First Look: Christina Applegate Gets With ‘The Grinder’ (PHOTO)

Grinder - Christina Applegate, Rob Lowe
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Christina plays an old flame of Dean's from back in high school with an appealing, old-fashioned vibe. She grew up in Boise and stayed there all her life. She claims to not even own a TV (and, accordingly, to have never seen "The Grinder"), instead calling herself "more of a book girl," which Dean finds very refreshing.

As former TV lawyer Dean Sanderson (Rob Lowe) adjusts to life in his hometown of Boise, Idaho, he seeks out his high school sweetheart, Gail (Christina Applegate), in the November 3 episode of the Fox comedy.

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“Dean hopes that he’s found the woman with whom he can start a family,” say executive producers Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul. An added bonus for Dean: Gail has never seen his legal procedural. “For Dean, it’s refreshing to date someone who knew him before he was the Grinder and likes him for who he really is.”

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The Grinder, Tuesdays, 8:30/7:30c, FOX

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