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Big Time in Hollywood, FL

Big Time in Hollywood, FL
Genre Dark Comedy
Created by Alex Anfanger
Dan Schimpf
Starring
Opening theme "Rainbow" by Bobby Jealousy
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Camera setup Single
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Red Hour Productions
Brillstein Entertainment Partners
Release
Original channel Comedy Central
Picture format 1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Original release March 25, 2015 (2015-03-25) – May 27, 2015 (2015-05-27)
External links
Website

Big Time in Hollywood, FL was an American comedy television series created and written by Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf.[1] A 10-episode first season was ordered by the American cable television network Comedy Central, which premiered on March 25, 2015.[2]

Comedy Central made no official cancellation statement, however on September 25, 2015, series star Lenny Jacobson confirmed that there would not be a second season.[3]

Cast

  • Alex Anfanger as Jack Dolfe, a delusional self-proclaimed filmmaker[4]
  • Lenny Jacobson as Ben Dolfe, Jack's brother[4]
  • Jon Bass as Del Plimpton, Jack and Ben's childlike friend[4]
  • Kathy Baker as Diana Dolfe, Jack and Ben's mother[4]
  • Stephen Tobolowsky as Alan Dolfe, Jack and Ben's father[4]

Recurring guests

Episodes

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 "Severance" Dan Schimpf Alex Anfanger & Dan Schimpf March 9, 2015 (2015-03-09) (online)
March 25, 2015 (2015-03-25) (Comedy Central)
0.570[5]

Jack and Ben are told by Diana and Alan that they have two weeks to move out and find jobs. Jack and Ben decide to try to scam them into paying them $20,000 as "severance", which would help fund their movies. Ben decides to pretend to have a drug problem and owe money to a dangerous drug dealer.

Guest starring Ben Stiller as Jimmy Staats
2 "Intervention" Dan Schimpf Jim Brandon & Brian Singleton April 1, 2015 (2015-04-01) 0.392[6]
3 "Rehabilitation" Dan Schimpf Romanski April 8, 2015 (2015-04-08) 0.439[7]
4 "To Catch a Paparazzi" Rob Schrab Jordan Pope-Roush April 15, 2015 (2015-04-15) 0.341[8]
Guest starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. as himself
5 "A Night In" Rob Schrab Ben Seccombe April 22, 2015 (2015-04-22) 0.315[9]
6 "Separate But Equal" Dan Schimpf Romanski April 29, 2015 (2015-04-29) 0.355[10]
7 "What Dreams May Come" Dan Schimpf Jim Brandon & Brian Singleton May 6, 2015 (2015-05-06) 0.223[11]
8 "Monkey Largo" Dan Schimpf Ben Seccombe May 13, 2015 (2015-05-13) 0.300[12]
9 "The Hand that Feeds" Dan Schimpf Jordan Pope-Roush May 20, 2015 (2015-05-20) 0.288[13]
Guest starring Jason Alexander as himself
10 "Art Imitates Death" Dan Schimpf Alex Anfanger & Dan Schimpf May 27, 2015 (2015-05-27) 0.280[14]

Reception

The first season of Big Time in Hollywood, FL received generally positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season has a rating of 73%, based on 11 reviews, with an average rating of 6.8/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "An absorbing narrative and talented cast help Big Time in Hollywood, FL balance its occasionally obnoxious antics with witty slapstick."[15] On Metacritic, the season has a score of 68 out of 100, based on 10 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[16]

References

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  3. ^ https://twitter.com/Lennyjacobson/status/647598910429659136
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  15. ^ http://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/big-time-in-hollywood-fl/s01/
  16. ^ Big Time in Hollywood, FL at Metacritic

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