A working class family and their oddball friends.

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 Louie (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Kim (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Mike (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Tina (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Rich (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Jerry (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Ellen (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Walter (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Lucy (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
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A working class family and their oddball friends.

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Some men have a dream, Louie has a family. See more »

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According to Louis C.K., the series had better ratings than Deadwood (2004), but a certain HBO executive hated the show and pushed for it to be cancelled. The executive felt that the show's working class image did not fit with the network's high class image. See more »

Goofs

Louis' apartment has a window in the kitchen looking out to a building in the distance, but in the hallway there is a door to another apartment (straight across from Walter and Ellen's apartment), which would be right behind where Louis' window is. See more »

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Referenced in Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007) See more »

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Original adult entertainment in the truest sense
19 June 2006 | by (LA) – See all my reviews

I just watched the first episode of this show and I can't remember when I saw a sitcom where I laughed so much. The characters are hilarious in a very real way. In virtually every sitcom the dialog is one amusing anecdote after another. No one talks like that. The only way anyone is going to talk like that is if they memorized a script. Although the dialog in the show is funny and anecdotal, its something that you can believe a real-life character would say. That makes it a work of genius because obviously many have tried and few have succeeded. There is plenty of swearing, and bedroom scenes with depiction of sex. That may put some people off. However these scenes feel very real as if you are spying on the couple next door. It makes you cringe but it makes you laugh like hell.


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