The misadventures of a group of disparate roomates who live in a hip neighbourhood in a major city.
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 Jim Kuback (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Gus Duncz / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Andy French (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Posey Tyler / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Kevin French / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Wally Langford / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Dakota / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 George Bang (12 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Toby Mundorf (12 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Carlos Hernandez-Leibowitz (11 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Tina / ... (8 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Gwen (7 episodes, 1999-2002)
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 Mr. Czelanski / ... (6 episodes, 1999-2002)
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Storyline

Andy French is an aspiring cartoonist who has trouble holding a job or a girlfriend even while he rooms with two other eccentric roommates in an apartment in the Mission Hill area of the city of Cosmopolis. The fact that he has to house his obnoxiously precocious younger brother, Kevin, is no help. However, this quartet of disparate individuals manages to struggle through life's bizarre trials even as they learn to get along. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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The show was put on hiatus by the WB Network after just two episodes due to poor ratings. It returned to the WB in the summer of 2000 but was cancelled after just four additional episodes. In 2002, The Cartoon Network bought the rights to the show and premiered the seven remaining unaired episodes. See more »

Quotes

[Andy and Kevin are having dinner with Kevin's "girlfriend," Eunice "Weirdie" Eulmeyer"]
Andy French: Pass me the beans, Weirdie.
Kevin French: What did you say?
Andy French: [stammering] Uh... I meant "Where de beans at, Weirdie? ...uh, beans at, Weirdie? ...beans at, Weirdie? ...beans at, Weirdie? ...beans at, Weirdie?" Help me...
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Referenced in Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) See more »

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Everloving
Composed by Moby
Episode: {"Happy Birthday, Kevin (Happy Birthday, Douchebag)" (2002) (ep. #1.12)}
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Underrated and Brilliant
9 June 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

You review above falsely credits Josh Weinstein as working on a program called "Mystery Science Theater 3000". I believe you are mistaking him for J. Elvis Weinstein ( http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918441/ ) who also worked on Freaks and Geeks. I only know this because I used to confuse the two writers myself ;)

Mission Hill was an excellent show, by the way. It had humour that easily out beats current episodes of the Simpsons and it frustrates me that crap like Family Guy can remain on air, whilst clever, well animated, well acted, excellently written cartoons like Mission Hill go unnoticed.

I will always be a fan of this show for what it was, an excellent unfinished first season.


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