A working class family and their oddball friends.
Some men have a dream, Louie has a family.
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Did You Know?
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
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
Referenced in Louis C.K.: Shameless