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The Crazy Ones 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2013–2014)
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Out-of-the-box Simon Roberts runs an ad agency with his Type-A daughter Sydney.

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David E. Kelley
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Robin Williams ...  Simon Roberts 22 episodes, 2013-2014
Sarah Michelle Gellar ...  Sydney Roberts 22 episodes, 2013-2014
James Wolk ...  Zach Cropper 22 episodes, 2013-2014
Hamish Linklater ...  Andrew Keanelly 22 episodes, 2013-2014
Amanda Setton ...  Lauren Slotsky 22 episodes, 2013-2014
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Robin Williams returns to series television in The Crazy Ones, a single-camera workplace comedy about a larger-than-life advertising genius whose unorthodox methods and unpredictable behavior would get him fired... if he weren't the boss. Simon Roberts is the head of a powerful agency, with the biggest clients and brands in the world, but even more important to him is that his daughter Sydney is by his side. As his partner, Sydney is Simon's exact opposite - focused, organized and eager to make a name for herself, but also too busy parenting her father, which she'd resent if he wasn't so brilliant at what he does. Joining them in the firm are the dashing and talented Zach; art director Andrew, who's as hard-working as he is neurotic; and the beautiful and deceptively smart assistant Lauren. With his team and his daughter behind him, Simon continues to set the advertising world on fire, and it looks like they are definitely buying what these crazy ones are selling. Written by Jiilo_Kim

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USA

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English

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2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eszementek See more »

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Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Dolby

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

In the episode with Fred Melamad it looks as though Fred is much taller than Hamish Linklater (Andrew) when in actuallity Fred is only 185 cm (6'1) and Hamish is 193 cm (6'4) See more »

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Featured in Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018) See more »

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Hope they keep up the good work!
27 September 2013 | by OldFashionedYoungsterSee all my reviews

I decided to watch this show only because of Sarah Michelle Gellar and Robin Williams and didn't have any expectations. But I am very happy with what I got.

The Pilot was over before it started which can mean only one thing-I didn't get bored.It was constantly funny,but not laughing out loud funny,it was subtle and constant.

Robin is his usual self,I think there is a lot of improvising on his behalf and I like it.

Sarah is very natural in her role and I can see her as updated version of Ally McBeal. She has a comedic bone in herself but didn't get much chance in The Pilot to prove herself in that area(although there was a great moment where she is watching some McDonalds executive fall for her colleague's charm and she makes a face,it was so funny). But in every dialogue with Robin there is so much chemistry. Especially where there is only two of them in the scene. It's like they know each other their whole life,just like father and daughter. (Not very usual to see these days on TV)

The rest of the cast will hopefully get to shine in next episodes but I will mention James Wolk's character which is very likable.

I really hope they keep up the good work and get people to know them better.


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