Good Dog: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (6 Mar. 2011)

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With the green light for his new reality show in jeopardy, George caves in to network demands and asks Claire to move in - with some strict conditions.



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Episode cast overview:
Ken Finkleman ...
Marley Roos ...
Claire's Daughter
Claire's Son
Sam Moses ...
Taxi Driver
Walter Rinaldi ...
Security Guard
Network Exec Linda
Network Exec Paul
Victor Gomez ...
Melissa Kramer ...
Sidewalk Café Waitress


With a pending high concept reality show about his life dating a model half his age, TV producer George (Ken Finkleman) is as nervous and neurotic as ever. He shares his measured enthusiasm over the project with his pal Doug (Jason Weinberg), who pleads with him to be on the show. But given Doug's life is low to no concept, George refuses then sets out for Los Angeles to get Larry David's approval for his desired series title, "Embrace your Enthusiasm." Unfortunately, he never even boards the plane after an argument with a fan on an airport escalator lands him with airport security. Meanwhile, Claire (Lauren Lee Smith) his gorgeous, nubile girlfriend complains that they aren't having enough sex and she'd like greater intimacy from him. George makes excuses but clocks her less than subtle hints. But it's the network demands that actually escalate their relationship intensity after the executives threaten to kill the show if Claire and her two young children don't live in his house. ... Written by Shaftesbury Films

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Doug: [about Claire] She didn't know who Eichmann was?
George: Not a clue. A few years ago I wouldn't be able to handle that. Now I can handle it.
Doug: You can?
George: Yeah, yeah. I am a lot less crazy than I used to be. I am a lot more aware of my prejudice.
Doug: And the nanny's Austrian?
George: Yeah. She looks like Eva Braun.
Doug: You know what Eva Braun looked like?
George: I'm guessing what Eva Braun looked like. This woman's in total denial.
Doug: Denial of what?
George: Denial of what? Denial of second world war. What are you talking about? I've got ...
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