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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Television networks began to take notice of Adam Green and Joe Lynch's on-camera chemistry after seeing a series of short films that they made together for the FrightFest Film Festival in the UK. Had it not been for The Road to FrightFest short film series, Holliston may have never happened as until then, the duo was looked at as strictly directors and not actors. See more
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Spun-off from Coffee & Donuts
On the Streets of Holliston
(End Credits Theme Song)
Music and Lyrics by Brendan McCreary
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