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Second Noah is an ABC network drama series created by Pamela K. Long, which aired from February 5, 1996 to June 8, 1997, lasting for two seasons & 21 episodes.

It was produced by Longfeather Entertainment, MT2 Services & New World Entertainment.


The series centered on author Noah Beckett and his zookeeper wife, Jesse, who have adopted eight children and numerous animals.


  • Daniel Hugh Kelly as Noah Beckett
  • Betsy Brantley as Jesse Beckett
  • James Marsden as Ricky Bickett
  • Gemini Barnett as Ben
  • Erika Page as Roxanna
  • Jeffrey Licon as Luis
  • Zelda Harris as Bethany
  • Ashley Gorrell as Hannah
  • Jeremy Cole Torgerson as Danny
  • Jon Torgerson as Ranny
  • Joey Lauren Adams as Darby
  • Deidre O'Connell as Shirley Crockmeyer


Second Noah" was cancelled in the summer of 1997 due to low ratings. However, there was controversy.

ABC and Disney's venture of The Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World was to open in 1998 and executives didn't want to promote Busch Gardens in Tampa since it would be in direct competition to the new zoological park in Kissimmee.

The show's final three episodes aired on May 25, 1997; June 1, 1997; and June 8, 1997, and took place at Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.