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The Crazy Ones 

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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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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
Maria Teresa Zuppetta ...  Agency Staff 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 »

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Chicago, Illinois, USA

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16:9 HD
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David E Kelly at his best!
26 September 2013 | by artdumoiSee all my reviews

The pilot was really fast paced, the 20 minutes felt like 5 but I already love all the characters. Definitely Ally Mc Beal 2.0. A bunch of Crazy people with a lot of heart. Can't hardly wait to know them a little bit more and to explore their universe. All the actors have great chemistry together especially Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. James Wolk was a nice revelation and on top of that Kelly Clarkson was hilarious. Yep, this is great TV. The show has so much potential, I hope the writers will meet my expectations. The next episodes should focus a little bit more on the father / daughter relationship. This is where, IMO, The Crazy Ones could stand out of the crowd and became a nice "dramedy".


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