Party Down (2009–2010)

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A group of actors move to LA to make it big, but end up working as caterers.

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 Henry Pollard (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Ron Donald (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Kyle Bradway (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Roman DeBeers (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Casey Klein (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Lydia Dunfree (10 episodes, 2010)
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 Constance Carmell (9 episodes, 2009-2010)
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A group of actors move to LA to make it big, but end up working as caterers.

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Party Down (2009) has an extremely strong connection to the show Veronica Mars (2004). "Party Down" creator Rob Thomas was the creator of "Mars;" "Party Down" creator John Enbom was a producer on "Mars, "Party Down" creator and Dan Etheridge was a writer on "Mars", and "Party Down" creator Paul Rudd was a "Mars" guest star. Salvador Pérez Jr. was a costume designer, Daniel Gabbe an editor and Josh Kramon a composer on both shows. "Party Down" regular Ryan Hansen was also a "Veronica Mars" regular. "Party" regulars Ken Marino, Jane Lynch and Adam Scott were "Mars" guest stars, Ken Marino in a recurring role. "Party" guest stars Enrico Colantoni, Jason Dohring and (Veronica herself) Kristen Bell were all "Mars" regulars. "Party" guest stars Daran Norris, Alona Tal, Steve Guttenberg, Ryan Devlin, Martin Yu, Adam Bitterman, Kathleen Parker, Michael Kostroff and Ed Begley Jr. were also recurring on "Mars." And "Party" guest stars Joey Lauren Adams, Jackie Debatin, Jeffrey Vincent Parise, Lee Weaver, Scott Michael Morgan, Todd Christian Hunter and Ryan Pinkston were also "Mars" guest stars. See more »

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TV's Best Kept Sevret
11 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Where to even begin. I stumbled upon this when browsing New TV Comedies on Watch Instantly from Netflix and decided to give it a shot. And I am very glad I did. I have burned through all my TV Comedies forty times over. The Office, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, and all of those. This one easily fights for my number one spot of favorite TV Sitcoms. The show doesn't try any quirky gimmicks (which drove me quickly away from watching too much 30 Rock), or anything over the top. The film is based on a Motley Crew of Caterer's of has-beens or aspiring actors who do the dry waiting job while they wait for their big break.

Every character is hilarious and none are annoying. Granted, some will have their episodes where they are the heel, but the writers have a great punishment regiment in each episode which makes you feel like you weren't harassed the entire episode by horrible writing just to create an annoying personality.

The show has enough story to sync them all together and to keep you interested in the chronological history of everything, but not so much that it becomes a drama or a sinking point. The comedy is purely adult with minimal if any at all slapstick. It's namely realistic and witty humors launched from all sides with realistic and sideshow situations.

Over all this show is great for those like me who have exhausted all the better comedy shows out there and need something new and unique. I have never seen a show like this one or sell it like this.


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