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Old 02-19-17, 03:23 PM
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Crashing (HBO) created by & starring Pete Holmes; EP: Apatow




CRASHING: Pete Holmes stars as an aspiring stand-up comic who discovers that his wife is unfaithful, leading him to reevaluate his life amidst the New York City comedy scene. Holmes and Judd Apatow executive produce the show, which draws on Holmes' own experiences as a stand-up comic, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the unpredictable world of live comedy. The eight-episode season debuts Feb. 19.

PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
Artie Lange as Artie
Lauren Lapkus as Jessica
Pete Holmes as Pete
T.J. Miller as T.J.

CREW INFORMATION:
Judd Apatow as EP/DIR (Pilot)
Pete Holmes as CRTR/EP

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Re: Crashing (HBO) created by & starring Pete Holmes; EP: Apatow

Anyone see this? This was pretty amusing. I liked it. Artie Lange was great. Was that stuff he said about himself true? Very well done.
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Re: Crashing (HBO) created by & starring Pete Holmes; EP: Apatow

I laughed a few times. Will continue.
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Re: Crashing (HBO) created by & starring Pete Holmes; EP: Apatow

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Anyone see this? This was pretty amusing. I liked it. Artie Lange was great. Was that stuff he said about himself true? Very well done.
Having followed his exploits via "The Howard Stern Show", Artie is legendarily effed-up and self-destructive as hell.
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Had some laughs, i'll tune in again
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I enjoyed this a lot more than I thought I would. Frankly, I'm pretty burned out on the genre of comedians making shows about their life as a comedian, but this Pete Holmes guy is playing a character I haven't seen in this setting before, and he made the show real engaging.

I was trying to figure out who the actress was playing his girlfriend. I couldn't remember where I'd seen her before, but now I see she played one of the guards on Orange Is the New Black.

I wasn't very impressed with Artie's acting. Something about it seemed off. His performance seemed way too artificial next to Holme's more natural acting. Maybe I'm just distracted by how horribly Artie seems to have aged in the last seven or so years since he left the Stern show.

Look forward to seeing next week's show.
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It was pretty good and a must see every week. Much better than Dice on Showtime.
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Re: Crashing (HBO) created by & starring Pete Holmes; EP: Apatow

Just watched it. Wasn't overly impressed with it, but I'll give it a shot. I like Pete Holmes. He was always good on Conan's show when he was on a bunch before he got that show on TBS. Artie was pretty much Artie in real life.
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I thought it was definitely well worth a look. I'm in for the season.
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I was trying to figure out who the actress was playing his girlfriend. I couldn't remember where I'd seen her before, but now I see she played one of the guards on Orange Is the New Black.
Lauren Lapkus. Most people might not think she is that attractive but she has a certain appeal.


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Re: Crashing (HBO) created by & starring Pete Holmes; EP: Apatow

How is Pete Holmes in this? I thought his TBS show tanked (unless I'm mistaken). I watched it a few times and wasn't impressed. He doesn't seem like someone I'd choose to lead a scripted show.
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Re: Crashing (HBO) created by & starring Pete Holmes; EP: Apatow

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How is Pete Holmes in this? I thought his TBS show tanked (unless I'm mistaken). I watched it a few times and wasn't impressed. He doesn't seem like someone I'd choose to lead a scripted show.
Because he created it. He likely had himself in mind when he came up with the character of Pete Holmes.
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The pepper spray thing was great.
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That was Gina Gershon, right? What happened to her lips?
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This show has been a pleasant surprise, I've enjoyed the first two eps.
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Yes Gershon is not that bad for her age and probably a 9 or a 10 if you have the looks and physique of Artie Lange.

Is TJ Miller funny? I don't get his appeal and you can only take him in small does. Hope he does not host the Critics Choice Awards again.
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Re: Crashing (HBO) created by & starring Pete Holmes; EP: Apatow

Pete's TBS show was one I enjoyed watching.

I think it got retooled and then cancelled.
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First episode was good, second one was okay. Not a big TJ Miller fan, especially as a standup, my favorite thing he's been in is still Carpoolers (even though I didn't really like him in that either but the show was great).
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Re: Crashing (HBO) created by & starring Pete Holmes; EP: Apatow

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Because he created it. He likely had himself in mind when he came up with the character of Pete Holmes.
I watched the first 3 episodes over the weekend so wanted to circle back on this. The few times I watched Pete's TBS show, it came off as sort of sad (I don't know if it was pre or post re-tooling) and it didn't really click with me.

Anyway, I agree on your statement about him creating the character of himself for this show...and it works. I'm actually enjoying the show quite a bit. I'm not a huge follower of the stand-up comedy scene, but the grind and dedication these guys go through is interesting to watch. The bit on Gina Gershon's couch was pretty good. Pete's wife's new lover is a trip.
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Re: Crashing (HBO) created by & starring Pete Holmes; EP: Apatow

This past week's episode was great.
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I liked the stand up stuff.
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Yeah, the 'barking' storyline was pretty good. Don't really know much about the stand-up comic world and what goes on behind-the-scenes. So I'm not only finding this show quite funny, but equally interesting as well.
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Yeah, the 'barking' storyline was pretty good. Don't really know much about the stand-up comic world and what goes on behind-the-scenes. So I'm not only finding this show quite funny, but equally interesting as well.
Same here, good stuff this week.
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