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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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Ellen was originally supposed to be a recurring character but C.K. enjoyed Kim Hawthorne's work so much that he made her a cast member. Because she was hired as a recurring character, she did not have a contract with HBO. During pre-production on the second season, Hawthorne wanted to leave the series to work on a pilot. C.K. convinced HBO to pay Hawthorne for the entire second season to keep her. The second season was never produced. See more »

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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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The point of Lucky Louie
16 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In no way is it supposed to be groundbreaking like Six Feet Under, The Sorpranos, or any other HBO programming. Lucky Louie is a sitcom that is filmed, and can be shown, on HBO. They intentionally aren't trying to break the box here, folks; that's the point. I am looking forward to this show because I am sick and tired of the generic, pansy, overly formulaic, and frankly unfunny sitcom shows on network TV (and by this I don't mean My Name Is Earl, The Office, or Arrested Development, but of the Freddy, Dharma and Greg variety). This show will be a breath of fresh air and will give me a great night of comedy (Entourage, Lucky Louie and Tourgasm). I can't wait.

Also, I'm sad to report that cast member Jim Norton might not make season 2 because of his battle with AIDS. I'm currently watching his puppy and refilling his broth bowl. Thoughts and prayers.


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