New York-writer Arthur Garment moves to L.A. to write a book about his hatred of the city and its vapid and superficial culture, however, the longer he remains there, he finds himself growing increasingly fond of it.

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 Robbie Graham (26 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Arthur Garment (26 episodes, 1999-2001)
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New York-writer Arthur Garment moves to L.A. to write a book about his hatred of the city and its vapid and superficial culture, however, the longer he remains there, he finds himself growing increasingly fond of it.

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Jennifer Beals was offered the actress role in the show, but was unwilling to play herself as a faded star. The role was ultimately taken by Jennifer Grey instead. See more »

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Arthur Garment: You know, you look different somehow.
Jennifer Grey: Well, you see a movie ten years ago...
Arthur Garment: I saw it just recently.
Jennifer Grey: ...on a small TV screen...
Arthur Garment: This was a revival. Huge movie screen.
Jennifer Grey: ...sitting so far back...
Arthur Garment: Front row. Right up close.
Jennifer Grey: NOSE JOB!
Arthur Garment: Oh... Just one?
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Fine, short-lived satire of Lalaland.
23 February 2003 | by (Arctic Village) – See all my reviews

"It's Like, You Know..." was an extremely funny sitcom that was clearly doomed from the start. The writing was always exceptionally sharp, but its humor was far too sophisticated for general television audiences. For instance, one memorable episode featured a documentary style, a French-speaking nun accompanied by subtitles, demographic pie charts, and repeated references to Lorrie Moore. Not exactly mainstream humor. (And all this in a single episode!) Most of the shows' jokes served to poke fun at the habits of Angelenos, and again, these are regional jokes that most people probably won't understand.

Hey, I loved "It's Like, You Know...," and I watched it every week. It was hilarious, and occasionally it was quite charming. But it hardly came as a surprise to me when the show was canceled. Seriously, there is such a thing as being too clever.


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