Bored to Death (2009–2011)

TV Series  |  TV-MA  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Mystery
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 26,419 users  
Reviews: 27 user | 33 critic

A well-meaning but struggling writer decides to lead a sort of double life by pretending to be a private detective using the methods he read about in old detective novels.

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

Tv
a list of 27 titles
created 10 Jan 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 25 Jan 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 26 Aug 2013
 
list image
a list of 33 titles
created 10 Sep 2013
 
a list of 23 titles
created 11 Jul 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Bored to Death" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bored to Death (2009–2011)

Bored to Death (2009–2011) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bored to Death.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
2011   2010   2009  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Eastbound & Down (2009–2013)
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school.

Stars: Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon
Party Down (2009–2010)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

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

Stars: Adam Scott, Ken Marino, Ryan Hansen
Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series 1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself in with his friends and complete strangers.

Stars: Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin
How to Make It in America (TV Series 2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A group of 20 somethings living in New York City. Ben and Cameron work on starting a fashion company, while enjoying their lives in the greatest city in the world.

Stars: Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Lake Bell
Hello Ladies (TV Series 2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A gawky Englishman comes to Los Angeles to find the woman of his dreams.

Stars: Stephen Merchant, Christine Woods, Nate Torrence
Extras (2005–2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment.

Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant
Hung (2009–2011)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach finds a way to benefit from his biggest asset.

Stars: Thomas Jane, Jane Adams, Charlie Saxton
Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom.

Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby
Angry Boys (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A mockumentary exploring the issues faced by young males in the 21st century - their influences, their pressures, their dreams and ambitions.

Stars: Chris Lilley, Deborah Jones, Greg Fairall
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In this quirky comedy, after getting fired from his last job, Larry, played by Jason Schwartzman, along with his trusty sidekick pug Arrow (Schwartzman's real-life pet), goes through life ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Byington
Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Stephen Root, Olympia Dukakis
Comedy | Crime

A writer in New York tries to live a double life as an amateur private eye. A feature film adaptation of the HBO series, "Bored to Death."

Board to Death (TV Series 2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Felicia Mezzanotte, Steve Nash, Giancarlo Caltabiano
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Jonathan Ames (24 episodes, 2009-2011)
...
 Ray Hueston (24 episodes, 2009-2011)
...
 George Christopher (24 episodes, 2009-2011)
...
 Leah (22 episodes, 2009-2011)
Edit

Storyline

A well-meaning but struggling writer decides to lead a sort of double life by pretending to be a private detective using the methods he read about in old detective novels.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A noir-rotic comedy See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 September 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aneidikeftos detective  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Lead actor Jason Schwartzman's band (Coconut Records) created the "Bored to Death" opening theme song. See more »

Goofs

On the last page of text in the intro, on the fourth line, there is a grammatical error. It reads: "... she would have been smart and gotten far away New York." but it should read: "...she would have been smart and gotten far away from New York." See more »

Quotes

Leah: That's a big word for you, you read it in one of your Comic Books?
Ray Hueston: No, I read it in my diary.
See more »

Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.55 (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brilliant on all fronts !
22 November 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Very funny,smartly written,with superb acting. This is the kind of dark comedy that network shows can only aspire to be.

Jason,Zack and Ted are all simply fabulous in their roles. The very idea of a struggling writer using Craigslist to get jobs as an unlicensed private detective is pure brilliance.

The story lines are consistently hilarious and the dialogue is smart and a real treat to a comedy snob like myself. This makes most network shows look like the tripe it usually is..

My only caveat is that there are but 8 shows per season.....and now the long wait till Season 3 :(


21 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
RIP Bored to Death crazydustyn
Season 3 Overall clasikrcomafia
Highly underrated mrmastri
season finale jrmyk1-921-140814
Season 3, Episode 4 dan_kot
They missed a perfect opportunity Jussslic
Discuss Bored to Death (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page