Jane By Design

Jane By Design

"Jane By Design" is set to premiere in early 2012. "Jane By Design" (formerly "What Would Jane Do"), a light-hearted drama, follows Jane, a teenager who lands a job at a hip retail company when they mistake her for an adult. Jane soon finds herself juggling life both as a regular high school student and as an assistant to a high powered executive in the cutthroat world of fashion... all while trying to keep her true identity a secret. (Source: ABC Family)

Episode Info

Prev: 1x18 -- The Bonus Check (Jul/31/2012)

With the school play's future in the lurch because of her, Jane decides to do something very unselfish - giving the play her well earned bonus check from Donovan Decker so the show can go on. But with the play back on, and getting some much needed help from the Donovan and Decker crew on the costumes, Jane feels like she may have given up more than just some money for this play.

Andie MacDowellAndie MacDowell
As Gray Chandler Murray
Annie LittleAnnie Little
As Jane Pipsky
Brooke LyonsBrooke Lyons
As Birdie
Erica DasherErica Dasher
As Jane Quimby
Greg VaughanGreg Vaughan
As Garrett
India de BeaufortIndia de Beaufort
As India Jordain
Matthew AtkinsonMatthew Atkinson
As Nick Fadden
Meagan TandyMeagan Tandy
As Lulu Pope
Nicholas RouxNicholas Roux
As Billy Nutter
Rowly DennisRowly Dennis
As Jeremy Jones

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1x18: The Bonus Check recap: The episode begins with Jane calling Gray and telling her that Jeremy refused to help. Gray is upset. She tells Jane that she had sent her all the way to Europe because Jeremy was her friend. Jane feels sad as she thought that Gray sent her because she was the most qualified. She goes back to the pub and tells Jeremy that she is there to say a goodbye. She knows how it feels to be used as a puppet. Jeremy realized that she reported back to Gray. Jane tells Jeremy that she doesn’t care about the past; he is her friend and that she will miss him. Jane leaves. Jeremy runs up to her; he says that they need to get the designs to Harrods on time! Jeremy goes in with the designs... read more.

1x17: The Sleepover recap: The episode begins with Jane watching a horror movie. She is alone and is scared. Billy plays a prank on her and scares her even more. They then decide to have a party and they send a mail to everyone announcing the party. The next morning, Ben calls and he wants to talk to Kate. But Jane tells him that she has gone for a bath. She tells Billy that she is finding it difficult lying to her mom and Ben. Billy tells her that she is doing this for Ben. Billy is finding it difficult to say a sorry to Zoe as she is still angry. Jane tells him that he should call her to the party. Just then the bell rings; it is Rita1 Jane panics as Rita is not supposed to know that Kate isn’t home. Well, Billy goes into the bathroom with Jane’s laptop and plays a sound file with a woman’s voice humming... read more.

1x16: The Backup Dress recap: The episode begins with Gray telling Jane about the dress Donovon is designing for Nina Garcia from Marie Claire. Gray is leaving for Paris and she tells Jane that she wants that dress to reach Nina for her event on time and without any screw ups. Eli tells Jane that he has made dinner reservations for their first date and with Gray out of town, they should take their chance. Billy arrives to meet Jane. She is wearing her new dress and she looks beautiful. She tells him about her date with Eli and that he is taking her to one of the fanciest restaurants in New York. Billy asks her as to why is Ben sleeping on the couch. She tells him that since the time Dakota proposed to Kate, he has been staying with them and has occupied Ben’s room... read more.

1x15: The Online Date recap: The episode begins with Gray introducing Jane to Christen. Gray tells Jane that after she is free, they need to talk; she leaves. Christen tells her that he has been distracting Gray for the past ten minutes. He then shows Jane the newspapers; Beau is getting engaged to a top designer. Jane is shocked. Jane reaches office and breaks this news to Eli and India. India tells them that this will be devastating to Gray and Jane will have to break this news to her. Gray calls Jane and talks to her about Jeremy; it is all over the town. That is why she hasn’t looked into the internet or the papers, as she is finding the whole Jeremy thing very embarrassing. Jane suggests that she shouldn’t see the papers for a while... read more.

1x14: The Second Chance recap: The episode begins with Ben complaining to Jane that it wasn’t right that she let their mother stay the night over. He doesn’t want her around. But Jan tells him that she wants to get to know her mother better. Ben asks her if she managed to find out what their mother has been up to all this time; but Jane said that she avoided the topic. They find their mother in the kitchen, trying to make some breakfast for her kids. But she is unable to find the utensils. Ben taunts her that the utensils were moved eight years ago. During their conversation, they find out that their mom had been in Italy for a while but then she said that she will talk about it later. Next, Billy picks up Zoe from her house (the fake one) as she still hasn’t told him that she lives in a mansion... read more.
Recurring Guests

Smith Cho as Rita Shaw (4 eps)
Teri Hatcher as Kate Quimby (2 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Family
Status: Canceled
Network: Freeform ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 03, 2012
Ended: July 31, 2012
Episode Order: 18
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