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Episodes

IMDB: 7.8

2011, 5 seasons to date

Comedy

By David Crane

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British writer-producers Beverly and Sean Lincoln (Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan), have a wonderful marriage and a hit TV series to their credit. Things couldn't be better. Until Merc Lapidus (John Pankow), a Hollywood network executive, gushes over their series at a gala. Merc is certain that a remake of the show will go over well with an American audience. After making the Lincolns a lucrative offer, they pack up and ship out to the States. It doesn't take long for them to figure out that Hollywood is a place where deals are made and broken in the same breath. They soon find themselves holding on tight as creative control of their show starts to slip away from their hands. Merc ultimately dismisses the original star, an elder, distinguished, gentleman, for 'Friends' actor 'Matt LeBlanc', a charming, yet manipulative beast, with a grocery list of demands. Hollywood is not what the Lincolns had in mind, but Sean believes he can swim with the sharks. As for Beverly, she'd rather go ...

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Season 1

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    BAFTA-winning sitcom Lyan's Boys script writers Sean and Bev...
    Jan 9, 2011
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    Sean and Beverly are still reeling from the network's decisi...
    Jan 16, 2011
  • Episode Three

    Beverly can't stand Matt, and the feeling is mutual. As it's all she can do not to throttle the star of her show, she tells her husband, "He's yours." Sean and Matt end up spending the day together, including an extended adventure in Las Vegas. Soon the two guys are bonded, leaving Beverly feeling excluded by her husband's new bromance. Later, in a confrontation with Matt, Beverly learns just how "big" a star Matt LeBlanc actually is.

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  • Episode Four

    Sean and Beverly have to retrieve Matt from a seedy bar outside of LA so that the paparazzi waiting outside won't see him driving home drunk. What follows is an all-night road trip which takes the trio from a run-in with a paparazzo to Matt's ex-wife's house and finally to his son's bedroom, where Matt is forced to confront the mess he's made of his life. The transformative evening even manages to bring Matt and Beverly closer together. The question is: for how long?

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Season 2

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    Four months later Beverly and Sean are living apart and both...
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    Sean and Morning celebrate his birthday with a night of sex...
    Jul 8, 2012
  • Episode Three

    As Matt confesses to the Lincolns his affair with Jamie the news breaks that Merc's father - whom he once reported for tax evasion - has died and,as studio employees they are expected to attend the funeral,as well as send gifts of food or charity donations. Sean finds his birthday present watch but by this time Beverly has found out that Morning knows what the inside of his bedroom looks like and,at the funeral,she is rather tearful as she reflects on their marriage.

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  • Episode Four

    The audience ratings for 'Pucks' are continuing to fall and Sean - who now has his own Facebook page - and Beverly are told by the network that the scripts should be less about Matt and more about the boys in the team. This enrages Matt,who gets drunk and threatens to both leave the show and tell Merc of his affair with Jamie. However,at Beverly's request,he holds back on both of his threats.

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Season 3

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    Matt continues to fight with his ex-wife for custody of his...
    Jan 12, 2014
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    Matt's custody battle for his kids gets more difficult after...
    Jan 19, 2014
  • Episode Three

    Bev and Sean are still struggling with their relationship. Castor Sotto is getting more and more out of hand and wants to cancel the show. Carol convinces him to give it another chance and they get a new time slot. Andrew gives Matt a pilot script that turns out to be amazing and he wants to be a part of it.

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  • Episode Four

    Matt's career takes an unexpected turn -- and not a good one -- when he goes to appear on The Tonight Show. Merc comes in to pitch new shows to Carol. Oh, and there's a devastating earthquake in Peru.

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Season 4

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    Jan 11, 2015
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    Matt looks at ways to cut back money. Sean and Beverley look...
    Jan 18, 2015
  • Episode Three

    Beverly and Shawn have sold their new show. Shawn's old writing partner shows up with interesting news. Merc pitches a show idea to Carol and Helen. Matt reconnects with his ex-wife.

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  • Episode Four

    Matt and his ex-wife get more than cozy and he contemplates re-marrying her. Sean's old writing partner, Tim, contacts Sean about the new script, saying it is one they wrote together years ago. Carol tells Bev that she and Helen had sex.

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