A struggling artist is recruited by a secret agency to fight against evil forces. Based on the graphic novels by Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine.
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 The Middleman (12 episodes, 2008)
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 Noser (12 episodes, 2008)
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 Tyler Ford (5 episodes, 2008)
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A struggling artist is recruited by a secret agency to fight against evil forces. Based on the graphic novels by Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine.

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Throughout this series, everything that can have a label ( such as candy, coffee and take away cups, ice cream, etc.) always bears the name "Fat Boy". We finally discover who this mysterious Corporation actually is in the final episode. See more »

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"The Middleman" is quirky genius!
9 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"The Middleman" was a delightful, campy series that faithfully brought beloved comic book characters to life. It was full of quirkiness, enjoyable predictability, and good old down home humor that was refreshing amidst the doldrum selection of TV viewing currently available to viewers who just wish to be entertained. Kudos to the writers, creator, special effects crew, and the talented actors that made this series so full of happy moments and tongue-in-cheek humor. The story lines were full of surprising variety interspersed with unexpected twists and turns. The dialog was sharp, witty, and included the right amount of clever references to past sci-fi classic shows that gave even the nerdiest viewer a satisfying taste of nostalgia throughout this top notch series.

I do hope it will return for a second season since the 1st season finale left us wanting more,more,more!


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