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Old 10-31-16, 06:18 PM
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Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

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IFC announced today that new horror-comedy Stan Against Evil will premiere with two back-to-back episodes Wednesday, November 2 at 10PM and 10:30PM. Additionally, in the spirit of spooks and frights, a special airing of the premiere episode will haunt viewers Halloween night, October 31 at 10PM on IFC. Starring John C. McGinley (Scrubs) and Janet Varney (You're the Worst), Stan Against Evil will air the remainder of its 8-episode first season Wednesdays at 10PM throughout the fall. Stan Against Evil follows Stan Miller (McGinley), a perpetually disgruntled former sheriff of a small New England town who was forced into retirement. Stan has trouble relinquishing his authority to Evie Barret (Varney), the tough and beautiful new sheriff in town, but they form an unlikely alliance when both begin to realize things are not quite right in their quaint New England town. Together, they valiantly fight a plague of unleashed demons that have been haunting the town, which just happens to be built on the site of a massive 17th century witch burning.

PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
Janet Varney as Evie Barret
John C. McGinley as Stanley Miller

CREW INFORMATION:
Dana Gould as CRTR/EP
Frank Scherma as EP
John C. McGinley as PROD
Justin Wilkes as EP
Tom Lassally as EP
Special preview 10/31/16. Will reair in normal spot on 11/2/16.
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Re: Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

I enjoyed the premiere enough to stick around for the season since it's only 8 episodes.

McGinley was of course great with the "don't give a crap" attitude.
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Re: Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

If you love Ash vs Evil Dead you will love this. Very similar but different enough to make it worth a watch. Not surprisingly McGinley was a hoot.
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Re: Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

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Special preview 10/31/16. Will reair in normal spot on 11/2/16.
Note that the early preview was the first 30 minute episode, while the premier on 11/2/2016 will air episode 1 and 2 (total of 1 hour). So for anyone who caught the preview don't skip Wednesday night thinking you've already seen it...you only saw the first of two.
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Re: Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

Oh shit this was great! Looking forward to the rest.

The daughter was hysterical!
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Second episode was a slight step down, but still better than most TV on currently.

Loved the whole Jaws homage!
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Re: Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

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Second episode was a slight step down, but still better than most TV on currently.
For the love of God, can we please retire this cliche?

I saw the 1 hour premiere last week and it was fun for the most part, but not really that memorable. It was far from "better than most TV on currently". There is so much quality scripted TV right now. A half hour dark horror comedy like this is far from the best. I did think McGinley was fine playing an asshole.

This show is quite similar to Ash vs Evil Dead on Starz, which I think is a much better and more hilarious show.
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We could, but it's a better cliche than most that are currently in use.




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Re: Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

Wasn't this a movie before?
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Re: Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

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If you love Ash vs Evil Dead you will love this. Very similar but different enough to make it worth a watch. Not surprisingly McGinley was a hoot.
Don't need a rip off.
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Re: Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

I've enjoyed the first few episodes. Definitely a take on "Ash vs. Evil Dead" in tone and subject, and not quite as good, but it's not bad. I like John C. McGinley a lot anyways, so I'll keep watching.
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Episode 3 was a fantastic step back up with the speed dating episode (it was pretty well a given that Stan's succubus was going to turn out that way -- every woman is a succubus to him). Feeding bacon to a pig ...

Episode 4 drifted back down to "meh" level though.
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I've been liking this show a lot. It's a more episodic "demon of the week" take than Ash vs Evil Dead, but it's been getting into the mythology of the show in the past few episodes.

Favorite line from this past week:
"To be clear, I'm supposed to kill my wife because Hitler told me to do it on TV."
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Just caught up on the final episodes ... Overall I really liked it. A fun and easy way to kill 45 minutes each week (2 thirty-minute episodes minus commercials). The cast is great and has good chemistry.

I thought the daughter (Deborah Baker Jr.) was cute in an awkward way, but now I don't feel so awkward about it ...








Hoping we get a second season!
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Re: Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

Renewed: http://deadline.com/2016/12/stan-aga...fc-1201869710/
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Awesome
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This is great news. The one thing I didn't like about the first season was the cliffhanger it ended on, so I'm happy there will be a second season to see that resolved.
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Yes!!! Hopefully a longer episode order ...

I didn't get why they did 8 thirty-minute epsiodes but then ran them 2 at a time for four weeks.
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Season 2 premiered last night. The episode is on YouTube if anyone missed it.
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The season 2 premiere was a 2 parter that resolves the clifhanger from last season.


IFC posted the third episode on Youtube a few weeks ago under the incorrect title "Stan Against Evil | Season 2 Premiere 'Curse of the Werepony' | Full Episode":


It looks like IFC is again running 2 episodes a week, so both "Curse of the Werepony" and "Girls' Night" air next week.
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Just saw this on my DVR ... another show that snuck up on me. Glad to see it back!
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Starts again (season 3) on Halloween.
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Trailer for Season 3:


And, once again, IFC has put up the full 3rd episode of the season for free on Youtube:
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I thought this was cancelled?
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Re: Stan Against Evil (IFC) -- S: John C. McGinley

IFC's original horror comedy Stan Against Evil will return for Season 3 on Wednesday, October 31 at 10PM. The series stars John C. McGinley as the curmudgeonly retired police sheriff Stan Miller and Janet Varney as Evie Barrett, the current sheriff of Willard's Mill determined to wipe out the demons that plague their quaint New England Town, along with a slate of all-new guest stars. Currently in production in Atlanta, GA, the third season returns with eight all-new episodes. Stan Against Evil is created by Dana Gould and produced by RadicalMedia.

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