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Series Summary
John Mulaney, a stand-up comic searching for his big break, experiences drastic life changes when narcissistic comedy legend and game-show host Lou Cannon hires him as a writer. While the job is everything John was searching for, Lou proves to be a nightmare to work for. John must handle the stress of his new job and the guilt he feels over not being able to be there for his best friends and roommates, a tightly wound personal trainer named Jane, and Motif, a powerhouse comic. Rounding out the people in John's life are Andre, a trust-fund baby who seems to show up at the worst possible moments, and his neighbor Oscar, who often serves as an oracle of sound advice.

Air Dates: 2014 - Present

Genres: Sitcom

Network: FOX

Next Episode:

Season 1, Ep. 4 : Sweet Jane Nov 2, 2014

Mulaney tries to ascertain why Jane doesn't get along with any of the girls he dates; fixating on his own death, Lou asks John for help planning a dignified demise.

  • Season 1, Ep. 3 : Halloween Oct 19, 2014

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    When John uses his late neighbor Lapidus' jokes for Lou's monologue, he finds himself willing to rob the man's grave to get more of his material and prove his worth at work.

  • Season 1, Ep. 2 : The Doula Oct 12, 2014

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    When John starts dating a doula, he faces his fear of childbirth; John talks to Lou about his provocative behavior.

  • Season 1, Ep. 1 : Pilot Oct 5, 2014

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    John gets a demanding writing job which turns out to be less glamorous than he expected; Jane tries to prove to an ex that she isn't crazy; Motif struggles to write a killer joke.

critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • Think it's easy to clone Seinfeld? Fox's dreadful, embarrassing misfire Mulaney proves otherwise. show more

  • This contrived, airless comedy is not a good vehicle for him, nor is there much enjoyment to be found in the show's musty supporting characters. show more

  • The live studio audience is just in your face laughing at the most unfunny, hit the ground with a thud, jokes being thrown left and right by a cast that should know how to deliver their lines better.... It doesn't really get funny until the third episode show more

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