The Winner (2007– )

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A successful guy looks back to the time he spent living with his parents when he was in his thirties.

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 Glen / ... (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Alison McKellar / ... (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Josh McKellar (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Irene Abbott (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Ron Abbott (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Richard (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Miguel (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Cali (2 episodes, 2007)
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A successful guy looks back to the time he spent living with his parents when he was in his thirties.

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The pilot takes place on June 17, 1994, as the characters are watching news footage of the infamous O.J. Simpson chase. See more »

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In the Outside Shot of the "Reel World" Video Store, the windows are covered with 2006 Movie Posters when the show is set in 1994. While the inside has movies promoting "Toys" and "Speed" the outside display window has posters for "The Feast", "MI-3", "Clerks II", "Monster House", "Barnyard" and a few other films. See more »

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Fun Show That Relies On Awkward Situations and Embarrassing Moments For Laughs
13 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

The Winner is an enjoyable show presented to us by Family Guy and American Dad! creator Seth MacFarlane.The show has a very original concept the love of geeky 32 year old Glen Abbott moves back in next door with her twelve year old son who is a mirror image of what Glen was as a kid.Glen and 12 year old Josh become friends and help each other out in life, Josh uses Glen's childhood knowledge to score girls his age while Glen uses Josh's knowledge to form a relationship with Josh's mom.Yes it is far fetched and wacky but it's told in a way that works and makes it all seem possible.Most of the nay sayers of this show will claim it sucks simply because it has canned laughter then go on a rant about shows with canned laughter and how "bad today's shows are" or b*tch about Arrested Development being canceled.In many of the other reviews you'll see very little information on the show they may say "it's predictable" or "it's unoriginal" then rant about everything they find wrong with todays TV shows and hardly analyze The Winner at all.The Winner primarily focuses on awkward situations and embarrassing moments to draw laughter from you much like the American Pie movies.The character is a loser , virgin, nice guy, who's too geeky for his own good he's basically a big kid with little to no knowledge of the adult world (examples being showing up for a job interview without a resume, going to a penthouse for sex lessons, and using his $250 paycheck as a pick up line.Alison is the sweet, trusting girl next door who has great comedic timing she's sort of the "normal" character.Josh is a geeky houndog who wants girls but isn't very good with what to say basically a child version of the Glen character.Glen's parents with whom he lives with are the typical squabbling old coots the father a real hard@$$, the mother a nurturer.The show isn't perfect as a lot of the situations are very unbelievable and the fact that Alison would be so trusting of Glen around Josh (especially in todays paranoid society)is very unrealistic.The show is fun and without any of the random humour or pop culture references you see on Family Guy, or any of the political humour you see on American Dad! this is just a harmless show that gives you more laughs than the average sitcom like According To Jim or Til' Death.The series airs on Sunday nights @ 8:30.See for yourself.


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