2 Broke Girls: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (19 Sep. 2011)

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Experienced waitress Max Black meets her new co-worker, former rich-girl Caroline Channing, and puts her skills to the test at an old but re-emerging Brooklyn diner. Despite her initial ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Hipster #1
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Experienced waitress Max Black meets her new co-worker, former rich-girl Caroline Channing, and puts her skills to the test at an old but re-emerging Brooklyn diner. Despite her initial distaste for Caroline, Max eventually softens and the two team up for a new business venture. Written by CBS Publicity

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Final tally for cupcake business venture: $387.25. See more »


When Caroline is telling Max that the asking price for a cupcake is 7$ in Manhattan and they should sell it for 7$ instead of 5 and pocket the difference, when the camera is turned to Max you can see the price on the tray at the diner to be 1.50$ for cupcakes. See more »


Hipster #1: Excuse me.
[while Snapping His Fingers Obnoxiously To Get Max's Attention]
Hipster #1: Waitress. Dude.
Max Black: Hi, what can I get ya?
Hipster #1: We need some...
Max Black: [Cuts Off Hipster #1 By Snapping Her Fingers Obnoxiously In His Face] Is That Annoying?
[Continues To Snap Her Fingers In Hipster #1's Face While Talking]
Max Black: Is that obnoxious and rude? Would you find that distracting if someone did that to you while you were working? Oh you don't have a job sorry.
Hipster #2: Damn dude she burned you.
Max Black: Oh,
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Not 2 Bad
27 September 2011 | by (Maine) – See all my reviews

Reviews Of Unusual Size! Re: When an ousted New York socialite is hired at a diner, the spoiled blond forms an unlikely friendship with the streetwise waitress that works there.

Outstanding: Kat Dennings has some pretty great deadpan humor.

Unacceptable: The setup for this TV show is horrible. The cute old black guy that mans the register at the diner should be hilarious, instead he's just mildly amusing. There's more blatant sexual humor than I'd expected.

Summary: I was kind of surprised. I should have disliked this show, but I actually laughed out loud a couple of times and I'm looking forward to the next episode. There's nothing I can pin down as excellent, but it's an amusing little sitcom. Why do they always title the first episode "Pilot"? I know it's because it's a pilot, produced to get the other episodes, but it seems like you'd be optimistic and give your first episode a legit title.

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