Ethan passes out invitations to the Jarlewski Annual Chuckshot, a celebration in honour of his late maternal grandfather. "Grampie Chuck" was with the police department and, every year, in his memory...
It's Bree's 29th birthday and she loves the video card that Ethan, Cowboy and John Doe have made for her. When Steve sees it, he wonders why the Podsters are singing "For She's a Jolly Good Fellow" ...
A man who lives in an old camper trailer, wakes up one morning to find himself rolling down a desert highway. Taken hostage aboard this rolling nightmare, he will have to use his wits in order to survive.
Disheartened when his story about Canadian snipers possibly mutilating corpses in Afghanistan is buried, Luke (Nick Stahl) quits his job but is even more determined to return to Afghanistan... See full summary »
A troubled, young history professor tries to escape his past by taking a job at a new university, where he struggles with an entrenched and equally-troubled department chair, rampant ... See full summary »
A group of four men working at a moving company all suffer downfalls, adding to their rough pasts that continue to haunt them. It seems as if none of them will ever accomplish anything in ... See full summary »
"Living in Your Car" follows the winding karmic adventures of fallen corporate exec, Steve Unger, who was caught cooking the books and now finds himself legally forbidden from working in ... See full summary »
An earnest young outdoors-man goes out into the barren desert for some hiking and yoga. But his serenity is brought to a grinding halt when a strange man appears from out of nowhere and tempts him with hookers.
By reading the earlier reviews of unsatisfied viewers, it's easy to see that it was only the first few episodes that did not meet expectations. I personally loved the book and found it's off-beat humour to be hilarious and interesting. When I heard the sitcom was in the works, I was skeptical it wouldn't meet my expectations.
Granted, I did not think the first episode was excellent and I worry that too many people judged it right off the bat. It did take the first episode to develop the story but once underway, it is very catchy and one of the few television shows I've had to watch on each new episode day.
Jpod is definitely of interest for anyone who is into satirical comedy and a lover of the original novel. Even if you haven't read the book, the show is a huge success in my mind. I crave each new episode each week.
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