Based on the real-life dysfunctional family of comedy in Christopher Titus, the show deals with his character, his brother, and their friends dealing with his crude, abusive, sadistic drunken father, and how the guy has twisted and ruined his own life. All in a light-hearted comedy vein.Written by
Both Ken Titus (Stacy Keach) and Erin Fitzpatrick (Cynthia Watros) hosted their own episodes from the black and white neutral space. ("The Pendulum" and "Bachelor Party", respectively.) According to the producers, the original plan was to have all the central characters appear in the neutral space at least once. But the show was canceled before Tommy and Dave (and possibly even Amy) could have a chance to do it. See more »
I don't go straight for the ten. I go for the six and drink 'til she's an eight!
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After years of okay shows and assorted crap, Titus is certainly a breath of fresh air.
The premise of the show is certainly unique. Comedian Christopher Titus narrates various stories loosely based on real life events, while supporting them with a string of humorous flashbacks. Titus' family, to put it kindly, is pretty damn dysfunctional, and those of us who haven't had to deal with such problems find it amusing, (though a little sad at times too). Chris Titus put it best in a recent episode when he stated, "Studies show that nearly 60% of American families are dysfunctional. That means WE'RE in the majority! When armageddon happens, all the so-called 'normal' families will be panicking, while the dysfunctional families will be thinking, 'No one's watching the Cadillac dealerships!'"
Don't be afraid of Titus because its another sitcom based on the act of a comedian. Chris Titus' comedy act is unique, and so is the show that is his namesake. I'm so glad that its been picked up for next season. Give it a chance. You'll be happy you did.
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars.
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