Odd Job Jack is a Canadian animated comedy television series created by Smiley Guy Studios about the eponymous character, Jack Ryder, who graduates from university with a degree in sociology and becomes a temporary employee at an agency which specialises in filling difficult and unusual positions.
The series premiered in Canada on The Comedy Network on 5 March, 2003. There are 52 half-hour episodes in four seasons to date.
The first season of Odd Job Jack aired in South Africa on DStv's GO channel from 28 May to 13 June, 2008, from Mondays to Fridays at 22h30.
Season 1 Synopsis
Twenty-five years old and fresh out of university Jack Ryder is searching for a way out of limbo...
Sporting a Degree in Sociology and shouldering hefty student debt, Jack still has no clue what he wants to do with his life now that he's left varsity.
In a desperate attempt to earn cash and maybe stumble on to a grand plan, he signs up with a temp agency - Odd Jobs Unlimited.
Now his ever-optimistic career counsellor is placing him in a variety of unusual positions in a bid to find his niche.
Instead, Jack's finding an array of interesting characters, unique experiences and different persepctives on the working world.
Until his next job...