choice Breakout Show
2001 Art Directors Guild Nominated Television - Episode of a Multi-Camera Series Jay Pelissier (production designer)
(For the episode "Fense and Sensibility")
Young Artist Award Nominated Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Young Actor Age Ten or Under Mitch Holleman
Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Supporting Young Actor Martin Spanjers
Won Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Supporting Young Actress Cristina Kernan

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