The show, based on creator Adam Green's real life and set in his small hometown of Holliston, MA, follows the lives of Adam and Joe, two friends chasing the dream of becoming successful horror movie filmmakers while struggling to make ends meet and dealing with life and the opposite sex in their post-college jobs at a Boston area cable access station where they also host a late night movie program called "The Movie Crypt." The core ensemble is rounded out by Joe's girlfriend Laura (a morbid yet adorable aspiring artist) and Adam's ex-girlfriend and the greatest heartbreak of his life Corri (a gorgeous nurse and aspiring country singer). The other main characters on the show include Adam and Joe's boss Lance Rockett (a cross-dressing 54 year old lead singer for a Van Halen tribute band still living the 80s glam metal lifestyle) and Adam's imaginary friend Oderus Urungus (an alien who lives in his closet and advises him on his life... badly). Often referred to as "Friends" for geeks and... Written by
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Did You Know?
While working at Troma, Joe Lynch
' suggested GWAR frontman Dave Brockie
should play the title character in Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV
(2000). Brockie wanted to play the part but was on probation and was therefore unable to leave his home state to shoot the film - and Lynch lost his job before the movie went into production. It was a weird coincidence that they wound up costarring together in "Holliston," as the idea to cast both Lynch and Brockie was that of creator Adam Green
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Referenced in Digging Up the Marrow
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by Kirk Miller
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